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André Isoir died July 20, on his birthday. Born July 20, 1935, in Saint-Dizier, France, he studied organ and piano at the École César-Franck. He then... more
The 2016 Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition in Organ Playing took place April 9 on the Holtkamp organ in Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University.... more
Joel Ross Hastings, a resident of Tallahassee, Florida, died on May 26. He was 46. Born July 22, 1969, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, he spent... more
F. Anthony Thurman has been appointed music director at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completes 22... more
Paraclete Press has chosen the August Sacred Music Composer of the Month: current President of the American Guild of Organists, Dr. Michael Bedford.... more
Paraclete Sacred Music announces two new organ music packets. Featuring works by Gerre Hancock, Robert Lau, Aaron David Miller, Robert Powell,... more
The Britannic Organ, Vol. 11: Historic Improvisations by British & German Organists features recordings of improvisations made on the Welte... more
The Bay Area Max Reger Festival announces a series of nine concerts by five artists at two venues, to celebrate the centennial of the death of Max... more
Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York, announces selection of its 25th annual Peter B. Knock Memorial Awards for studies in sacred music. Caroline... more
The American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO) will host its annual convention in Boston, Massachusetts, August 28–31. Organs demonstrated during the... more
Victoria Harden has been named director of music at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Little Rock, Arkansas, where she has served as interim director... more
Peterson Electro-Musical Products, Inc. of Alsip, Illinois, is pleased to announce the delivery of its one-thousandth ICS-4000™ pipe organ control... more
Brenda Portman is featured on a new recording, Pilgrimages: Organ Music of Rachel Laurin Inspired by Sacred Themes, on the Raven label (Raven OAR-975... more
The Sinsinawa Mound Center, Sinsinawa, Wisconsin, continues the 25th season of their summer organ concert series, which began in June: July 27,... more
Hank Glass, director of music/organist of St. Michael and All Angels Church on Sanibel Island, Florida, received a special resolution honoring him on... more
Toulouse les Orgues of Toulouse, France, will celebrate its 20th anniversary festival October 6–16. This year’s theme is “Dialogue between Cultures... more
Peter McNeely Fyfe, 92, died May 7 in Nashville, Tennessee. For 35 years, he served as organist and choirmaster for Christ Church Cathedral (... more
Pro Organo announces a new recording (Pro Organo 7275) by Texas-based Ken Cowan and Bradley Welch of music for two organists, recorded on the five-... more
Donald Wayne Dumler, age 77, died March 20 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Born in 1938, he joined the staff of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City... more
The Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ host their Orgelfest 16 this month in Merrill Auditorium, Portland, Maine. Concerts are presented on Tuesdays at... more
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