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The Binghamton AGO 2015/2016 Calendar
Our chapter officers and board work diligently to provide interesting programs for the year. Typical offerings include recitals, workshops, organ crawls, dinners and, of course, the congeniality of our meetings. We list the year's schedule of chapter events here, along with other organ and choral events of interest in the area.

2015/2016
Friday, September 11, 7:30 PM AGO
United Presbyterian Church, Binghamton
Third Annual Young Artist Series Recital
Nicholas Capozzoli, organ
Click here for more information
Saturday, September 12, 10:00 AM AGO
Binghamton University, FA21
Nicholas Capozzoli workshop
Breathing Life into Old Music
Friday, September 25, 5:00 PM AGO
Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, Endicott
Fall Kickoff Potluck Dinner
The Year in Review, Convention reports and installation of officers
Sunday, October 4, 2:00 PM
The Forum, Binghamton
BTOS presents silent movies
Sunday, October 18, 12:00 PM
Main Street Baptist Church, Binghamton
Reception in honor of Joe Kotylo's 40 years of service as the church's organist
Saturday, October 24, AGO
Chemung Chapter AGO annual organ crawl
This year's trek to Watsontown, PA
Click here for more information or call Beth Briggs, 607 377-5363 or Dave Lenington, 570 268-5035
Saturday, October 24, 4:00 PM
St Paul's Episcopal Church, Owego
Choral Evensong
Music of Dyson, Evans and Thalben Ball
Sunday, November 8, 3:00 PM
Clemens Center, Elmira
David Peckham, theater organ
Silent Movie (1976)
Sunday, November 8, 4:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira
Peter Sykes, organ
Works of Buxtehude, Woodman, Mendelssohn, Vierne and Bach
Co-sponsored by the Chemung Valley Chapter of the AGO
Sunday, November 22, 2:00 PM
The Forum, Binghamton
John Ledwon, theater organ
Saturday, November 28, 7:30 PM
Holy Trinity RC Church, Binghamton
Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
Lessons and Carols
Sunday, November 29, 3:00 PM (repeat of Saturday program)
Holy Trinity RC Church, Binghamton
Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
Lessons and Carols
Friday, December 4, 7:30 PM
United Presbyterian Church, Binghamton
Jonathan Biggers, organ
Christmas Organ Joy
Saturday, December 5, 3:00 PM
Anderson Center, Binghamton University
University Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Orff Carmina Burana
Sunday, December 6, 2:00 PM
First Congregational Church, Binghamton
Nancy Wildoner, organ
Including works of Searle Wright, J.S. Bach, César Franck and Leroy Anderson
Celebrating recent work on the Aeolian-Skinner organ
Sunday, December 6, 4:00 PM
First Congregational Church, 28 N. Chenango St., Greene
Greene Chamber Singers with the Borderline Brass Quintet
Program will include works of Cecelia McDowall, Paul Mealor, Will Todd and John Rutter
Saturday, December 19, 7:30 PM
The Forum, Binghamton
Binghamton Philharmonic and Downtown Singers
Händel Messiah
Sunday, December 27, 2:00 PM
The Forum, Binghamton
Jim Ford, theater organ
Mel Brooks' Silent Movie
Sunday, January 3, 5:00 PM AGO
The Spot, Upper Front Street, Binghamton
Our annual post-holiday gathering
Click here for more information and online dinner reservation
Sunday, January 10, 3:30 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 44 Main Street, Binghamton
Epiphany Lessons and Carols
Saturday, January 16, 3:00 PM
Binghamton University, Fine Arts, Casadesus Recital Hall
Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
Vivaldi Gloria singalong
Saturday, January 23, 10:00 AM AGO
Main Street Baptist Church, Binghamton
Widor documentary, part one
Coffee at 9:30
Saturday, February 13, 4:00 PM
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 117 Main Street, Owego
Choral Evensong
Works of Morley, Attwood, Thiman and Ball
Sunday, February 14, 7:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 44 Main Street, Binghamton
Choral Evensong
The Trinity Women
Saturday, February 20, 10:00 AM AGO
Main Street Baptist Church, Binghamton
Widor documentary, part two
Coffee at 9:30
Sunday, February 21, 7:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 44 Main Street, Binghamton
Timothy Smith, organ
Works of Buxtehude, Praetorius, Bach and Dupré
Sunday, February 28, 2:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira
Caroline Robinson, organ
Sunday, February 28, 7:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 44 Main Street, Binghamton
Choral evensong
The Trinity Men
Wednesday, March 9, 12:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Montrose, PA
Lenten Organ Meditation
Johanna Masters, organ with Alicia Bascom, Soprano
Thursday, March 10, 7:00 PM
Ithaca College, Hockett Hall
Jean Radice, continuo, and faculty colleagues
Bach birthday celebration
Saturday, March 12, 10:00 AM AGO              
Main Street Baptist Church, Binghamton
The originally scheduled choral workshop, Craig Johnson, presenter, has been rescheduled to next year. In its place, Jean Henssler will revisit her organ crawl to France, Richard Hedgebeth will recap his "getting to know a Cavaillé-Coll" remarks from two years ago, plus we'll hear a few more selections from the Fugue State Films documentaries of Cavaillé-Coll, Franck and/or Widor.
Coffee at 9:30
Sunday, March 13, 7:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 44 Main Street, Binghamton
Choral evensong
Music of Purcell
Monday, March 14 AGO
Early registration deadline for Houston Convention!
Convention website
Direct link to registration page
Wednesday, March 16, 12:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Montrose, PA
Richard and Evelyn Van Auken, organ
Sunday, March 20, 2:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira
Voces Cælestes, vocal ensemble
Sung Tenebrae
Saturday, April 9, 3:00 PM
Endicott Performing Arts Center, Washington Street, Endicott
Madrigal Choir of Binghamton with Dance Stories
Tanzen und Singen - Music in Motion
Program includes music from the Renaissance to Britten and dance collaboration for Menotti's The Unicorn the Gorgon and the Manticore
Sunday, April 10, 2:00 PM
The Forum, Binghamton
Jim Ford, theater organ
Charlie Chaplin Fest 2
Sunday, April 10, 2:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira
Houghton College Choir
Sunday, April 10, 4:00 PM AGO
United Presbyterian Church, Binghamton
BU/AGO Guest Artist Series
Diane Meredith Belcher, organ
Saturday, April 16, 7:30 PM
The Forum, Binghamton
Binghamton Philharmonic with BU Chorus
Beethoven Ninth Symphony
More info
Sunday, April 17, 4:00 PM
United Presbyterian Church, Binghamton
Denise Bassen, organ
In partial fulfillment of MM degree requirements, BU
Works of Bach, Duruflé and Vierne
Sunday, April 24, 4:00 PM
St. John/St. Mark Lutheran Church, Canajoharie, New York
Roberta Rowland-Raybold, organ
Organ dedication recital
Sunday, April 24, 7:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, Binghamton
The Trinity Choirs, Harpur Chorale, Early On Ensemble and Ladene Miles Bourne, jazz singer
A Tribute to Peter Browne
Sunday, May 15, 2:00 PM
The Forum, Binghamton
Nancy Wildoner, theater organ with Judy Giblin and Randy Messing, vocalists
Pop Pipes: Show Stoppers, Broadway A to Z
Friday, May 20, 7:00 PM AGO
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, Binghamton
Gregory Santa Croce, Organ
A Rising Stars event
Works of Bach, Vierne, Mendelssohn, Kerll, Franck and Messiaen

Saturday, June 4, 7:30 PM
Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial Church, Johnson City
Downtown Singers, Marisa Crabb, director, with orchestra
Vaughn-Williams Dona Nobis Pacem and Sir Karl Jenkins The Peacemakers
Sunday, June 5, 5:00 PM AGO   -   Please note change of date!
Annual Meeting and picnic
Residence of Bruce and Polly Wendling, 600 Lowell Drive, Endwell
Pizza and beverage will be provided. Salads, desserts or other food items welcome
More info? call Polly at 754-0378
Sunday, June 19, 4:00 PM
Old Palatine Church, Rte. 5, St. Johnsville/Nelliston
Roberta Rowland-Raybold, organ
June 19-23 AGO
National Convention in Houston
Click here for convention website
Click here for direct link to registration page
Early registration deadline March 14th!
Sunday, July 31, 8:30 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, Binghamton
CandleChant A candlelight program by the women's voices of the choir
Friday, August 5, 8:30 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, Binghamton
Organ Music from Stage and Screen
Tuesday, August 9 AGO
Summer Outing to Albany
Click here for more information
Sunday, August 28, 8:30 PM
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, Binghamton
Men's voices of the choir

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