Sunday, September 10, 2000, 4:00 p.m. Come and enjoy
a picnic at the lovely home of Patricia Genchi, 20024 Idlewood
Trail in Strongsville. Bring a salad or dessert to share and
your ideas for programs, presenters, workshops, a theme, churches,
etc. as we begin to design the 2003 Region V Convention.
Sunday, October 8, 2000, 4:00 p.m. Pipes Spectacular!
Part of a national AGO effort to bring the wonder of pipe
organ music to the community. Church of the Covenant, 11205
Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, is hosting this exciting event which
will include organ music by Anne Wilson, Todd Wilson and Tim
Robson; the YARD (Youth At Risk Dancing) from the Cleveland
School of the Arts; liturgical dancer Karen Peterson; a bagpipe
solo with organ accompaniment; the combined choirs of Church
of the Covenant, Forest Hill Presbyterian and Euclid Avenue
Congregational; and brass. We will host a reception. Free
and open to the public--bring your friends!
Friday, October 27, 2000, 7:30 p.m. Organ Concert
by Jeannette Fischell featuring the music of Peter Eben at
the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland.
Ms. Fischell has performed at several AGO conventionsand has
given recitals throughout the country.
Saturday, October 28, 2000, 10:30 a.m. Workshop and
Master Class led by nationally known organist Jeannette Fischell.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2747 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland
November 12, 2000, 4:00 p.m. Organ concert by Ji-yoen
Choi, winner of the 2000 National Young Artists Competition
in Organ Performance of the American Guild of Organists. Following
the exciting concert, we will give a reception in honor of
Karen McFarlane, as she retires from many years of excellent
service to the music community through her agency, Karen McFarlane
November 19, 2000, 2:30 p.m. Organ concert given by
Karel Paukert, Chief Curator of Musical Arts at the Cleveland
Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland. He will be joined
by the University Circle Wind Ensemble. Mr. Paukert is the
first recipient of our chapter's Award for Excellence in Sacred
Sunday, November 26, 2000, 2:30 p.m. Organ concert
given by Karel Paukert, Curator of Musical Arts, at the Cleveland
Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland. Mr. Paukert is
the first recipient of our chapter's Award for Excellence
in Sacred Music.
Sunday, January 7, 2001, 2:30 p.m. Organ concert given
by Margaret Kemper, past president of the American Guild of
Organists. Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland.
Monday, January 8, 2001, 7:00 p.m. Dinner and discussion
with Margaret Kemper, past president of the American Guild
of Organists. Come and meet Maggie, and learn about how our
organization functions at the national level. We will meet
at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard
Boulevard, Rocky River.
Sunday, January 21, 6:00 p.m. We will have a tour
of the new organ installation at Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid
Avenue, Cleveland. Tim Mann of the Schantz Organ Company will
be our host. We will have an opportunity to walk through the
pipe chambers and listen to the newly reinstalled 6,025 pipe
Norton Memorial Organ, originally built in 1930 by Ernest
M. Skinner, and recently restored by the Schantz Organ Company
Sunday, March 4, 2000, 4:00 p.m. "Music of Women Composers"
presented by Dr. Adel Heinrich at Church of the Covenant,
11205 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. Dr. Heinrich has published
a book, Organ and Harpsichord Music by Women Composers and
will discuss the music presented by organists Todd Wilson,
Nicole Keller, Peg Limkemann and Tim Robson, and the Church
of the Covenant choir. Dr. Heinrich served on the screening
board of the National Fulbright Scholarship Program and is
professor emeritus of Colby College in Maine. Her book was
selected by the August 1999 TAO as one of the top 20 books
on organ music.
Sunday, March 18, 2001, 7:30 p.m. "Bach by Candlelight"
at Forest Hill Presbyterian, 3031 Monticello, Cleveland Heights,
with Anne Wilson organ and piano, Jeannette Sorrell, keyboard,
and soprano Sandy Simon. This promises to be a wonderful evening
of the magnificent music of Bach presented by outstanding
artists. A reception will follow.
Wednesday, March 28, 2001, time to be announced AGO
Regional Young Artists Competition at Forest Hill Presbyterian
Church, 3031 Monticello, Cleveland Heights. Anne Wilson is
organizing this competition, sponsored by our local chapter,
to encourage young organists. Come and listen to some or all
of the fine young competitors.
Sunday, April 29, 2001, 4:00 p.m. Children's Choir
Festival at First Baptist Church, 3630 Fairmount Blvd., Shaker
Heights. Come and enjoy a delightful program presented by
the children's choirs of several area churches. Call Carol
Neff for information on participating.
Sunday, May 6, 2001, 5:00 p.m. Hymn Festival and Annual
Dinner at Church of the Saviour, 2537 Lee Road, Cleveland
Heights. Organist Bob Day and Director Judith Higbee will
be our hosts for an inspiring hymn festival, followed by dinner
and installation of our new officers.
August, 2001 Choral Reading Session and Church Music
Workshop at Kent State University, Hugh A. Glauser School
of Music, Kent, Ohio. Presented by Kent State University,
Educator's Music and the Cleveland AGO. Details to be announced.