Organ and Choral Performances during the 2018 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists

Chelsea Chen

This summer’s National Convention of the American Guild of Organists will feature a variety of organ literature, organs, venues, and performers. Come hear new music on old organs and old music on new organs this July 2-6. From Bach to jazz, organists of all ages will showcase the finest instruments the metropolitan area has to offer.

Organ recitalists include:

  • Christopher Houlihan, Country Club Christian Church
  • Damin Spritzer, Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church
  • Jennifer Pascual, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Hector Olivera, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
  • Chelsea Chen playing Kansas City’s own Emma Lou Diemer, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Additionally, several highly acclaimed choral ensembles will perform during the convention, including:

  • Kansas City Chorale, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
  • Te Deum Choral Ensemble, Village Presbyterian Church
  • Kantorei of Kansas City, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
  • Spire Chamber Ensemble, Visitation Catholic Church
  • Cardinalis Vocal Ensemble and Kansas City Vitas, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

Tickets to several events are still available at agokc2018.com. Join us! It promises to be a creative group of performers who will inspire and encourage

–Dr. Sarah Lyons, Promotions Chair

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