Chapter Programs:  August 2009 - June 2010



Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Shenk Scholarship Students and Teachers in Recital

The 2009 Shenk Scholarship students and their teachers were featured in a recital.

Derry Presbyterian Church, 248 E. Derry Road, Hershey, PA


In the photo, front row, left to right: Josephine Freund (teacher), Andrew Vensel, Layton Graves, Sarah O’Donnell,

Caitlyn Voigt, Meghan Thomas, and Quinn Schrum. Back row of teachers: Shawn Gingrich, Steven Middernacht,

Richard Frey and Shelly Moorman-Stahlman.  Eleanor Frank also studied under a Shenk Scholarship.



 The Shenk Scholarship for organ lessons was established in August of 2001 with a generous gift given to the

Harrisburg Chapter by Chapter Member Melvin Shenk in memory of his mother Violette I. Shenk.

The seven students who received the scholarship this year are: Eleanor Frank, Layton Graves, Sarah O'Donnell,

Quinn Schrum, Meghan Thomas, Andrew Vensel, and Caitlin Voigt. The teachers from the Harrisburg Chapter

of the American Guild of Organists are Josephine Freund, Richard Frey, Shawn Gingrich, Steven Middernacht

and Shelly Moorman-Stahlman.



Monday, September 14, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Pot Luck Supper, followed by an Open Forum

and an Update on the 2011 Harrisburg Regional Convention.

Music from Carolyn Evens music library available for a nominal donation 

music by The Four Winds Saxophone Quartet

First Presbyterian Church, 2A North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA.

(On the Square at Hanover and High Streets)


Saturday, October 10, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

(Note: Date was changed from Oct. 17)

Workshop with Kay Hooper, “Introduction To The Alexander Technique,”

Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Simpson St, Mechanicsburg, PA


Saturday, November 14, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Workshop with Dr. Brenda Smith, “Strategies For Lifelong Singing,”

Trinity Lutheran Church, 2000 Chestnut Street, Camp Hill, PA


Saturday, February 20, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Workshop with Dr. Robert Lau, “Easy Improvisation for the Church Organist,”

Zion Lutheran Church, 2730 Booser Ave., Harrisburg, PA



Friday, March 12, 7:00 pm

A Powerpoint Presentation on Bach’s Saint Matthew  Passion with Susanna Faust,

with singing by Chapter Members & Chapter Friends,

St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 118 State Street, Harrisburg, PA



Sunday, April 11, 4:00 pm

Ken Cowan In Recital,

Camp Hill Presbyterian Church,

101 N. 23rd Street, Camp Hill, PA

Co-Sponsored by Church & Chapter



Tuesday, May 18, 6:00 pm

Annual Dinner & Election / Installation of Officers: 

at the Home of Karen Appel & Robert Wigand,

465 Countryside Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17112.

Multi-day schedule with Bob Chilcott


Thursday, June 3, 7:30-10:00pm

Choral rehearsal


Friday, June 4, 7:30-10:00pm

Choral and brass rehearsal


Saturday, June 5, 9:30am-1:00pm



Saturday, June 5, 8:00pm

Gala Concert of Chilcott music with choir, organ, brass and timpani


All events are open to guild members.

The concert is open to the public but there is no reserve seating.


All events are being held at Market Square Presbyterian Church, 20 South Second Street, Harrisburg, PA

Co-Sponsored by Pine Street Church,  Market Square Church, & Harrisburg Chapter AGO


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