Other Events of Interest 2019

The following events are not necessarily sponsored by the AGO Albuquerque Chapter, but often involve our members.  They are added here for your information, as we are notified about them.

Sunday, Sept. 1, 3:00pm Sarah Walder: Cello Trip IV.

St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9100 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
St Luke Lutheran Church is starting a concert series in support of various community organizations.

Sarah Walder presents a concert for cello and cello with loop station. A loop station is a recording device that allows Sarah to record during the performance and create backup tracks. Essentially, she turns herself into a solo cello ensemble.

Sarah Walder 2019 pub photo-1Sarah will be performing her program, Cello Trip IV, which includes Bach’s contemplative fourth suite, the premiere of Cross Channel by Arizona composer Glenn Stallcop and her own compositions for cello with loop-station, inspired by medieval tunes and renaissance counterpoint with a bit of dramatic Baroque flair. The music is easy, fun, funky, sweet, scratchy, angry, bold, and spacious, with something for everybody to enjoy.

Sarah grew up in the deserts and mountains of Arizona. She studied cello and historical performance practice on viola da gamba at Oberlin Conservatory as well as Baroque cello and violone at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Sarah plays a wide range of low and historic stringed instruments from periods ranging from the medieval era to the 21st century: vielle, violas da gamba, violone, Baroque cello, Classical cello, modern cello and modern cello with loop-station. She spends her time in both the Netherlands and in Flagstaff.

Friday, September 27, 5:30pm – 6:15pm
Organ Recital – Jan Lackey-Worden

TGIF SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave, Santa Fe, NM
Program: J. S. Bach and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Friday, October 4, 5:30pm
Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. Francis

Music of Gary Davison and William Byrd

Cathedral of St John 318 Silver Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA

October 10-11 CMI Conference in Dallas, TX

Best Practices for Faithful Twenty-First Century Worship and Music Leaders
St Michael & All Angels Church, 8011 Douglas Ave, Dallas, TX 75225

Rev Dr Peter W Marty CMI Conference speakerThe keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Peter W. Marty. Marty serves as senior pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, a 3500-member congregation in Davenport, Iowa, and publisher of The Christian Century, a journal devoted to shaping America’s conversation about religion and faith in public life. He writes a bi-weekly column for the Century. This conference, held on the campus of St Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Dallas, will also focus on past and present Lilly pastoral residents and scholars and their projects.

Contact: ckroeker@churchmusicinstitute.org
Church Music Institute | 8100 Lomo Alto Dr, Suite 260, Dallas, TX 75225

October 19/20 – Heavenly Home
Sangre de Cristo Chorale

Through the centuries, the sun, moon, and stars have inspired poetry, music, science, and religion. Shawn Kirchner’s Heavenly Home serves as the framework for our multidisciplinary exploration of eternity. Tickets $20 online; $25 at the door.

Saturday, October 19 – 4 PM at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Santa Fe
Sunday, October 20 – 4 PM at United Church of Los Alamos 2525 Canyon Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544

Friday October 25, 5:30pm to 6:15pm
Air & Hammers

TGIF SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave, Santa Fe, NM/

Air & Hammers is a duo consisting of international concert organist and pianist Maxine Thévenot and acclaimed British baritone Edmund Connolly. These two distinguished artists have performed duo concerts together in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, and in the UK. Air & Hammers performs song repertoire of all kinds, including new music by recognized and emerging composers. The duo has given US, UK and world premieres of new works by Andrew Ager, Frederick Frahm and Mary Badarak. In 2015 Air & Hammers released their first CD, Desire in Spring, available worldwide from http://www.RavenCD.com

Program
Joyfully, Organ Notebook, Volume II                    David McIntyre (b.1950)
Récit de tierce en taille                        Gilles LeClerc (b.1960)
Three Psalm Songs   *world premiere performance       Edmund Connolly   (b. 1979)
May God be Merciful (Psalm 67)
Oh, God, you are my God (Psalm 63)
I will give thanks to you (Psalm 138)
Two songs from Sechs Lieder, Opus 13    Clara Schumann

  1. Sie liebten sich beide
  2. Der Mond kommt still gegangen

Prelude and Fugue Opus 16 No. 3      Clara Schumann     ed. Barbara Harbach (1819-1896)
Variations sur Sine Nomine                        Denis Bédard
Theme, 3 variations                        (b.1950)

Friday November 8, 5:30pm to 6:15pm
Organ Recital – David Solem

TGIF Series: First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Santa Fe, NM
Program: Vierne and Duruflé

Friday November 29, 5:30pm to 6:15pm
Flute and Organ Recital

TGIF Series: First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave., Santa Fe, NM
David Solem, organ, and Carol Redman, flute: Flute Sonatas of J. S. Bach

December 7, 8, and 14, 6:30 p.m.
Songs of Hope and Light

Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble
Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501

For many people in Santa Fe, the festive holiday season begins with the Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble‘s winter concerts in December. This year’s Songs of Hope and Light will be especially joyful, as we also celebrate Linda Raney‘s 30th season as music director! With pieces from many centuries and styles, including a spirited and moving array of carols, the Ensemble focuses on bringing forth what is positive, uplifting and light-filled in today’s world.  

Tickets – Reserved seating only
Tickets from $20 – $35
Limited accessible seatingImmaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 50 Mt Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
December 15 and 16, 3:00 p.m.
General admission $25
Students/military $10
Accessible seating available

December 8/9 – A Celebration of Women
Sangre de Cristo Chorale

From poets to music to subject matter, women are at the center of this holiday concert. We are especially excited to premier a three-movement commissioned work by composer Traci Mendel. Tickets $20 online; $25 at the door.

Saturday, December 7 at 4 PM at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Santa Fe 
Sunday, December 8 at 4 PM at United Church of Los Alamos 2525 Canyon Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544

December 17 7:00pm – Carols and Choruses

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi 131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA

Enjoy the angelic voices of The Symphony Chorus, led by Choral Director Carmen Florez-Mansi. Sing along with us to some of the most beloved Christmas carols of all time—accompanied by the glorious sounds of The Symphony Brass & Organ. This annual performance at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi is The Symphony’s gift to the Santa Fe community during the holiday season! No tickets are required, all ages are welcome, and the doors open at 6:15 pm.

December 27, 5:30pm to 6:15pm
Organ Recital: Jan Worden-Lackey

TGIF Series: First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave, Santa Fe, NM

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