Chapter Events

The Tidewater Chapter is proud to host and/or sponsor several events each year. Here is the full listing of events for the 2018-19 year:

October 16, 2018 Pipedreams 35th Anniversary Members Recital ~ 7pm
Chapter Organists: Nicholas Seltzer, Gustavo Andres, Brad Norris, Carina Sturdy (St. Benedict’s Parish, Chesapeake)

“The Tidewater Chapter will recognize at this event the immense, long-time generosity of Lucinda and Wesley Dudley of Williamsburg in support of Pipedreams and the National AGO Pipe Organ Encounters. We have been saddened by the passing of Wesley Dudley this summer and celebrate his memory. Lucinda Dudley plans to be in attendance on October 16 and we shall have an opportunity to express our appreciation of their many contributions at this time.” 

November 4, 2018Thomas Ospital Recital ~ 4pm
Organist, St. Eustace, Paris (First Presbyterian, Norfolk)

January 26, 2019 – Choral Skills for the Organist: A Refresher Course ~ 10am
Workshop on choral directing/technique led by Holly Sunderland (St. Michael Lutheran, Virginia Beach)

February 8, 2019 – Clara Gerdes Recital ~ 7:30pm
Young rising star organist (First Presbyterian, Virginia Beach)

May 12, 2019Ken Cowan Recital ~ 4pm
Co-sponsored by the Virginia Arts Festival; first recital on the newly-restored organ (Christ & St. Luke’s, Norfolk)

April/May 2019 – The Organ Swell concert series
More information coming soon!