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The American Guild of Organists -- Palo Alto/Peninsula Chapter

Serving the San Francisco Peninsula
Community Since 1990

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Archive of
Chapter Newletters

National Headquarters
of the
American Guild of Organists


Regional Conventions,
June and July

Atlanta, 05-10 July
Sunday - Friday

Organ Historical Trust
of Australia
Conference 2018
Sydney, New South Wales
Tuesday 02 October --
Saturday 06

Palo Alto/Peninsula Chapter
mailing address
PO Box 582
Menlo Park, California

Our next chapter events ---

Saturday afternoon 23 February, 3:00
Members' Recital
Christ Church, Portola Valley

Please contact Lauren Wittine to practice and get used to the organ before performing.

Invite friends!


Saturday afternoon 02 March, 3:00-5:00
Trip to Five Wounds Portuguese National Parish
1375 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose.
Led by Roger Inkpen who renovated this very unique pipe organ built by Kimball.
This is a joint event with the San Jose Chapter.


Saturday 16 March, 10:00am
Quimby Competition at
First Congregational Palo Alto


Saturday morning 18 May, 10:00
Masterclass with Gail Archer from Barnard College
Location TBD
She will preform a concert at St. Bede's Menlo Park the following day, Sunday afternoon at 4:00, to celebrate the Beckerath organ's 50th anniversary. Read all about it at Arts Brochure 2108-2019.


Chapter Officers:
Duane Soubirous, Dean
Rani Fischer, SubDean
Tom Lohmuller, Secretary
Ed Jennings, Treasurer
David Sheetz, Registrar
Duane Soubirous, Newsletter Editor
James Martin, Web Master


Executive Board
Class of 2020 -- Eric Lebel, Jin Kyung Lim
Class of 2022 -- Catha Hall, Curtis 'Fjord' Hawthorne, Jeff Kabel


Matthew Burt, Regional councillor
John Karl Hirten, District convener