County, NY, Feb. 9, the chapter met at the Reformed Church of Cortlandtown
for a program titled “Every Time I Feel the Spirit.”
Eight AGO members presented music, which was sung by choir members
and guests from several churches. Selections were presented by Robert
Chase ("Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" arranged
by Rolf Schweizer), Joyce Gardner ("Deep River" arr. J.
Jefferson Cleveland), Mi-Won and Jeremy Goldsmith and members of
the choir of the Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns (Donald Moore’s
“I Love to Tell the Story”), Lana Kollath ( “Kum
Ba Yah” arr. Adolphus Hallstork; and a two-part choral version
of “This Little Light of Mine”), Ed Wallace (“There's
a light A-comin'” by David Lantz, III), Frank Miller (gospel
arrangements for organ, and “The closer I Get to Heaven”
for choir, sung with gusto by the attendees!), Eric Kramer.(performing
an exciting choral arrangement of his "Guide My Feet"
at the piano), Alice Avouris (“Down Here, Lord, Waitin’
on You,” “You Hear the Lambs A’Cryin,” “Lord,
I Know I Been Chained,” “Higher and Higher,” and
a gospel arrangement of “Jesus Calls Us” by Joy Patterson).
-- Alice Avouris
as published in the June,
2014 issure of The American Organist