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November 2020

Baroque Chorale Preludes presented by Dr. Neil Harmon TBA

November 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In November, watch Dr. Neil Harmon's presentation about Baroque chorale preludes on the chapter YouTube channel.  Date and time to be determined.

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November Chapter Challenge: Learn a Baroque Chorale Prelude

November 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

First, work through the handout below. It links to some brief but solid introductions to the art form, featuring works of Martin Luther, Bach, Brahms (non-Baroque), and others. Handout: Baroque Chorale Preludes Next, choose a chorale prelude. The handout will point you to trustworthy collections in print or, alternatively, to a list of chorale preludes in the public domain and available free for instant download. Then start practicing! We can’t over-emphasize the importance of working with a teacher, but if…

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December 2020

Annual Christmas Informal Recital

December 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

December's Challenge: Record a Piece for the Christmas Informal This month we invite the chapter to celebrate Christmas organ music on Thursday, December 10, at 7:00 pm. Chapter members have recorded videos of their performances of favorite Christmas pieces. We will view the videos together in a Facebook Watch Party, or you can watch them on YouTube. How to Watch: The Watch Party will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Facebook. (You will need a Facebook account to participate.) In order to…

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Let’s Talk About Organ Certification

December 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

An invitation to... Enhance your organ skills! Jennifer Morgan, CAGO Thank you to all those who expressed an interest in learning more about the AGO's certification program and receiving training. It looks like Wednesday, November 11, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. will work well for those who have already reached out to me. Anyone who would like to join the Zoom meeting is welcome! That evening we'll present an overview of the different certification options, see who is interested in which aspects of training,…

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January 2021

January Challenge: Creating Preludes from a Hymnal

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Guest presenter: Mike Carson Thursday, January 14, 2021, 7:00 PM Zoom Meeting ID: 967 8256 0264 Passcode: 643305 January's challenge is to learn how to create artistic preludes at the organ from a hymnal.  Have a copy of HYMNS from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a pencil in hand as you watch.  

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February 2021

Enhance your organ skills with Jennifer Morgan in an Online Study Group

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Are you interested in joining an online organ study group? Under the guidance of Jennifer Morgan, Education Coordinator for the Utah Valley chapter, we are now ready to launch this new program! The mission and vision of the American Guild of Organists is to foster a thriving community of musicians who share their knowledge and inspire passion for the organ; to engage, support, and uplift every organist. These new study groups are a great way to connect during these socially-distanced…

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UVAGO Organ Challenge: Embellishing Hymns

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, February 26, 2021, 7:00 PM Heidi Rodeback, Mike Carson, and Jack Stoneman will discuss ways to extend a sacrament hymn, use a last-verse harmonization, and solo out a melody. Zoom link:  https://byu.zoom.us/j/99854579938?pwd=Mk95RHBsRi9tbXhQTTJ4ZkVTa0lFZz09 Meeting ID: 998 5457 9938 Passcode: 550936

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March 2021

Bach & Baroque Recital

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

BAROQUE PIECES & CHAPTER PERFORMERS --Buxtehude - Fuga in C Major, Bux WV 174, performed by Katherine Rosenvall --J.S. Bach - Wachet auf BWV 645 performed by Heidi Rodeback --J.S. Bach - Herzlich tut mich Verlangen, BWV 727, performed by John Hoopes on Hauptwerk using Azzio sample set --J.S. Bach - Wo solo ich fliehen hin, BWV 646, performed by Miranda Wilcox --J.S. Bach - ADAGIO, BWV 974, arranged and performed on piano and organ by Mike Carson  --J.S. Bach…

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April 2021

Virtual Super Saturday

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

UVAGO Virtual Mini Super Saturday held on Apr 24, 2021 OUR PRESENTERS: We are excited to learn from Seth Bott, Jay Goodliffe, DeeAnn Stone, and Bradley Dickson. Seth Bott, our keynote speaker, received his DMA in organ performance from the University of Kansas last May, and many will remember his contributions to Super Saturdays while an organ student at BYU. Seth currently serves as Director of Music and Organist at St. James Episcopal Church in Midvale, Utah, works in the…

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May 2021

Spring Informal Organ Recital

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spanish Fork Stake Center, 1006 East 200 South
Spanish Fork, UT
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The chapter plans to meet in person for an Informal on Saturday, May 15 at 7 pm at the Spanish Fork Stake Center, 1006 East 200 South, Spanish Fork. We invite you to share music that you have been working on for the organ challenges and any other pieces. We will follow the social distancing guidelines of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the Informal. Here's the STOP LIST, so you can plan your registrations in advance.

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