The Akron Chapter of The American Guild of Organists

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Organ Tour at Oberlin
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 — 2:00-6:30pm

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Organ Tour at Oberlin

Oberlin Conservatory of Music (Venue info/directions)
39 W College St, Oberlin

This is a joint program with the Cleveland Chapter. We will visit four Oberlin organs, Oberlin, around Tappan Square, followed by optional pay-your-own dinner at The Feve.


Coffee House Concert with Matthew Ball (the Boogie Woogie Kid)
Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 — 4:00 pm

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Coffee House Concert with Matthew Ball (the Boogie Woogie Kid)

St Sebastian RC (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
476 Mull Ave, Akron

Event will be held in Zwisler Hall.
Coffee, tea and desserts will be served.
Ticket price at door — $5.00
Enjoy a foot stomping afternoon with this international artist with Jazz, Blues and Boogie Woogie music!


University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 — 7:30 pm

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University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


Hector Olivera (organ dedication)
Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 — 2:00 pm

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Hector Olivera (organ dedication)

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (Port Clinton) (Venue info/directions)
414 Madison St, Port Clinton

Pellegrino Music Center will be sponsoring a concert by world-renowned organist Hector Olivera at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Port Clinton, Ohio. This concert is a dedication of their newly installed 46 stop L-324eDK Allen organ with GeniSys voices. This concert is free and open to the public.


Quire Cleveland—Sing You After Me: Wondrous Rounds and Canons
Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 — 4:00 pm

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Quire Cleveland—Sing You After Me: Wondrous Rounds and Canons

Holy Trinity Lutheran (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
50 North Prospect St, Akron

Sing You After Me is a program of rounds and canons from the 13th to the end of the 19th centuries. Full of fun, interesting, and appealing music, it offers an enormous range of musical styles and textures.

And the composers of rounds and canons may surprise you: Byrd, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven & Brahms are among the master composers who contributed to the repertoire! Enjoy the captivating sounds of one voice following another in ingenious — but also sublimely beautiful — harmony.

Previous performances of this program earned standing ovations and the theme “we’re running out of programs”!

Free-will offering. No tickets required.


Evensong
Sunday, Nov 5, 2017 — 4:00 pm

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Evensong

St Paul's Episcopal (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
1361 W Market St, Akron

The Choirs of St. Paul’s


Richard Elliott
Sunday, Nov 5, 2017 — 4:00 pm

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Richard Elliott

Westbrook Park UMC (Canton) (Venue info/directions)
2521 12th St NW, Canton

Richard Elliott, principal organist for the Mormon Tabernacle, will give an organ recital in honor of the 40th anniversary of Mark Thewes as music director at Westbrook. A reception will follow.

Free Admission


Lynn Frey Steward
Sunday, Nov 5, 2017 — 4:30 pm

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Lynn Frey Steward

St Sebastian RC (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
476 Mull Ave, Akron

Celebrating her 50th Anniversary as an organist, join Lynn Frey Steward and take a walk down memory lane of years of great music including, ragtime, classical and sacred.


Hal Walker, folk artist
Friday, Nov 10, 2017 — 7:30 pm

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Hal Walker, folk artist

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


Diane Bish
Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 — 4:00 pm

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Diane Bish

Fairlawn Lutheran (Venue info/directions)
3415 W Market St, Fairlawn, OH


Advent Procession of Lessons & Carols (with First Congregational Church)
Friday, Dec 1, 2017 — 7:30 pm

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Advent Procession of Lessons & Carols (with First Congregational Church)

Holy Trinity Lutheran (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
50 North Prospect St, Akron

Hear traditional Bible readings for Lessons and Carols: words from the prophets and the gospels that move us from darkness to light, Advent to Christmas. Choral anthems and congregational songs punctuate each reading. Music leaders include adult and child/youth vocal choirs from First Congregational Church and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, both of Akron. A brass choir, handbells and other instruments enhance the choral and congregational offerings.


Harmony Ringers (Christine Allison, director)
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 — 3:30 pm

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Harmony Ringers (Christine Allison, director)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


Christmas Fa La Lollies
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 — 6:30 pm

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Christmas Fa La Lollies

St Sebastian RC (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
476 Mull Ave, Akron

Event will be held in Zwisler Hall.
Featuring Music Ministry, Academy, School, and Parishioners in Christmas Vignettes.
Soup, salad, and desserts
Ticket price – $5.00
Start the holiday season with this evening of food, fellowship and Holiday music of the fun variety! Santa will be around, along with silent monks and possible some singing nuns, to name a few!


Lessons & Carols on Advent Sunday
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 — 4:00 pm

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St Paul's Episcopal (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
1361 W Market St, Akron

The Choirs of St. Paul’s usher in the season of Advent with their annual Lessons & Carols service.


Mason Meyer
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 — 12:00 pm

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Mason Meyer

St Sebastian RC (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
476 Mull Ave, Akron

Adoration and Noon Organ Recitals
These concerts encourage guests to come to Adoration during the noon hour, visit with our Lord, and enjoy some great organ music.


University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 — 7:30 pm

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University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Ensemble
Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 — 1:00 pm

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Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Ensemble

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


Daniel Colaner
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 — 12:00 pm

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Daniel Colaner

St Sebastian RC (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
476 Mull Ave, Akron

Adoration and Noon Organ Recitals
These concerts encourage guests to come to Adoration during the noon hour, visit with our Lord, and enjoy some great organ music.


Jason Lewis
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 — 12:00 pm

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St Sebastian RC (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
476 Mull Ave, Akron

Adoration and Noon Organ Recitals
These concerts encourage guests to come to Adoration during the noon hour, visit with our Lord, and enjoy some great organ music.


University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)
Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 — 7:30 pm

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University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


Two Men on a Bench (Mark Thewes & Chad Pittman, organists)
Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 — 7:00 pm

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Two Men on a Bench (Mark Thewes & Chad Pittman, organists)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)
Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 — 7:30 pm

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University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


A Chorus for a Cause (Christine Allison, director)
Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 — 3:30 pm

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A Chorus for a Cause (Christine Allison, director)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron


University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)
Thursday, May 3, 2018 — 7:30 pm

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University of Akron Chamber Orchestra (Guy Bordo, director)

First Congregational (Akron) (Venue info/directions)
292 E Market St, Akron