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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
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National Headquarters
of the
American Guild of Organists


2018 Kansas City, July 2-6

2020 Atlanta, July 5-10

Organ Historical Trust
of Australia
Conference 2017
Monday 25th September --
Saturday 30th

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

Special thanks to the Office for Religious Life and the Music Department at Stanford University and to the many volunteers and donors who made the August 2016 POE possible.


Our current newsletter, March/April 2017, is online.


Upcoming events

Friday 21 April, 7:00 pm
Greg Zelek
organ recital at
Christ Church
815 Portola Road, Portola Valley
Saturday 22 April, 10:00 am
Workshop on Recital Preparation with Greg Zelek
Christ Church, Portola Valley


Monday evening 15 May, 7:00
Frédéric Blanc,
titular organist at Notre Dame d'Auteuil, Paris,
will lead an improvisation workshop.
Tuesday evening 16 May, 7:30
Blanc will play an organ recital.
The workshop and recital will both be at
the Congregational Church of San Mateo.
Blanc will also perform at the Legion of Honor
the weekend of May 13-14.


Chapter Officers:
Tim Getz, 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 2017 -- Tysen Dauer
Class of 2018 -- Catha Hall, Curtis "Fjord" Hawthorne
Class of 2020 -- Eric Lebel, Jin Kyung Lim


Matthew Burt, Regional councillor
John Karl Hirten, District convener