AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS

MILWAUKEE CHAPTER



  


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Events

    • 01 Oct 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • Christ King Church, 2604 N. Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa, WI

    Gail Archer: The Organ Music Of Ukraine

    Gail Archer will present a workshop on 

    Ukrainian organ music.

    Gail Archer is an international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer who draws attention to composer anniversaries or musical themes with her annual recital series including her 2021 series, A Slavic Celebration, and Max RegerThe Muse's VoiceAn American IdyllLisztBachMendelssohn and Messiaen. Ms. Archer was the first American woman to play the complete works of Olivier Messiaen for the centennial of the composer's birth in 2008; Time Out New York recognized the Messiaen cycle as "Best of 2008" in classical music and opera. Her recordings include her new August, 2020 release, Chernivtsi, recorded at the Armenian Catholic Church, Chernivtsi, Ukraine, featuring contemporary Ukrainian composers, A Russian Journey, The Muse's Voice, Franz Liszt: A Hungarian Rhapsody, Bach: The Transcendent Genius, An American Idyll, A Mystic In the Making (Meyer Media), and The Orpheus of Amsterdam: Sweelinck and his Pupils (CALA Records). Ms. Archer's 2019 European tour took her to the British Isles, Italy, Spain, Ukraine, Poland, Russia and Malta. Highlights include St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, the Basilica of Loyola, San Sebastian, Spain, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Cracow, Poland, Holy Cross Church, Lublin, Poland, the Philharmonic of Lviv, Ukraine, and the Lutheran Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Moscow, Russia.

    She is the founder of Musforum, www.musforum.org an international network for women organists to promote and affirm their work. Ms. Archer is college organist at Vassar College, director of the music program at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she conducts the Barnard-Columbia Chorus and Chamber Singers and a faculty member of Harriman Institute, Columbia University. She is artistic director of the artist and young artist recital series at historic Central Synagogue, New York City.

    for more information on Gail Archer please visit: gailarcher.com.

    photo credit:

    Stephanie Berger

    • 02 Oct 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • Christ King Church, 2604 N. Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa, WI

    Gail Archer Concert Christ King Church 2604 N. Swan Blvd Wauwatosa, WI

    Gail Archer will present a concert on the 

    Juget-Sinclair organ at Christ King Church

    Sunday, October 2, 2022

    1:30 pm

    Christ King Church

    2604 N. Swan Blvd

    Wauwatosa, WI

    Co-Sponsored with Christ King Church

    • 02 Oct 2022
    • 3:30 PM
    • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 914 East Knapp Street Milwaukee, WI 53202


    • 09 Oct 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • St. Stephen the Martyr Lutheran Church 6101 S 51st St. Greendale, WI
    Organ Dedication Recital
    Sunday, October 9, 2022, 4:00 PM
    St. Stephen the Martyr Lutheran Church
    6101 S 51st St. Greendale, WI
    Andrew Schaeffer will present a dedication recital on the newly installed Casavant organ at St. Stephen the Martyr Lutheran Church.
    • 06 Nov 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • St. Francis of Assisi

    Sunday, November 6, 2022

    3:00 pm

    The Organ Historical Society - Wisconsin Chapter

    &

    The American Guild of Organists - Milwaukee Chapter

    Present:

    Nick Renkosik, Organist


    St. Francis of Assisi Church

    1927 N. Vel R. Phillips

    Milwaukee, WI


    • 02 Dec 2022
    • 7:30 PM
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, 1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus, WI 53033;

    Date/Time/Location - Two identical  presentations: (1) 7:30pm Friday, December 2, 2022 at St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, 1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus, WI 53033; and (2) 3:00pm Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 6031 West Chapel Hill Road, Mequon, WI 53097


    Contact - milwaukeemessiah@gmail.com


    Admission - Free of charge.  Free will offering for the Milwaukee Rescue Mission (www.milmission.org), which has served Milwaukee's poor and homeless since 1893.


    Description - Since 2009, the Milwaukee Area Messiah Community Chorus and Orchestra has presented the great majority of Handel's Messiah the first weekend in December.  With four professional soloists and a 21-piece professional orchestra, the all-volunteer chorus of up to 80 singers offers Handel's masterwork in a live setting under the baton of AGO member Brian Dearing.  For more information, visit www.mamcco.org.


    • 04 Dec 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 6031 West Chapel Hill Road, Mequon, WI 53097

    Date/Time/Location - Two identical  presentations: (1) 7:30pm Friday, December 2, 2022 at St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, 1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus, WI 53033; and (2) 3:00pm Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 6031 West Chapel Hill Road, Mequon, WI 53097


    Contact - milwaukeemessiah@gmail.com


    Admission - Free of charge.  Free will offering for the Milwaukee Rescue Mission (www.milmission.org), which has served Milwaukee's poor and homeless since 1893.


    Description - Since 2009, the Milwaukee Area Messiah Community Chorus and Orchestra has presented the great majority of Handel's Messiah the first weekend in December.  With four professional soloists and a 21-piece professional orchestra, the all-volunteer chorus of up to 80 singers offers Handel's masterwork in a live setting under the baton of AGO member Brian Dearing.  For more information, visit www.mamcco.org.



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