Chapter Programs:  August 2012 - May 2013



 Sunday, August 19, 2012 4:00 PM 

Shenk Scholarship Student/Teacher Recital;

Miller Chapel, Lebanon Valley College, 52 East Sheridan Avenue, Annville, Shelly Moorman-Stahlman, Host.




Tuesday, September 11, 2012 6:00 PM

Potluck Supper followed by a short program about Taizé music, Jane Eiker, presenter;

Mt. Calvary Episcopal Church, 125 North 25th Street, Camp Hill, Robert Lau, Host.

Ŕ la bonne franquette et Taizé

For Members with their Guests and Prospective Members

5:30 PM and continuing all evening:
A music sale of scores donated by chapter members, with proceeds to the Chapter Operating Budget.


6:00 PM: A Gathering.


6:30 PM: A Fellowship Buffet Supper.

Potluck dishes from Chapter Members.

A main meat dish and wine will be provided.


7:30 PM: “Music from Taizé”

Presented by Jane Eiker



Saturday, October 6, 2012 10:00 AM

Social time gathering at 9:30 AM

“The AGO Exams”, Dale Krider, clinician;

First Lutheran Church, 21 South Bedford Street, Carlisle, Steven Middernacht, Host.  



Saturday, November 3, 2012  9:30 AM

Schedule: 9:00-9:30 Social / Coffee Time

          9:30-10:45 Rehearse anthems

10:45-11:00 Break

                11:00-12:00 “Concert” of the anthems

“Anthems with Solo Instruments”, Shawn Gingrich and Robert Lau, coordinators;

Trinity Lutheran Church, 2000 Chestnut Street, Camp Hill, Timothy Koch, Host. 



Tuesday, January 15, 2013  7:30 PM

Members/Organ Plus Recital with a catered buffet supper (6:30 PM);

Faith Presbyterian Church, 1801 Colonial Road, Harrisburg, James Riggs, Host.          


Peter Gingrich, cello; Cristal Sheaffer, flute; Lynn Alt, piano; Mary Catherine Tierney, soprano; Mary Jane Nelson, Recorder; Suzanne Klinedinst, organist; Dick Klinedinst, Clarinet; Sara Riggs, soprano

Back row: Organists, Robert Lau, Beth Palmer, Shawn Gingrich, Jim Riggs

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Carved beef

Almond crusted chicken with bing cherry sauce

Shrimp Newburg with rice

Sweet and sour meatballs


Baked corn

Broccoli and cauliflower au gratin

New red potatoes

Macaroni and cheese

Dinner includes:

Garden salad and dressings

Rolls and butter

Coffee, iced tea

Dessert table



Saturday, February 9, 2013  9:30 AM

9:00-9:30 Social / Coffee Time

Choral Reading Session entitled "Choral Repertoire for Various Voicings"

with a seminar segment entitled "Heart and Soul in the Choir Room"

Wayne Wold, clinician;

First United Methodist Church, 64 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Shawn Gingrich, Host.


Wayne Wold, Ralph Kneeream, Shawn Gingrich, and Robert Lau



Saturday, March 9, 2013  9:30 AM

9:00-9:30 Social / Coffee Time

Hymn Playing, Karl Moyer, clinician;

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 539 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, Karen Worley, Host.


Karen Worley, Karl Moyer, Karen Appel, Ralph Kneeream




Saturday, March 16, 2013

Educational Outreach Program

Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza

Lebanon Valley College, Annville


On Saturday, March 16, 2013 the Harrisburg Chapter AGO will join forces with the

Lebanon Valley College Chapter to present a Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza event at Lebanon Valley College.

The day will be free to participants ages 12 to 18 and registration opens at 8:45am.

The event will run from 9am to 2pm and will include a pizza lunch.

For more information or to ask questions contact Justin Weilnau at (484) 550-9731 or email


Harrisburg Chapter members are needed to be guides during the event to assist the LVC students  as well as to assist in serving the lunch.

Please contact subdean Shawn Gingrich if you can help (717) 877-8554 or email

Please share the letter, flyer and registration form with a young musician you may know.

Schedule for the day.




Saturday, April 20, 2013  9:30 AM

9:00-9:30 Social / Coffee Time

“Anthem Accompaniments and Contemporary Hymns at the Organ”, Robert Lau, clinician,

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 44 West Main Street, Shiremanstown, Tom Notestine, Host.      




Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Annual Chapter Business Meeting and Dinner, including installation of officers

 6:15 PM Social Time  7:00 PM Dinner  8:00 PM Meeting

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Civic Club of Harrisburg

612 North Front Street, Harrisburg

Parking available on site as well as across Front Street at the YMCA



Social Time / Appetizers  6:15pm-7:00pm

Mushroom Risotto balls

Artichoke Dip with Karen’s Pasta Dippers® and Assorted Crackers

Swiss Torta with Assorted Crackers and Grapes

Red and white wines and punch served by the Chapter


Dinner  7:00pm-8:00pm   

Station one

Assorted Dinner Rolls, Artesian Breads  and  Rosemary Honey Whipped Butter, Olive Oil and Pepper Grinder

Traditional Salad Tossed with our House Balsamic Dressing

Tuscan Chicken with Tomato Bruschetta

Pasta with Marinated Grilled Vegetable in Roasted Garlic and Sundried Tomato Alio

with a side of Grated Parmesan Cheese


Station two –carving

Assorted Dinner Rolls, Artesian Breads and Rosemary Honey Whipped Butter, Olive Oil and Pepper Grinder

Bacon wrapped pork loin with teriyaki honey glaze

Quartered red herbed potatoes

Chef’s choice of seasonal vegetables



Chef’s Choice of Cakes


Self Service Beverage Station

Iced Tea

Iced Water

Regular and Decaf Coffee

Hot Water with Assorted Tea Box

Sugar, Creamer, Sweetener, and Sliced Lemon



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