AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS | CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS CHAPTER


Pedals, Pipes, & Pizza Canceled

ECI-AGO regrets its need to cancel Pedals, Pipes, & Pizza, due to technical issues.


Sunday Monthly Concert Series

The Chapel of St. John the Divine is proud to announce its series of organ and choral music on second Sundays monthly. Full schedule here.





Upcoming Events


January 26, 4pm  Yohei Endo, organ

Yohei Endo, student of Dana Robinson, will perform a recital as part of the Chapel of St. John the Divine's Sunday Monthly Concert Series.


February 1, 2:00pm  Pedals, Pipes, & Pizza

ECI-AGO is proud to present its second Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza, an afternoon that will introduce the organ to young keyboardists of all levels. More information here.


February 9, 4pm  Michael Keeley, organ, followed by choral evensong

Michael Keeley, former professor of organ at the University of Illinois, will perform a recital as part of the Chapel of St. John the Divine's Sunday Monthly Concert Series. Following his recital will be an evensong led by the Chapel's Cantebury Choir.


February 22, noon  BACH: Young Baroque Artists Competition

A competition for young musicians from 13 to 18 years of age, the YBAC aims to foster interest in the music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and to encourage young musical talent. Winners are awarded cash prizes and will perform at the YBAC Winners Concert on April 13, 2014. Application forms are available here.


March 7, 7:30pm  Elizabeth Field, baroque violin, & Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord

Baroque violinist Elizabeth Field joins UIUC faculty harpischordist Charlotte Mattax in a performance of French Baroque works in Smith Recital Hall.


March 9, 3:00pm  BACH: Handel Anthems

The chorus of the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH), directed by Chester Alwes, presents Handel's Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline and Let God Arise at McKinley Presbyterian Church.  $20 adults | $10 students


March 16, 7:30pm  Concerto Urbano: Handel Acis & Galatea

Concerto Urbano, the period instrument ensemble at UIUC under the direction of Philip Johnston and Charlotte Mattax, and a chamber chorus from the UI Chorale, directed by Kristina Boerger, performs Handel's opera Acis & Galatea at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.


April 6, 4pm  Scott Montgomery, organ

Scott Montgomery, organist-director of music at Holy Cross Church in Champaign, will perform a recital as part of the Chapel of St. John the Divine's Sunday Monthly Concert Series.


April 13, 3:00pm  Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord

UIUC faculty harpischordist Charlotte Mattax performs a solo recital at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.


April 13, 7:30pm  BACH: YBAC Winner's Concert & Handel Messiah Sing-Along

The winners of the Young Baroque Artists's Competition will perform solo works, and the chorus of the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH), directed by Chester Alwes, will lead a sing-along of Handel's Messiah, parts two and three, at McKinley Presbyterian Church. $10 general


May 11, 4pm  Kevin Chunko, organ

Kevin Chunko, student of Dana Robinson, will perform a recital as part of the Chapel of St. John the Divine's Sunday Monthly Concert Series.


May 25, 7:30pm  BACH: Purcell Dido & Aeneas

The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana, directed by Philip Johnston and Chester Alwes, will present a performance of Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. Special venue TBA. Singers include sopranos Alexandra Nowakowski and Anastasia Malliaras. $20 adults | $10 students



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