TCAGO Chapter Events


A Conversation with Daniel Roth

Saturday, February 9, 2019
10:00 AM
Plymouth Congregational Church
1900 Nicollet Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN

Visiting French organist Daniel Roth is guest for a special Q & A conversation with members and friends of the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Free. The public is invited.


TCAGO Sponsored Organ Recital by Daniel Roth

Sunday, February 10, 2019
4:00 PM
Plymouth Congregational Church
1900 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Internationally acclaimed French organist Daniel Roth presents a concert on the Holtkamp pipe organ at Plymouth Congregational church. Daniel Roth is the head organist at St. Sulpice in Paris. The concert is free and no tickets are needed.

“In the world of international organists, Daniel Roth is regarded as one of France’s finest,” says Philip Brunelle, organist at Plymouth Church. “His playing is superb and his improvisations are amazing!”

Admission is free, no tickets are needed, and free parking is available.


Photo credit: Sjaak Verboom





Pipe Organ Discovery Day

Saturday, February 23, 2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

starts at:
Bethlehem Lutheran Church

4100 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota

and

continues at:
Bethel Lutheran Church

4120 S 17th Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota


Pipe Organ Discovery Day provides students an opportunity to learn more about the pipe organ and very importantly to expand their knowledge with “hands on” experience on a variety of instruments. The event is free to participants. Family members welcome. Prior keyboard experience is needed to play the instruments. Pizza lunch provided. All are welcome to come and learn.

Students will be able to play the Casavant and Kilgen organs at Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Schlicker pipe organ at Bethel Lutheran Church.

In addition to the hands on playing opportunities, students will also participate in short classes about how the pipe organ works, to gain a better understanding of the instrument, and its history.

Schedule for the day

Registration required. Please see the registration form.

Poster to share with your community

Bethlehem Lutheran Church website

Bethel Lutheran Church website



AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists

Saturday, March 9, 2019
St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church
17205 County Rd 6
Plymouth, MN 55447

More information coming soon!


Before Bach’s Birthday Bash

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Saint Paul, MN

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM – The Summit Center for Arts and Innovation

(former St. Paul’s-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, 1524 Summit Avenue)

1976 Wicks (II/20 ranks; electric action)


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM – St. Thomas More Catholic Church (Summit Avenue at Lexington Avenue)

1926 Casavant (III/56; electro-pneumatic action)


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM – St. Clement Episcopal Church (901 Portland Avenue)

1961 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1426 (II/26 ranks; electro-pneumatic action)


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Unity Unitarian Church (732 Holly Avenue)

1965 Noack, Opus 19 (III/44 ranks; mechanical action), recently refurbished


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM – The House of Hope Presbyterian Church (797 Summit Avenue)

C. B. Fisk, Opus 78 (IV/97 ranks; mechanical action)


Aaron Tan, 2018 NYACOP Winner

Sunday, March 17, 2019
3:00 PM
St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel
University of St. Thomas
Cleveland Avenue North at Ashland
Saint Paul, MN
Soloist Aaron Tan, winner of the 2018 American Guild of Organists Young Artist Competition, presents a concert on the Gabriel Kney tracker-action organ in the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Free.


Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Thursday, March 28, 2019
--updated time-- 7:30 PM
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue

St. Paul, Minnesota

Music Director Stephen Cleobury (last American Tour)

More information coming soon!



David Briggs performs Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 6, and more


David Briggs will offer a variety of programs on four splendid instruments in the course of a single week:

Noontime Concert

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
12:35 PM
Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (57-rank Casavant)
Cedar at 10th Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Guest soloist David Briggs (from New York City) plays a noontime concert on the 57-rank Casavant organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France. Free. See also this evening's concert, below, plus April 4, 5, 8 and 9…for totally different programs.


Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, complete

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
7:30 PM
Cathedral of Saint Paul (89-rank Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner/Quimby organs)
239 Selby Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota

Visiting artist David Briggs presents a spectacular solo-organ transcription of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, featuring the Skinner and Aeolian-Skinner pipe organs in the Cathedral of Saint Paul. Free/donation.


Workshop & Masterclass

Thursday, April 4, 2019
8:00 PM
Boe Memorial Chapel (70-rank Holtkamp organ)
Saint Olaf College
Northfield, Minnesota

Visiting artist David Briggs presents a workshop & masterclass for organists and listeners, Boe Chapel on the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Free.


Silent film accompaniment

Friday, April 5, 2019
--new time!-- 9:15 PM
Boe Memorial Chapel (70-rank Holtkamp organ)
Saint Olaf College
Northfield, Minnesota

Visiting artist David Briggs plays improvised accompaniment on the silent file classic “Nosferatu” on the Holtkamp pipe organ in Boe Chapel on the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Free.


Masterclass

Monday, April 8, 2019
6:00 PM
Christ Chapel (55-rank Hilgreen-Lane/Hendrickson organ)
Gustavus Adolphus College
St. Peter, Minnesota

Visiting artist David Briggs presents a masterclass for students and curious auditors, co-sponsored by the Sioux Trails Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, featuring the Hilgreen-Lane/Hendrickson pipe organ in Christ Chapel on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN. Free.


Solo Concert

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:30 PM
Christ Chapel (55-rank Hilgreen-Lane/Hendrickson organ)
Gustavus Adolphus College
St. Peter, Minnesota

Visiting artist David Briggs plays a solo concert on the Hilgreen-Lane/Hendrickson pipe organ in Christ Chapel on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN. Free.


Annual Members Recital

Friday, May 3, 2019
7:30 PM
Maternity of Mary Roman Catholic Church
1414 North Dale Street
Saint Paul, MN

1977 Casavant (II/18, mechanical-action)


Members' Social

Sunday, June 2, 2019
Skyrock Farm & Carousel
Medina, MN

Visit to Skyrock Farm and Carousel Collection. Registration required. More info coming soon!



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