Schedule

Monday, June 12, 2017

8:00 am – 4:00 pm       Registration Open, Magnolia Hotel, 6070 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX
11:30 am       RCYO Playing Competition
, University Park United Methodist Church
5:00 pm        Recital: Stefan Engels, Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration
6:45 pm        Dinner, King of Glory Lutheran Church
8:00 pm        Opening Worship, King of Glory Lutheran Church
9:30 pm – Midnight     Registration Open, Magnolia Hotel
10:00 pm – Midnight      Opening Convention Reception, Exhibits and Cash Bar, Magnolia I/II
Welcome to the 2017 Southwest AGO Convention!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

8:00 – 9:00 am      Registration Open, Magnolia Hotel, 6070 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX
8:00 am        Staying Healthy
, Magnolia III/IV
9:45 am        Recital: Joel Bacon, St. Mark’s School Chapel
10:45 am      Workshop: Add “Taking an AGO Exam” to your bucket list!
10:45 am
      Workshop: Hymn Playing
10:45 am      Workshop: 
Nurturing the Aging Voice I
10:45 am      Workshop: Planning a Pipe Organ Encounter

12:30 pm      Lunch, St. Monica Catholic Church
1:30 pm        Recital: Monica Czausz, St. Monica Catholic Church
2:30 pm        Workshop: Help! I Have to Lead a Handbell Choir!
2:30 pm        Workshop: Introducing African American Sacred Music
2:30 pm        Workshop: Luther’s Musical World
2:30 pm        Workshop: Playing Continuo
3:45 pm        Workshop: Growing Your AGO Chapter
3:45 pm        Workshop: Max Reger: Accessible organ works for the American church organist for use in worship and recital
3:45 pm        Workshop: Nurturing the Young Voice
3:45 pm        Workshop: Revival of Trackers in the Southwest
6:00 pm        Entertainment: Tableau vivant
7:00 pm        Dinner
, Christ United Methodist Church
8:00 pm        Recital: Organized Rhythm, Christ United Methodist Church
9:45 pm – Midnight      Exhibits & Cash Bar

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

8:00 – 9:00 am      Registration Open, Magnolia Hotel, 6070 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX
8:00 am        Staying Healthy
, Magnolia III/IV
9:45 am        Recital: Maxine Thévenot, Christ the King Catholic Church
11:00 am      Workshop: Fundamentals of Good Choral Conducting
11:00 am      Workshop: Liturgical Use of Handbells
11:00 am      Workshop: Slurs & “Grand-Choeur” registrations in 19-20th century French repertory
12:15 pm      Lunch, University Park United Methodist Church
1:15 pm        Recital: Elizabeth Farr (Harpsichord), University Park United Methodist Church
2:15 pm        Workshop: Basic Choral Techniques
2:15 pm        Workshop: Improve Your Sight-reading & Other Keyboard Skills
2:15 pm        Workshop: Nurturing the Aging Voice II
2:15 pm        Workshop: The English Choral Tradition
3:30 pm        Recital: RCYO Winner, University Park United Methodist Church
5:00 pm        Dinner on your own
7:30 pm        Recital: Nathan Laube, Meyerson Symphony Center
9:45 pm        SMU Alumni and Current Students Reception, Magnolia IV
9:45 pm – Midnight      Exhibits & Cash Bar

Thursday, June 15, 2017

8:00 – 9:00 am      Registration Open, Magnolia Hotel, 6070 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX
8:00 am       Staying Healthy
, Magnolia III/IV
9:30 am       Recital: Rebecca te Velde, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Shipp Chapel
10:30 am     Workshop: Conducting Masterclass
10:30 am     Panel: Choosing a Position / Advancing Your Career
10:30 am     Workshop: Hispanic Traditions in a Non-Hispanic Church
10:30 am     Workshop: Practical Service Improvisation
12:15 pm     Lunch and Regional Meeting, Highland Park United Methodist Church
1:45 pm       Recital: Alcee Chriss III, Highland Park United Methodist Church
2:45 pm       Workshop: Anthem Reading – Church Music Institute
2:45 pm       Panel: Energizing Your Chapter
2:45 pm       Panel: Organ, Worship and Culture
2:45 pm       Workshop: Playing Bach
4:30 pm       Worship: Evensong, Church of the Incarnation
6:00 pm       Closing Banquet, Magnolia Hotel Ballroom
8:15 pm       Closing Concert: Chanticleer
10:00 pm – Midnight      Exhibits & Cash Bar