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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
Twin cities Chapter, American Guild of Organists

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Organ Events Calendar

Upcoming organ events in and around Minnesota.

Last updated on April 22, 2014

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

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2014: February | March | April | May | June | August

April, 2014

April 26, Saturday:

1:30PM – guest artist Gregory Peterson (from Luther College, Decorah, IA) plays works by Bach and Mulet on the Lively–Fulcher pipe organ at St. Olaf Catholic Church (215 South 8th Street) in Minneapolis, MN. Donation.

April 29, Tuesday:

12:35PM – resident musician Brian Carson plays the final free noonday concert on the Casavant organ at the Church of St. Louis, King of France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN. Free.

May, 2014

May 4, Sunday:

11:30AM – a special post–service organ concert by guest soloist Joseph Trucano (recent Eastman School Masters graduate) , features the newly refurbished Steere & Turner pipe organ at Central Presbyterian Church (500 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN. Mr. Trucano will also play the organ throughout the preceding service.

1:30PM – a concert by winners of the 2013-2014 Isabelle Dyck/SE Minnesota AGO Student Schlarship Auditions (Mariah Amundsen, Jonathan Beardall, Andrew DeZiel, Hope Giesen, Teresa Kramer, Grant Natzke, Peggy Pillers, Grace Pingree and Tyao–Vy Trah, featuring the Casavant organ at 1st Presbyterian Church (512 3rd Street SW) in Rochester, MN.

3PM – guest recitalist from England, Nigel Potts, plays a solo concert on the newly revised Foley-Baker pipe organ at the Cathedral of Saint Mark (519 Oak Grove Street) in Minneapolis, MN. Donation.

3PM – organist Kathryn Moen and pianist Nicola Melville present a concert (sponsored by Thursday Musical) at Oak Grove Lutheran Church (7045 Lyndale Avenue South) in Richfield, MN. Free.

4PM – guest soloist Joby Bell (from Appalachian State University) plays a free concert on the 59–rank Wicks pipe organ at Bethel Lutheran Church (810 3rd Avenue SE) in Rochester, MN.

4PM – organist Aaron David Miller accompanies the National Lutheran Choir in works by Britten, Mathias and Stanford during a program that also includes Frank Martin's Mass and the premiere of a new score by Zachary Wadsworth. David Cherwien conducts at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church (900 Stillwater Road) in Mahtomedi, MN. Admission.

4PM – a multi-media presentation, "The Words of Albert Schweitzer and the Music of Bach", with performances by the resident musicians and Jaeckel pipe organ at 1st Lutheran Church (1100 East Superior Street) in Duluth, MN.

4PM – resident musician Geoff Olson and guest colleague Mary Newton present a joint concert on the 30–rank Wicks organ at St. Paul's United Church of Christ (900 Summit Avenue) in Saint Paul, MN. Free/donation.

May 8, Thursday:

12:30PM – guest soloist Tom Ferry plays a lunch–time concert on the 19–rank Nordlie pipe organ at St. Barnabas Lutheran Church (15600 Old Rockford Road) in Plymouth, MN. Free.

May 9, Friday:

8PM – a 'members concert' featuring local soloists from the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Venue TBA. Free

May 11, Sunday:

4PM – internationally acclaimed virtuoso entertainer Hector Olivera plays the inaugural concert on the new Rodgers/Dewsbury pipe-electronic organ at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (13901 Fairview Drive) in Burnsville, MN.

May 18, Sunday:

2PM – visiting artist Brad Schultz (from Luther College, Decorah) plays a free solo concert on the Hendrickson pipe organ at Central Lutheran Church (259 West Wabasha Street) in Winona, MN.

7PM – conductor William Mathis leads a performance of the Mass in B–minor by J. S. Bach featuring choirs and orchestra of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church (511 Groveland) in Minneapolis, MN.

May 31, Saturday:

4:00PM – resident musician David Cherwien plays an all–Bach recital on the Schlicker organ to inaugurate the weekend's Eight Annual BACH TAGE at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3100 Chicago Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.

7:30PM – in commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare, and the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, Raymond Johnston conducts soloist, choir and orchestra in works by Walton (Henry V Suite) and Vaughan Williams (Serenade to Music and Dona nobis pacem) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Mark (519 Oak Grove) in Minneapolis, MN. Admission.

June, 2014

June 1, Friday:

4:00PM – conductor Kathy Romey leads a performance of Bach's Cantata No. 172 ("Erschallet ihr Lieder") in a Vespers Service as the conclusion to the weekend's BACH TAGE at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3100 Chicago Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.

June 3, Sunday:

3PM – guest recitalist Cristiano Rizzotto (University of Oklahoma) plays the second of six summer afternoon recitals on the splendid Noack mechanical–action pipe organ in the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the countryside near La Crosse, WI. Donation.

7:30PM – celebrated accompanist Dennis James provides musical enhancement to the Boris Karloff feature The Bells, featuring the Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ at the Phipps Center for the Arts (109 Locust Street) in Hudson, WI. Admission.

June 26, Thursday:

7:30PM – resident music director Sean Vogt leads the Cathedral Choir and Schola and Apollo Male Chorus in a program featuring the Skinner and Aeolian–Skinner/Quimby pipe organs at the Cathedral of Saint Paul (239 Selby) in Saint Paul,MN.

June 29, Sunday:

3PM – guest recitalists Michael Bauer (University of Kansas) and Marie Rubis Bauer (St. Cecilia Cathedral, Omaha) play the second of six summer afternoon recitals on the splendid Noack mechanical-action pipe organ in the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the countryside near La Crosse, WI. Donation.

July, 2014

July 13, Sunday:

3PM – guest recitalist Stephen Hamilton (Minneapolis) plays the third of six summer afternoon recitals on the splendid Noack mechanical–action pipe organ in the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the countryside near LaCrosse, WI. Donation.

July 27, Sunday:

3PM – guest recitalist Mary Newton (Plymouth, MN) plays the fourth of six summer afternoon recitals on the splendid Noack mechanical–action pipe organ in the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the countryside near La Crosse, WI. Donation. www.guadalupeshrine.org/

August, 2013

August 10, Sunday:

3PM – guest recitalist Erik Floan (Winona, MN) plays the fifth of six summer afternoon recitals on the splendid Noack mechanical–action pipe organ in the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the countryside near LaCrosse, WI. Donation.

August 21, Thursday:

7:30PM – guest soloist (and former Sacred Music Intern) Sam Holmberg plays the Skinner and Aeolian–Skinner/Quimby pipe organs at the Cathedral of Saint Paul (239 Selby) in Saint Paul,MN.

August 24, Sunday:

3PM – guest recitalist Sister Mary JaneWagner (Milwaukee, WI) plays the final summer afternoon recitals on the splendid Noack mechanical–action pipe organ in the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the countryside near LaCrosse, WI. Donation.