The Chapter’s Year Ahead

Posted on September 7, 2019

Name of Event: CFAGO Spooktacular Concert
Time and date: 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Where: Orlando Lutheran Towers (18th Floor – The Chapel), 300 East Church Street, Orlando, Florida 32801
Free to the public
Description: Area organists dress in costume and play your favorite “spooky” selections such as Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in D Minor. The audience is encouraged to dress in costume to be eligible for prizes in the Costume Contest. We sing a few Pumpkin Carols and conclude with Tom Taylor, organist accompanying Buster Keaton’s silent film The Haunted House. 
For more information: www.cfago.org or 
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Free to the publicDescription: Area organists dress in costume and play your favorite “spooky” selections such as Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in D Minor. The audience is encouraged to dress in costume to be eligible for prizes in the Costume Contest. We sing a few Pumpkin Carols and conclude with Tom Taylor, organist accompanying Buster Keaton’s silent film The Haunted House.              
For more information: www.cfago.org or 
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: CFAGO Hymn Sing
Time and date:  – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019
Where: Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 251 East Lake Brantley Drive, Longwood, Florida 32779
Free to the public
Description: Dr. Robert Delcamp, University of the South -Sewanee, Organist/Music Director Emeritus leads a mass choir in music for the liturgical year. The program is accompanied by brass quintet and organist Michael Petrosh. The program concludes with Widor’s Toccata from Symphony #5 for organ and brass quintet. The audience is invited to sing for the program.For more information: www.cfago.org or 
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: CFAGO Annual Christmas Party for CFAGO Members
Time and date:  6:00 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2019
Where: Shannon Fore’s home, 1001 Ensenada Drive, Orlando, Florida 32825
Description: Shannon opens his home to CFAGO members for a fun evening.  Bring a finger food and beverage for the party. Members are invited to play the world’s largest Johannus organ installed in a home, a grand piano and theatre organ. RSVPs are requested.
For more information: www.cfago.org
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: Pedals, Pipes and Pizza
Time and date:  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2020
Where: St. Andrews Conservatory, 5525 Wayside Drive, Sanford, Florida 32771
Free to the public but students are suggested to register at www.cfago.org
Description: Pedals, Pipes & Pizza is a program designed to introduce Young pianists to the pipe organ. Students enter the Pipe Chambers as well as play the pipe organ. Students are treated to pizza to conclude the event.
For more information: www.cfago.org
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: David Briggs Concert
Time and date: 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2020
Where: Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 130 North Magnolia, Orlando, Florida 32801
Free to the public
Description: English organist, David Briggs performs a concert of organ music. David Briggs is regarded as one of the world’s finest improvisors and now works as an international concert organist. In 2017 he became Artist-in-Residence at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.
For more information: www.cfago.org
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: David Briggs Improvisation Masterclass
Time and date: 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2020
Where: Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 130 North Magnolia, Orlando, Florida 32801
Free to the public
Description: English Organist, David Briggs leads a masterclass on improvisation at the organ. David Briggs is regarded as one of the world’s finest improvisors and now works as an international concert organist.
For more information: www.cfago.org
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: Organ Plus Progressive Concert
Times and date: 
3:00 p.m. Sunday March 22, 2020 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St. Orlando, FL 32801
3:45 p.m. at First Presbyterian of Orlando, 106 E. Church St, Orlando, FL 3280
4:30 p.m. at Cathedral Church of St. Luke 130 N. Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801
Free to the public
Description: Enjoy three mini-concerts in three different downtown Orlando churches! Begin at First United Methodist Church of Orlando at 3:00 pm., where organist Linda van Niekerk-Franklin and church musicians will perform. Then cross the street to First Presbyterian Church Orlando at 3:45 pm to hear Steven Strite, organist and church musicians.To finish, walk up Magnolia Avenue to 4:30 pm the Cathedral Church of St Luke where we’ll hear Michael Petrosh and Ben Lane play organ duets. A light reception will complete the journey! Free Lymmo Bus service runs every 10 minutes between churches.  
For more information: www.cfago.org
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: I Survived Holy Week Happy Hour
Time and date: 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Where: The Abbey, 100 South Eola Drive, Orlando, Florida 32801
CFAGO Members and invited Clergy and Choir Members
Description: CFAGO members and invited Clergy and Choir members gather for a Happy Hour Social at The Abbey, Cash bar and light orderves celebration for surviving Holy Week. Teams will play trivia for prizes.
For more information: www.cfago.org
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com

Name of Event: Rising Stars Concert
Time and date: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Where: Winter Park Presbyterian Church, 400 South Lakemont Avenue, Winter Park, Florida 32792
Free to the public
Description: High School and College Organists in the AGO Central Florida Chapter perform organ works in a concert that is free to the public. 2021 Scholarship winners are announced. Past scholarship winners are in graduate and doctoral organ programs at prestigious universities including Yale, Notre Dame, Kansas, etc. Scholarship winners include the winner of the American Guild of Organists Southeast Convention Improvisation Competition.
For more information: www.cfago.org
CFAGO-Publicity@gmail.com or CFAGO@mac.com