Sharing a job posting that was sent to our region:
FYI: Full-time organist/choirmaster position in Savannah!
The Historic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Savannah, Georgia is searching for a director of Music/Principal Organist. This is a full-time position reporting to the Cathedral Rector and is responsible for developing liturgical music for all Masses, Holy Days, special liturgical celebrations, weddings and funerals. He/she oversees the Cathedral choral programs and... provides training to parish musicians and scheduling and hiring of other musicians as needed for Cathedral liturgies and concerts. He/she recruits cantors, substitute accompanists, choir members and maintains Cathedral music office, music library, instruments and sound system.
The position requires musical proficiency in organ, piano and voice as well as a thorough knowledge of Church liturgical guidelines and norms. A Masters in Music is preferred with 3+ years of experience in a church position. All candidates should have a comprehensive knowledge of the teachings and practices of the Catholic Faith, demonstrate a passion for and love of liturgical music, possess strong written and oral communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office.
To apply send a resume, salary history and references to: Savcathedralmusic@gmail.com or mail to J Gerard Schreck, JCD, 222 East Harris St., Savannah, GA 31401. Deadline for applications is March 15, 2018 or until position is filled.
A great post useful for everyone from Christopher Henley, organist representing the Southeast Region young organists!
Calling HIGH SCHOOL ORGANISTS and TEACHERS: You still have about a month to send in an application for
East Carolina University's 12th Annual Young Artists Comp...etition in Organ Performance, to be held in Greenville, North Carolina March 17, 2018. Applications and recordings for the first round will be accepted until February 15th. Talented young organists are encouraged to apply! Please share this post, and for more information, click below!
A beautiful new organ has been installed and is being voiced in our region (Columbia, SC) by North Carolina-based builder Lewtak.
Make plans now to attend the premier event of the summer for organists and church musicians! The American Guild of Organists national convention will be hosted by our friends in Kansas City from July 2 to July 6. With a star-studded lineup of concerts and workshops, this is certainly not to be missed. Please make your travel plans now before registration rates increase next week and before flight costs change after January 1.
Join the Wilmington NC AGO in this upcoming event!
Friday, January 12 at 7:30 PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 16th & Market, Wilmington
Giving his Carnegie Hall Debut at age 17, Patrick Kreeger enjoys a versatile career as both a pianist and organist. He began organ lessons at age 12 and was awarded a scholarship to attend the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia at age 18.
An excellent blog post on the Young Organist’s page about being a part time musician!
Photos from a chapter’s recent spooky night of music!
Organists Matthew Cates and Carina Sturdy from the UNCSA organ studio will perform on Saturday’s UNCSA Orchestra concert in Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, at 7:30 p.m. Respighi’s “Church Windows” and Duruflé’s Sicilienne and Toccata from Suite, Op. 5.
Another great recital happening in our region this weekend.
An exciting concert this Friday on an instrument featured at the 2011 regional convention.
Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with great music written during the Reformation or commemorating this monumental event in history. Much of the music focuses directly on Martin Luther, but great chorales and organ music of Bach also will be featured on St. Paul's Lutheran magnificent Casavant pipe organ. Organists from throughout the region will perform. Sponsored by the Wilmington Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wilm...ington, NC
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Another wonderful outreach program is the fine Summer Series of the Charlotte Chapter. All concerts are free and the offerings collected go toward the chapter's Stigall Scholarship fund. Make plans to attend!
The Charlotte AGO is excited to announce its 2017 Summer Recital Series calendar! All recitals are Sunday evening at 7pm, unless otherwise noted. An offering is received at each recital to benefit the ANN & ROBERT STIGALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND.