American Guild Of Organists

Recent Meetings


To see photos taken at various meetings, click on the links below:.


  Ruth Alperson - Dalcroze Method of Teaching Rhythm 2007 AGO Member Recital  
  Cooking Demonstration Using our new Chapter Cookbook: Preludes and Postludes by Edna Neff Schloton Dr. Jan-Piet Knijff  - Buxtehude Master Class  
  Twelfth Night Party, 2008 Requiem III  


2008 AGO Member Recital


  Organ Plus! Celebrating the International Year of the Organ Technical Aspects of Organ Design/ Construction/Mechanics  
  2009 Twelfth Night Party Hidden Keyboards and Other Treasures of Portuguese Organs  
  Mendelssohn Anniversary Year Master Class

From 'C' to Shining 'C'!

A Concert of American Organ Music

  Improvising Within the Worship Service The Chorale as Cantus Firmus  
  Anthem Rehearsal Techniques 2010 Twelfth Night Party  
  Historical Organ Methods Preparation for AGO Certification and Advancement Workshop  
  Members' Choice Recital Alexander Technique for Organists  
  West Point Organ Crawl, 2010 Pedals, Pipes and Pizza: A Young People's Introduction to the Organ  
  "Twelfth" Night Party, 2011

"Music For Special Occasions for Organ and Other Instruments"

Member Recital


Creating and Maintaining Successful Children's Choirs

Three Organists' Spectacular (Technically not an AGO meeting, but at the reception, we said good bye to Thomas Zachacz)  
  The Toccata Experience: A Workshop on Analysis and Learning A Visit to the Wanamaker Organ for Organ Day  

Westchester Chapter, The First 60 Years

Speaker: Dr. Robert Chase

Introduction and Conversations on hosting an AGO Region I and II Convention in Westchester, 2015

Guest: Dr. F. Anthony Thurman

Potluck Dinner

More Conversations on Professional Challenges: Contracts and Organ Maintenance  

John Gillock plays Messiaen

Meditations on the Mystery of the Holy Trinity (1969)

Twelfth Night, 2012  
  Hymnfest of Members' favorite African-American, Hispanic, and other Non-Traditional, Ethnic Hymns" Members' Compositions Program    
  Choral Reading (2012)

Member Recital: Members' Choice

Coordinator: Judith Abel


Mini Organ Crawl

2012 Magician and Potluck Dinner

  Bronxville Organ Crawl and Hymn/Choir Festival Acoustics for Worship Spaces  
  2013 Twelfth Night Party The Life and Music of Virgil Fox  
  Christopher Houlihan Recital 2013 Members' Recital  
  "Frank Luck dinner" Symbolism In Bach  
  Paul Jacobs Recital 2014 Twelfth Night Party  
  "Every Time I Feel the Spirit"  

Sight singing workshop

with Liz Fleischer


  Dan Hurd Workshop Young Organists' Recital
  Practical Service Improvisation Workshop with Justin Bishof 2014 Members' Recital
  Twelfth Night Party - 2015 Chelsea Chen Organ Recital - 2015

Community Hymn Festival

with Dr. John Walker, AGO National President

Opening Event

A Recital by "Young Artists" and Open Console


Alexander Pattavina and Daniel Ficarri, organists

  2015 Members' Recital Nathan Laube, Organ Concert
  2016 Twelfth Night Party


February 23, 2016

Anthem Reading


  April 9, 2016 Huguenot Memorial Church Organ Dedication April 10, 2016 Huguenot Memorial Church Organ Workshop for Pianists
  Dinner and Member Recognition

September 18, 2016

A Mini-Recital Featuring "Rising Starts"

Alexander Pattavina and Ryan Kennedy


October 23, 2016

Pedals, Pipes and Pizza


November 13, 2016

Members' Recital



January 8, 2017

Twelfth Night Party

February 19, 2017

The History of Organ Methodology



March 26, 2017

Masterclass Hymn: Playing and Improvisation

given by David Enlow


May 23, 2017

Dinner and Member Recognition


September 17, 2017

Opening Recital and Dinner

featuring young organists:

Jeremiah Meed and Daniel Ficarri

October 22, 2017

Organized Rhythm

featuring Clive Driskill-Smith, organ,

and Joseph Gramley, percussion



November 12, 2017

Members' Recital


January 7, 2018

Twelfth Night Party




February 25, 2018

Justin Bischof Recital



April 22, 2018

John Bishop Presentation


May 22, 2018

Dinner and Member Recognition

June 10 , 2018

Katelyn Emerson recital



September 23, 2018

Mini Concert, Dinner and Fellowship

Young Organists:

Daniel Ficarri and Chris Chen

October 21, 2018

Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza




November 11, 2018

Members' Recital


January 6, 2019

Twelfth Night Party


January 22, 2019

Recital and Lecture

by Fanxiu Shen



Trip to West Point with Concert by Craig Williams at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel, Tour of workshop and chapel, dinner following with Craig












Last Updated on March 19, 2019