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What a wonderful time with Jan Kraybill!

Many thanks to Dan and Sherrie Lawhon for hosting our November dinner with IPC recitalist Jan Kraybill. Jan was a delightful guest of honor, and the meal arranged by Greg Roberson was delicious. Those attending enjoyed a terrific evening!

RCYO announcements

Exciting News!!!! The Birmingham chapter has been selected as one of five Southeast region chapters to host a chapter-level competition for the Regional Competition for Young Organists (RCYO) next spring. The winners of the chapter competitions then compete at the regional convention June 9-12 in Myrtle Beach, SC. Our competition will be Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Independent Presbyterian Church.

Online applications are being accepted through December 15 for young organists interested in competing at this initial level. All interested should visit AGO RCYO PERFORMANCE COMPETITION for the rules and to apply online to compete.

Epiphany Party - Friday, January 11, 2019

Our next chapter event is the annual Epiphany Party which is being hosted this year by Jim and Judy Cook. Further info will be announced in late December. Mark you calendar now so you won't miss out on this popular gathering!

Planning ahead

Bruce Neswick will lead Furman University's Church Music Conference Thursday, January 24 - Friday, January 25 in Greenville, SC. He replaces Stephen Cleobury of King’s College, whose health issues prevent him from traveling abroad. Learn more about the Church Music Conference Furman Church Music Conference or contact conference coordinator and University Organist Charles Tompkins at 864-294-2969 or

Wilma Jensen will celebrate her 90th birthday with a recital Friday, March 8, 2019, at St. George's Episcopal Church in Nashville. Admission is free but seating will be limited. Contact John Palmer with questions.

The Minnie McNeil Carr Scholarship Competition will be held April 6, 2019, at Independent Presbyterian Church. Competition guidelines, application forms, and other details for this year's high school age organ student competition will be posted on our website shortly.

2018-19 Chapter Calendar of Events

Click here to view or print the scheduled programs for this year 2018-19 Chapter Events Calendar.

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