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Sunday, August 10
 

9:00am

Sunday Wine Tour
Limited Capacity seats available

The Promised Wine Tour (Limited to 55 participants)

Sunday morning we will enjoy a scenic bus ride from downtown Syracuse to the Swedish Hill Winery and on to Lodi, NY. This quaint village also houses E & G.G. Hook organ, op 140 (citation #243). After hearing a demonstration by Jillian Gardner, a third year student at Oberlin Conservatory, we will return to the business of the day.


Sunday August 10, 2014 9:00am - 6:00pm
Syracuse Bus Tour Syracuse and Surroundings

11:00am

E. & G.G. Hook, Opus 140 (1852) (Optional Day)
Limited Capacity seats available

Lodi Historical Society
E. & G.G. Hook Op. 140 (1852)
Lodi
Recitalist: Jillian Gardner


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Jillian Gardner

Jillian Gardner is a third year student at Oberlin College and Conservatory, where she is majoring in organ performance under the guidance of James David Christie.  She is also pursuing a minor in harpsichord with Webb Wiggins. A native of Lee Center, New York, a village near Syracuse, she began studying piano at age 4.  When she was a freshman in high school, she was appointed organist at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church and... Read More →



Sunday August 10, 2014 11:00am - 11:30am
Lodi Historical Society 8493 South Main St., Lodi, NY 14860
 
Monday, August 11
 

9:30am

Water to Wine Tour
Limited Capacity seats available

Water to Wine Tour – 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
For the brave and able bodied, a second wine tour will be offered. Water To Wine Tours will take the first 15 of wine trail adventurers on a scenic and leisurely 5-hour boat tour across Cayuga Lake. Designed to be relaxing yet informative, this tour includes tastings at Sheldrake Point, Thirsty Owl, and Long Point, complimentary soft drinks aboard the boat, and a discount coupon for wine purchases. For maximum flexibility and choice for participants, lunch will be on your own at The Bistro at Thirsty Owl Wine Company.


Monday August 11, 2014 9:30am - 5:00pm
Boat Tour Cayuga Lake

10:15am

Syracuse History Presentation & Tour
Limited Capacity seats available

Syracuse History Presentation & Tour
This tour consists of a morning presentation by Dennis Connors, Curator of History at the Onondaga Historical Association, and visitors from Syracuse’s early history; a catered lunch and  afternoon visits to the Onondaga Historical Association Museum and the Erie Canal Museum  -  a one of a kind museum found only in Syracuse.


Monday August 11, 2014 10:15am - 5:00pm
Syracuse Bus Tour Syracuse and Surroundings

8:00pm

Holtkamp, Job No. 1659

Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University
Holtkamp No. 1659 (1952), 3 manuals
Syracuse
Recitalist: Hector Olivera


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Hector Olivera

Since entering the Buenos Aires Conservatory as a child prodigy at age six, Maestro Hector Olivera has become one of the most sought after and revered international concert organists of the present time. ‘The Times Reporter’, describes an evening with Mr. Olivera as: “An event, a happening, a joyful celebration of the sheer power and pressure that a true virtuoso like Hector Olivera can unleash in a concert... Read More →



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Monday August 11, 2014 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Hendricks Chapel Syracuse University
 
Tuesday, August 12
 

9:00am

Tellers Organ Co., Op. 993 (1965)

Temple Concord
Tellers Organ Co. Op. 993 (1965), 3 manuals
Syracuse
Recitalist: Joby Bell


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JB

Joby Bell

Joby Bell maintains an active career as a recitalist, teacher, and collaborator. He currently serves on the faculty at Appalachian State University, where he teaches organ and church music. His teaching specializes in memorization and practice techniques, service playing, choral accompanying, and maintaining grace under pressure. His acclaimed blog at <www.JobyBell.org> deals with a comprehensive range of issues facing organists... Read More →



Tuesday August 12, 2014 9:00am - 9:40am
Temple Concord 910 Madison St, Syracuse, NY

10:30am

Casavant Frères Ltée., Op. 2075 (1951)

St Anthony of Padua
Casavant Fréres Ltée, Op. 2075, 1951, 3 manuals
Syracuse
Recitalist: Silviya Mateva


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Silviya Mateva

Silviya Mateva of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, started studying piano at the age of seven and began her organ studies when she was 16. She is enrolled in the Doctoral program at the University of Oklahoma and studies with John Schwandt. In 2012 she began serving as a teaching assistant in music theory.  In addition to her assistantship at the School of Music, she is the organist-choir director at Trinity Lutheran Church in Norman.  In 2008... Read More →



Tuesday August 12, 2014 10:30am - 11:10am
St. Anthony of Padua Parish 1515 Midland Ave, Syracuse, NY

1:30pm

J.H. Willcox, Opus 23 (1872)

St Cecilia’s ~ Our Lady of Peace
J.H. Willcox Op. 23 (1872) / Restoration by Andover (1989),  2 manuals
Solvay
Recitalist: Christopher Marks


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Christopher Marks

Christopher Marks has been hailed for his “style and assurance” in performance, and is quickly gaining a reputation for creative and friendly programming. His interest and skill with historic American instruments has led to four appearances at conventions of the Organ Historical Society. | | Marks is Assistant Professor of organ at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. From 1999 to 2006, he taught organ and served as University... Read More →



Tuesday August 12, 2014 1:30pm - 2:10pm
St. Cecilia’s R.C. Church 101 Woods Rd, Solvay, NY

2:50pm

Wm. A. Johnson, Opus 43 (1855)

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Wm Johnson Op. 43 (1855), 2 manuals
Syracuse
Recitalist: Robert Kerner


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Rob Kerner

Robert Kerner, a native of Pennsylvania, received both Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music degrees from Syracuse University. In 1975 he co-founded, with Ben Merchant, the firm of Kerner and Merchant Pipe Organ Builders. He moved to Rochester in 1981, where he was employed as the pipe organ and harpsichord technician at the Eastman School of Music until 2010. In 1987 he founded R & C Harpsichord and Organ Workshop with his wife... Read More →



Tuesday August 12, 2014 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church 1601 Park St, Syracuse, NY

4:05pm

Möller, Op. 5827 (1930)

Plymouth Congregational Church
M.P. Möller Op. 5827 (1930), 4 manuals
Syracuse
Recitalist: Bryan Anderson


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Bryan Anderson

Bryan Anderson serves as organist and pianist at Proclamation Presbyterian Church just outside Philadelphia in Bryn Mawr. He comes from Stockbridge, GA where he previously served for six years as a pianist at his home church of Providence Reformed Presbyterian. Bryan has studied piano since age 4, and pipe organ since age 12. One of Bryan’s recent musical accomplishments was winning first place at the regional competition for young... Read More →


Tuesday August 12, 2014 4:05pm - 4:45pm
Plymouth Congregational Church 232 E. Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY

8:00pm

Holtkamp, Job No. 1649 (1950)

Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College, Syracuse University
Holtkamp No. 1649 (1950), 3 manuals . and
Schwenkedel   Opus 123, 1 manual
Syracuse
Recitalist: Kola Owolabi, with Gabriel DiMartino, Trumpet


Artist
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Gabriel DiMartino

Gabriel DiMartino is an instructor of music at the Syracuse University Setnor School of Music. He has been playing trumpet since his father gave him one to put in his toy box on his third birthday. Now age 24, he has studied the trumpet nearly his entire life, taking lessons and attending masterclasses and conferences for over 18 years. Most recently, Gabriel has studied with John Hagstrom at DePaul University (where Gabriel... Read More →
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Kola Owolabi

A native of Toronto, Canada, Kola Owolabi is University Organist and Associate Professor of Music at Syracuse University.  There, he teaches courses in organ, improvisation, continuo playing and baroque chamber music, plays for weekly chapel services and special events, and coordinates the Malmgren Concert Series at Hendricks Chapel.  He is currently the Dean of the Syracuse Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. He holds degrees... Read More →



Tuesday August 12, 2014 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
 
Wednesday, August 13
 

8:55am

Morey & Barnes, Op. 165 (1896)

St Mary’s Church
Morey & Barnes Op. 165 (1896), 2 manuals
Cortland
Recitalist: J.R. Daniels, with string quintet


Artist
CS

Clinton String Quartet

The Clinton String Quartet was formed in 1982 and is Central New York's most active professional New York Classical Music quartet. In addition to their regular concert performances the Quartet performs for commercial and municipal black tie affairs and private events. In recent years the Quartet has been featured in concert at Syracuse University, Colgate University, Cornell University, LeMoyne College, Hamilton College, the... Read More →
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J.R. Daniels

J.R. Daniels is the organist and choirmaster at Saints Simon and Jude Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He earned his degrees at Grove City College and Duquesne University. Mr. Daniels has passed the prescribed tests in service playing and holds the prestigious Service Playing Certificate from the American Guild of Organists. A native of Cortland, New York, Mr. Daniels is a specialist on historic organs. A former E. Power Biggs Fellow of the... Read More →


Wednesday August 13, 2014 8:55am - 9:35am
St. Mary's Catholic Church 46 N. Main Street, Cortland, NY

10:30am

(A) John Brombaugh, Opus 2 (1966)

Trinity Lutheran Church
John Brombaugh Op. 2 (1966), 1 manual
Ithaca
Recitalist: Annie Laver


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Annie Laver

Prizewinning organist Annie Laver has performed throughout Europe and the United States. She has been recognized with a number of awards, including second prize in the 2010 American Guild of Organists National Young Artist Competition in Organ Performance. She holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music (M.M. and DMA, Organ Performance) and Brown University (B.A.). She has studied with Hans Davidsson, David Higgs, and William... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 10:30am - 11:00am
Trinity Lutheran Church 149 Honness Lane, Ithaca, NY

10:30am

(B) Wolff et Associés, Op. 16 (1975)

First Unitarian Society of Ithaca
Hellmuth Wolff & Associés Op. 16 (1975), 2 manuals
Ithaca
Recitalist: Jonathan Biggers


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Jonathan Biggers

Jonathan Biggers is hailed as "one of the most outstanding concert organists in the United States," and maintains an active career as both a professor of organ and harpsichord and as a concert organist of the first order. He holds the prestigious Edwin Link Endowed Professorship in Organ and Harpsichord at Binghamton University (State University of New York), and has presented hundreds of concerts in church and university settings throughout... Read More →


Wednesday August 13, 2014 10:30am - 11:00am
First Unitarian Society of Ithaca 208 East Buffalo Street, Ithaca, NY

11:35am

(A) Wolff et Associés, Op. 16 (1975)

First Unitarian Society of Ithaca
Hellmuth Wolff & Associés Op. 16 (1975), 2 manuals
Ithaca
Recitalist: Jonathan Biggers


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Jonathan Biggers

Jonathan Biggers is hailed as "one of the most outstanding concert organists in the United States," and maintains an active career as both a professor of organ and harpsichord and as a concert organist of the first order. He holds the prestigious Edwin Link Endowed Professorship in Organ and Harpsichord at Binghamton University (State University of New York), and has presented hundreds of concerts in church and university settings throughout... Read More →


Wednesday August 13, 2014 11:35am - 12:05am
First Unitarian Society of Ithaca 208 East Buffalo Street, Ithaca, NY

11:35am

(B) John Brombaugh, Opus 2 (1966)

Trinity Lutheran Church
John Brombaugh Op. 2 (1966), 1 manual
Ithaca
Recitalist: Annie Laver


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Annie Laver

Prizewinning organist Annie Laver has performed throughout Europe and the United States. She has been recognized with a number of awards, including second prize in the 2010 American Guild of Organists National Young Artist Competition in Organ Performance. She holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music (M.M. and DMA, Organ Performance) and Brown University (B.A.). She has studied with Hans Davidsson, David Higgs, and William... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 11:35am - 12:05am
Trinity Lutheran Church 149 Honness Lane, Ithaca, NY

1:45pm

OHS Annual Meeting
OHS Annual Meeting
Uris Hall Auditorium - Cornell University (Cornell University) 
 


Wednesday August 13, 2014 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Uris Hall Auditorium - Cornell University Cornell University

3:00pm

(B) The Cornell Baroque Organ (2011)
Cornell University
GOArt Organ (2010) 2 manuals
Ithaca
Recitalist: David Yearsley

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David Yearsley

David Yearsley was educated at Harvard College and Stanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in Musicology in 1994. At Cornell he continues to pursue his interests in the performance, literature and history of northern European music among other activities. His musicological work investigates literary, social, and theological contexts for music and music making, and he has written on topics ranging from music and death, to alchemy and... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Anabel Taylor Chapel - Cornell University 548 College Ave, Ithaca, NY

3:00pm

(C) Augustinus Vicedomini (1746)
Artist
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Greg Crowell

Gregory Crowell is university organist and affiliate professor of music general education at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He also serves as director of music of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids. A former OHS director of publications, Crowell is now editor of Clavichord International. He holds degrees from the New England Conservatory and the University of Cincinnati, and has also studied at the North... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Sage Chapel - Cornell University 147 Ho Plaza, Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

3:00pm

(A) Lecture - “The Genesis of the Cornell Baroque Organ”

Cornell University
Lecture  - “The Genesis of the Cornell Baroque Organ”
Ithaca
Lecturer: Annette Richards


Speaker
AR

Annette Richards

In her work as a music historian and keyboard player, Annette Richards draws on her training in English literature, art history, musicology, and musical performance. Musical and visual aesthetics and criticism are of particular interest to her, as is music in literature, and changing attitudes and approaches to performance in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Her book The Free Fantasia and the Musical... Read More →


Wednesday August 13, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Barnes Hall - Cornell University 129 Ho Plaza, Ithaca, NY

3:50pm

(A) The Cornell Baroque Organ (2011)

Cornell University
GOArt Organ (2010) 2 manuals
Ithaca
Recitalist: David Yearsley


Artist
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David Yearsley

David Yearsley was educated at Harvard College and Stanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in Musicology in 1994. At Cornell he continues to pursue his interests in the performance, literature and history of northern European music among other activities. His musicological work investigates literary, social, and theological contexts for music and music making, and he has written on topics ranging from music and death, to alchemy and... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 3:50pm - 4:20pm
Anabel Taylor Chapel - Cornell University 548 College Ave, Ithaca, NY

3:50pm

(B) Augustinus Vicedomini (1746)
Artist
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Greg Crowell

Gregory Crowell is university organist and affiliate professor of music general education at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He also serves as director of music of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids. A former OHS director of publications, Crowell is now editor of Clavichord International. He holds degrees from the New England Conservatory and the University of Cincinnati, and has also studied at the North... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sage Chapel - Cornell University 147 Ho Plaza, Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

3:50pm

(C) Lecture - “The Genesis of the Cornell Baroque Organ”
Cornell University
Lecture  - “The Genesis of the Cornell Baroque Organ”
Ithaca
Lecturer: Annette Richards

Speaker
AR

Annette Richards

In her work as a music historian and keyboard player, Annette Richards draws on her training in English literature, art history, musicology, and musical performance. Musical and visual aesthetics and criticism are of particular interest to her, as is music in literature, and changing attitudes and approaches to performance in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Her book The Free Fantasia and the Musical... Read More →


Wednesday August 13, 2014 3:50pm - 4:20pm
Barnes Hall - Cornell University 129 Ho Plaza, Ithaca, NY

4:40pm

(A) Augustinus Vicedomini (1746)

Cornell University
Agustinius Vicedomini (1746) 1 manual
Restoration by Greg Harrold Organbuilders (2000)
Ithaca
Recitalist: Gregory Crowell


Artist
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Greg Crowell

Gregory Crowell is university organist and affiliate professor of music general education at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He also serves as director of music of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids. A former OHS director of publications, Crowell is now editor of Clavichord International. He holds degrees from the New England Conservatory and the University of Cincinnati, and has also studied at the North... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 4:40pm - 5:10pm
Sage Chapel - Cornell University 147 Ho Plaza, Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

4:40pm

(C) The Cornell Baroque Organ (2011)
Cornell University
GOArt Organ (2010) 2 manuals
Ithaca
Recitalist: David Yearsley

Artist
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David Yearsley

David Yearsley was educated at Harvard College and Stanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in Musicology in 1994. At Cornell he continues to pursue his interests in the performance, literature and history of northern European music among other activities. His musicological work investigates literary, social, and theological contexts for music and music making, and he has written on topics ranging from music and death, to alchemy and... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 4:40pm - 5:10pm
Anabel Taylor Chapel - Cornell University 548 College Ave, Ithaca, NY

4:40pm

(B) Lecture - “The Genesis of the Cornell Baroque Organ”
Cornell University
Lecture  - “The Genesis of the Cornell Baroque Organ”
Ithaca
Lecturer: Annette Richards

Speaker
AR

Annette Richards

In her work as a music historian and keyboard player, Annette Richards draws on her training in English literature, art history, musicology, and musical performance. Musical and visual aesthetics and criticism are of particular interest to her, as is music in literature, and changing attitudes and approaches to performance in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Her book The Free Fantasia and the Musical... Read More →


Wednesday August 13, 2014 4:40pm - 5:10pm
Barnes Hall - Cornell University 129 Ho Plaza, Ithaca, NY

8:15pm

Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1009 (1940)

Sage Chapel, Cornell University
Aeolian Skinner Op. 1009 (1940) 3 manuals
Ithaca
Recitalist: Christopher Houlihan


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Christopher Houlihan

The young American organist Christopher Houlihan has been labeled “gifted” (New York Times), “dazzling” (Wall Street Journal), and “eloquent…launch[ed on] a major career” (Los Angeles Times). His Vierne 2012 tour attracted critical acclaim for performing the six symphonies of Louis Vierne in marathon concerts in six North American cities. The Los Angeles Times called his performance there “a major... Read More →



Wednesday August 13, 2014 8:15pm - 9:15pm
Sage Chapel - Cornell University 147 Ho Plaza, Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY
 
Thursday, August 14
 

9:00am

M.P. Möller, Opus 9734 (1963)

Church of the Saviour
M.P. Möller Op. 9734 (1962) 3 manuals
Syracuse
Recitalist: Will Headlee


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Will Headlee

Will Headlee is Professor emeritus at Syracuse University Since 1990 he has been organist of Park Central Presbyterian Church. He retired in May 1992 after 36 years of varied academic responsibilities and continuous choir directing activity, including six seasons with the Hendricks Chapel Choir. He has been active in the A.G.O. and the O.H.S., serving often on convention planning committees for both groups and as a member of the Historic Organs... Read More →



Thursday August 14, 2014 9:00am - 9:40am
The Church of the Saviour 437 James St, Syracuse, NY

10:30am

Schlicker (1965)

St. Michael’s Lutheran Church
Schlicker Organ Co. (1965) 2 manuals
Camillus
Recitalist: Allison Evans Henry, with Tim Schmidt, Guitar


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Allison Evans Henry

Allison Evans Henry received the Bachelor’s degree from Mansfield University with Kent Hill.  She completed the Master and Doctorate of Music in Organ Performance, in addition to the Performer’s Certificate at the Eastman School of Music, while a student of David Craighead. Ms. Henry served on the faculty of Ithaca College and for three Pipe Organ Encounters of the American Guild of Organists (AGO).  Ms. Henry was a member... Read More →
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Tim Schmidt

Timothy Schmidt has performed in numerous solo and chamber concerts and has appeared on recital series for the Rochester Guitar Society, the Auburn Chamber Symphony, Utica College, LeMoyne College, the Truro Twilight Concerts on Cape Cod, and the American Church in Paris, France.  He has performed frequently in the Syracuse area for the Society for New Music, Civic Morning Musicals and Arts Alive in Liverpool, Syracuse Opera and other... Read More →


Thursday August 14, 2014 10:30am - 11:10am
St. Michael's Lutheran Church 5108 West Genesee St, Camillus, NY

12:30pm

(A) C.B. Fisk, Opus 70 (1976)
First Presbyterian Church
C.B. Fisk Op. 70 (1976) 2 manuals
Cazenovia
Recitalist: Christopher Howerter

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Christopher Howerter

Christopher J. Howerter, organist and conductor, performed organ in the United States and Europe. Among these engagements, he performed at St. Mary the Virgin and Brick Church in New York City, Church of the Good Shepherd in Rosemont (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania, Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio, and Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he served on faculty for their 2005 Pipe Organ Encounter. Mr. Howerter also performed... Read More →



Thursday August 14, 2014 12:30pm - 1:10pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia 27 Albany St, Cazenovia, NY

1:30pm

(B) C.B. Fisk, Opus 70 (1976)

First Presbyterian Church
C.B. Fisk Op. 70 (1976) 2 manuals
Cazenovia
Recitalist: Christopher Howerter


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Christopher Howerter

Christopher J. Howerter, organist and conductor, performed organ in the United States and Europe. Among these engagements, he performed at St. Mary the Virgin and Brick Church in New York City, Church of the Good Shepherd in Rosemont (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania, Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio, and Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he served on faculty for their 2005 Pipe Organ Encounter. Mr. Howerter also performed... Read More →



Thursday August 14, 2014 1:30pm - 2:10pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia 27 Albany St, Cazenovia, NY

3:00pm

(A) Holtkamp, Job No. 1797 (1965)

May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society
Holtkamp No. 1797 (1965) 2 manuals
DeWitt
Recitalist: Glenn Kime


Artist
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Glenn Kime

Glenn Kime began organ studies at Bethany Church, Randolph, Vermont, during the pastorate of his father, Rev. Albert Kime. His teacher was Florence Scholl Cushman, a student of Wilhelm Middelschulte; he continued studies with Will Headlee, Gillian Weir, and Cherry Rhodes. He is director of music for May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse, New York, where Holtkamp Opus 1797 (1965) will be heard during the 2014 OHS convention. He... Read More →



Thursday August 14, 2014 3:00pm - 3:40pm
May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society 3800E Gennesee St, Syracuse, NY

3:00pm

(B) Lecture - "Isaac Van Vleck Flagler"

Holy Cross Church
Lecture – I. V. Flagler
DeWitt
Lecturer: John Apple


Flagler was important to Central New York’s organ history, teaching at Syracuse University and Cornell, organist at several churches in Auburn, N.Y., and publisher of several collections of organ music.


Speaker
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John Apple

D. John Apple, a native of Michigan, has lived in Charlotte, NC since 1982. He has degrees from Westminster Choir College (M.M.), Houghton College (B.M.) and Concordia Lutheran Junior College/Ann Arbor (A.A.). He is historian for the Charlotte Chapter AGO and founder/president of Metrolina Theatre Organ Society. Since 1987 John has been involved with preserving the Carolina Theatre, Charlotte's 1927 movie palace, with plans for a theatre organ... Read More →


Thursday August 14, 2014 3:00pm - 3:40pm
Holy Cross Catholic Church 4112 East Genesee St, DeWitt, NY

4:00pm

(B) Holtkamp, Job No. 1797 (1965)

May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society
Holtkamp No. 1797 (1965) 2 manuals
DeWitt
Recitalist: Glenn Kime


Artist
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Glenn Kime

Glenn Kime began organ studies at Bethany Church, Randolph, Vermont, during the pastorate of his father, Rev. Albert Kime. His teacher was Florence Scholl Cushman, a student of Wilhelm Middelschulte; he continued studies with Will Headlee, Gillian Weir, and Cherry Rhodes. He is director of music for May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse, New York, where Holtkamp Opus 1797 (1965) will be heard during the 2014 OHS convention. He... Read More →



Thursday August 14, 2014 4:00pm - 4:40pm
May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society 3800E Gennesee St, Syracuse, NY

4:00pm

(A) Lecture - "Isaac Van Vleck Flagler"

Holy Cross Church
Lecture – I. V. Flagler
DeWitt
Lecturer: John Apple


Flagler was important to Central New York’s organ history, teaching at Syracuse University and Cornell, organist at several churches in Auburn, N.Y., and publisher of several collections of organ music.


Speaker
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John Apple

D. John Apple, a native of Michigan, has lived in Charlotte, NC since 1982. He has degrees from Westminster Choir College (M.M.), Houghton College (B.M.) and Concordia Lutheran Junior College/Ann Arbor (A.A.). He is historian for the Charlotte Chapter AGO and founder/president of Metrolina Theatre Organ Society. Since 1987 John has been involved with preserving the Carolina Theatre, Charlotte's 1927 movie palace, with plans for a theatre organ... Read More →


Thursday August 14, 2014 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Holy Cross Catholic Church 4112 East Genesee St, DeWitt, NY

8:00pm

Frank Roosevelt, Opus 520 (1892)

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Frank Roosevelt Op. 520 (1892) / Schantz Op. 1594 3 manual
Syracuse
Recitalist: Diane Belcher


Artist
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Diane Belcher

Organist Diane Meredith Belcher brings to the music world performances of rare artistry; her stirringly expressive, dazzlingly clear, and astoundingly virtuosic playing has thrilled audiences throughout the United States, in Europe and Canada since her solo debut at age fifteen. Among her many recital credits are Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; the opening concert of The Wanamaker Organ's 100th anniversary, Philadelphia; Saint Thomas Church... Read More →



Thursday August 14, 2014 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 259 E Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY
 
Friday, August 15
 

8:45am

Johnson & Son, Opus 510 (1878) - Optional day
Limited Capacity seats available

Meridian Baptist Church
Wm. Johnson & Son Op. 510 (1878) 1 manual
Meridian
Recitalist: Carol Britt


Artist
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Carol Britt

Carol Britt is a native of Salem, Illinois, and has lived in Thibodaux, La., since 1991. She began studying organ in 1957. Her degrees include a DMA in organ performance from the University of Alabama, an MM in organ performance from the University of Evansville, a BM in education from Southern Illinois University. Her teachers have included Warren Hutton, Douglas Reed, and June Scannell. She has performed solo recitals and has served as... Read More →



Friday August 15, 2014 8:45am - 9:15am
Meridian Baptist Church 3138 NY 370, Meridian, NY

10:05am

Skinner Organ Co., Opus 644 (1927) - Optional Day
Limited Capacity seats available

Artist
avatar for Rosalind Mohnsen

Rosalind Mohnsen

Rosalind  Mohnsen is director of music and organist at Immaculate Conception Church of Malden/Medford, Massachusetts. She received the bachelor of music in education degree in piano from the University of Nebraska and the master of music degree and performer’s certificate in organ from Indiana University. She has studied organ with Myron J. Roberts, Conrad Morgan, Robert Rayfield, and with Jean Langlais in Paris. She has performed... Read More →



Friday August 15, 2014 10:05am - 10:45am
St. James Episcopal Church 96 E Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152

11:15am

Lunch Cruise - Optional Day
Limited Capacity seats available

Lunch Cruise aboard the Judge Ben Wiles
Skaneateles Lake



Friday August 15, 2014 11:15am - 1:15pm
Boat - Judge Ben Wiles Skaneateles Lake

2:00pm

Steere & Turner (ca. 1891) - Optional day
Limited Capacity seats available

Willard Memorial Chapel, Former Auburn Theological Seminary
Steere & Turner (1891) 2 manuals
Auburn
Recitalist: Matthias Schmelmer


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Matthias Schmelmer

Matthias Schmelmer, born and raised near Nuremberg (Bavaria), studied church music at „Berliner Kirchenmusikschule“ in Berlin, with Karl Hochreither (organ) , Renate Zimmermann (organ improvisation) and Martin Behrmann (conducting). After graduating from college in 1998, he obtained his first engagement as church musician in Celle/North Germany. In 2003 he moved back to Berlin to work as music director of the Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche... Read More →



Friday August 15, 2014 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Willard Memorial Chapel 17 Nelson St, Auburn, NY

3:00pm

Schlicker (1989) - Optional day
Limited Capacity seats available

Holy Family Church
Schlicker Organ Co. (1989)
Auburn
Recitalist: Nick Bideler


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Nick Bideler

Nicholas Bideler, born in June 1986, is a native of Fort Smith, Arkansas and has been in the music field since he was 8 years old.  In 2004 Nicholas was appointed as Principle Organist at Visitation Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri where he also started a Royal School of Church Music program.  He received his bachelor’s degree in organ performance from the University of Kansas in 2008 and master’s degree at... Read More →



Friday August 15, 2014 3:00pm - 3:40pm
Holy Family R.C. Church 85 North St, Auburn, NY

4:00pm

Carl Barckhoff (1890) and Garrett House (1872) - Optional day
Limited Capacity seats available

St. Mary of the Assumption Church
Carl Barckhoff (1890) 2 manuals, and Garrett House (1872) 1 manual
Auburn
Recitalist: Jonathan Ryan


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Jonathan Ryan

Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike for his strong communicative skills in numerous styles, exceptional use of the organ’s capabilities, and bold programming, Jonathan Ryan has quickly emerged as one of North America’s premier young concert artists.  With a repertoire spanning the 16th to 21st centuries, he has performed at celebrated venues throughout the United States, Germany, France, and the United... Read More →


Friday August 15, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
St. Mary’s R.C. Church 15 Clark St, Auburn, NY