Saturday, January 21, 2017 Mini-Convention/Skills Workshop

Saturday, January 21, 2017,  Mini-Convention/Skills Workshop
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Church
43 Gebhardt Drive, Penfield

3 superb musicians sharing their insights into choral techniques (Stephen Kennedy of Christ Church Compline fame), reharmonization skills (organist, theorist, and composer Derek Remes), and the practical uses of Gregorian chant (Aaron James, soon-to-be music director of the Oratory in Toronto).

This Mini-Convention starts at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, thanks to our host Jacob Fuhrman. Enjoy a 2nd  another chance to see Rochester’s newest organ, built in 2016, up close and in action.
There will be food!
And it’s all free.
In three short hours, you’ll be refreshed and inspired,
ready to take on new challenges at church.


Welcome to the new and improved website of the Rochester Chapter of the American Guild of Organists! Rochester boasts a rich cultural scene, of which the American Guild of Organists is a central part.  Our chapter puts on many local programs and performances each year and collaborates regularly with the  Eastman School of Music Department of Organ, Sacred Music, and Historical Keyboards.

We invite you to explore these pages and learn of all the exciting ways our chapter works to support organ and choral music in our community.

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