TCAGO Chapter Events

Nathan Laube performs at Northrop Auditorium

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
7:30 PM
Northrop Auditorium
University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE

First Solo Organ Concert on the
restored Aeolian-Skinner organ

--Ticketed event--

Hear internationally renowned concert organist Nathan Laube perform in the first solo organ concert on Northrop’s newly restored pipe organ. The program features Liszt’s Les Preludes, the Overture to Wagner’s Tannhäuser, Reubke’s dramatic Sonata on the 94th Psalm, and the world premiere of Preludes and Fugues in D-minor and F-major by Henry Martin, commissioned by Pipedreams.

In addition to serving as Assistant Professor of Organ at the Eastman School of Music and as International Consultant in Organ Studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Laube’s extensive recital career includes major venues spanning four continents. He was a featured performer at the 2017 National Convention of the Organ Historical Society in Minneapolis, performing a solo recital at the Basilica of St. Mary, and has been called a “brilliant artist” by the media.

1932 Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company, Inc., Op. 892

2018 Restoration by Foley-Baker, Inc.

4 manuals, 108 ranks

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:

Additionally, check out: Why Northrop’s Pipe Organ Sounds So Magnificent

photo, above, by Adam Fenster

Winter Workshop

Saturday, January 26, 2019
9:00 AM - Noon
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1200 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lecture Recital on organ music of Clarence Mader, presented by Jacob Benda

Free and open to the public, with free parking in the new Westminster Ramp

TCAGO Sponsored Organ Recital by Daniel Roth

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

Pipe Organ Discovery Day

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Approximately 9 AM to 3 PM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4100 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota


Bethel Lutheran Church
4120 S 17th Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Student Competition

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
Approximately 9 AM to 5 PM
Locations TBA

Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Thursday, March 28, 2019
8:00 PM
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue

St. Paul, Minnesota

Music Director Stephen Cleobury (last American Tour)

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

David Briggs will offer three totally different programs on three splendid instruments in the course of a single week:

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

Silent film accompaniment

Friday, April 5, 2019
7:30 PM
Boe Memorial Chapel (70-rank Holtkamp organ)
Saint Olaf College
Northfield, Minnesota

Varied repertoire and an improvised symphony

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

Masterclass with David Briggs (tentative)

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time and Location TBA

Annual Members Recital

Friday, May 3, 2019
Location TBA

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