"The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music." If you would like more information about how to join our chapter or to renew your membership, please find 
information on our "Join Our Chapter" page. Let us welcome you!
To contact us:
Email: The Dean

The Charlotte AGO expresses gratitude to the following individuals who made contributions above their 
annual dues to support 
Chapter programming and 
other initiatives this program year.

Lester Ackerman
Matthew Michael Brown
Jane Arant
Helen Dix
Martin Dowling
Pam Eash
Karen Jacob
Elizabeth Kimball
David Lowry
Michael Lehtinen
Matthew Manwarren
Marcia Newlin
Sterling Savage
Murray Forbes Somerville
Larry Stratemeyer
Robert Stigall
Gregory Thompson
Patricia Williams

Bach and Beyond: The Leipzig Tradition
at Winthrop University

Saturday, March 25, 10am-5pm: Bach and Beyond: The Leipzig Tradition featuring Stefan Engels, Professor of Organ from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and legendary Bach scholar Christoph Wolff at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. Lectures, master classes, and performances. The March 25 activities include: 

•10 a.m. A master class that is open to organ students at area colleges and the general public. The class, taught by Wolff and Engels, will feature Bach’s "Das Orgelbüchlein" and "Neumeister Chorales." The class will be held in the Frances May Barnes Recital Hall and will feature the Gabriel Kney organ. Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

•2 p.m. A lecture by Wolff on "The Leipzig Organ Tradition – From J.S. Bach to Karg-Elert."

•4 p.m. An organ recital by Stefan Engels featuring the music of Bach, Mendelssohn, Karg-Elert and Max Reger. The recital will be performed on the D.B. Johnson Memorial Organ in Byrnes Auditorium.

Admission to all three events is $25. 
Individual events are $10 per event. 
Student admission is $5 per event. 
For more information, contact Clara Godshall
 at (843) 697-6978 or email claragodshall@gmail.com.