2023-2024 Chapter Program Calendar
Monday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Annual Organ Scholarship Student Recital
Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Denver
The opening concert of our 2023-2024 season features the students who received scholarships for organ lessons this summer: Jacoby Butler, Jackson Kastens, Annemarie Montgomery, Raditya Muljadi, Juliana Neufeld, Adrian Schreurs, and Isaak Vaughan. Their teachers were Mark Alan Filbert, Cindy Lindeen-Martin, and Wil Smith. Piano and organ teachers: your students are especially encouraged to attend and learn about the scholarship application process. A reception and music swap will follow the concert. Free and open to the public. Free parking is available on the street after 6 p.m. or in the lot across Grant Street from the church entrance (look for the Saint Paul Parking Banner, and a volunteer will be stationed at the gate to let you enter between 5:30 and 6:55 p.m.).
Friday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. Organ Concert: Alcee Chriss
Bethany Lutheran Church, Cherry Hills Village
Join us for an exciting program by the first-prize and Bach prize winner at the 2017 Canadian International Organ Competition, a featured star in the 2019 PBS documentary Pipe Dreams. A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Chriss is currently the university organist and artist-in-residence at Wesleyan University and assistant organist at Trinity Church Wall Street, New York City. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public, with a suggested donation.
Friday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. The Denver Brass Christmas Concert
with Rick Seaton, organist
Saint Andrew United Methodist Church, Highlands Ranch
The Denver Brass is an elite ensemble recognized throughout the Rocky Mountain region and the world for its innovative programming. Rick Seaton has been director of music and organist at Bethany Lutheran Church since 2010. Free and open to the public, with a suggested donation.
Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m.-noon Historic Denver Organ Tour
Calvary Baptist Church, Christ Church,
Wellshire Presbyterian Church, Denver
This popular annual event, cosponsored by Historic Denver, will focus on churches between Hampden Avenue and University Boulevard. At each venue, the church's unique architecture will be described and the pipe organ will be demonstrated.
Friday, Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. Members' Organ Recital
Saint John's Episcopal Church, Boulder
Denver Rocky Mountain Chapter members will offer a wide-ranging program of music suitable for Lent and Holy Week. Free and open to the public, with an offering taken. To volunteer as a performer, contact David Vogels by Jan. 15.
Friday, April 19, 7 p.m. Harpsichord Showcase
Augustana Lutheran Church, Denver
Cosponsored by Augustana Arts, this event will feature J.S. Bach's concerto for four harpsichords and a variety of other works for harpsichords, organ, and strings. An informal harpsichord walk-and-talk and a reception will follow the concert. Reservations requested through Augustana Arts (pay what you choose).
Monday, May 20, 5 p.m. Annual Chapter Meeting and Dinner
Saint Gabriel the Archangel Episcopal Church,
Cherry Hills Village