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Organ Events Calendar

Upcoming organ events in and around Minnesota.

Last updated on June 16, 2017

Related link: link Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

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2017: June | July | August

June, 2017

June 20, Tuesday:

12:15PM– guest recitalist Kalle Akkerman (Reformation Lutheran, Saint Paul) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

June 21, Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Kyle Black plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

Noon – Vicki Gornick plays the Estey pipe organ at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (113 SW 4th Street) in Chisholm, MN. As has become traditional, you can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

June 25, Sunday:

2PM – a concert of organ music by Bach, Mozart, Distler, Mulet and Mendelssohn, played by Anne Phillips (Epiphany RC Church, Coon Rapids) and Mark Anthony Rodriguez (Immaculate Heart of Mary RC Church, Minnetonka) will feature the 82-rank Wicks organ at the Basilica of Saint Mary (19th and Hennepin) in Minneapolis, MN. Free/donation.

June 27, Tuesday:

12:15PM– guest recitalist Christopher Wallace (Our Lady of Grace, Edina) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

June 28, Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Cynthia Betzplays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

Noon – a free noontime variety concert featuring the organ at Wesley United Methodist Church (303 East 23rd Street) in Hibbing, MN. As has become traditional, you can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

July, 2017

July 5, Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Matt Haider plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

July 11, Tuesday:

12:15PM– guest recitalist Grace Erie (St. Peter & Paul Church, Mankato) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

July 12, Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Sharon Kleckner plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

Noon – a free noontime concert by Justin Rubin featuring the pipe organ at 1st Presbyterian Church (2201 2nd Avenue East) in Hibbing, MN. As has become traditional, you can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

July 18, Tuesday:

12:15PM– guest recitalist Andrew Birling (Trinity Church, Excelsior) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

July 19, Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Joshua Lindgren plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

Noon – Alan Berg plays the Moeller organ at First Lutheran Church (2201 East 3rd Avenue) in Hibbing, MN. As has become traditional, you can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

July 25, Tuesday:

12:15PM– guest recitalist Joshua Lindgren (Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran, Prior Lake) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

July 26 Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Christopher Stroh plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN. Free.

Noon – a free noontime variety concert by Lanae Ronchetti featuring the Van Daalen tracker organ at Saint James Episcopal Church (2028 East 7th Avenue) in Hibbing, MN. You can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

August, 2017

August 1, Tuesday:

12:15PM– guest recitalist Ralph Johansen (Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, MN) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

August 2, Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Christopher Ganza plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

Noon – a free noontime concert by Karen Sande featuring the Gould pipe organ at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (501 East 23rd Street) in Hibbing, MN. As has become traditional, you can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

August 7, Monday:

7:30PM – a concert of organ music by Widor, Demessieux, George Baker and Olivier Latry, played by internationally known young recitalist Nathan Laube (for the 2017 Organ Historical Society Convention) will feature the 82-rank Wicks organ at the Basilica of Saint Mary (19th and Hennepin) in Minneapolis, MN. Admissiion.

August 8, Tuesday:

12:15PM– guest recitalist Timothy Strand (Gloria Dei Lutheran, St. Paul) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

August 9, Wednesday:

12 noon – guest organist Carolyn Diamond plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

Noon – a free noontime concert by Jason Branham featuring the organ at Faith Lutheran Church (8964 Highway 37) in Iron, MN. You can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

August 13, Sunday:

2PM – a concert of organ music related to the work of architect Emanuel Masqueray, played by resident musician Christopher Stroh, will feature the 82-rank Wicks organ at the Basilica of Saint Mary (19th and Hennepin) in Minneapolis, MN. Free/donation.

August 15, Wednesday:

12:15PM – guest recitalist Joseph Trucano (Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran, Shoreview) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

August 16, Wednesday:

12 noon – resident organist Kraig Windschitl plays a noonday organ concert on the 70-rank, 4-manual 1998 magnum opus Hendrickson pipe organ at Wayzata Community Church (125 Wayzata Boulevard East) in Wayzata, MN.  Free.

Noon – a season’s final free noontime variety concert by Tom Hamilton featuring the Wicks organ at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (2328 East 7th Avenue) in Hibbing, MN. As has become traditional, you can lunch (Dutch-treat) with the artist afterwards, and donations are accepted for the Trox Hamilton Memorial Organ Scholarship Fund.

August 22, Wednesday:

12:15PM – guest recitalist Jacob Benda (Nativity of Mary Church, Bloomington) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

August 23, Thursday:

7PM – a concert by visiting recitalist David Jonies (Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago) will feature the 82-rank Wicks organ at the Basilica of Saint Mary (19th and Hennepin) in Minneapolis, MN. Free/donation.

August 29, Wednesday:

12:15PM – guest recitalist Benjamin Kolodziej (Perkins Chapel, SMU, Dallas, TX) plays a noontime concert on the Wicks-Walker combination pipe-digital organ at Trinity Lutheran Church (222 6th Avenue SW) in Rochester, MN. Free!

 

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