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Choral Academy

Joe Miller, conductor

 


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Convention Schedule  (updated 6/26/13)

Day-at-a-glance

 

 

Saturday 29 June – Kalamazoo

8 AM–noon

Rehearsals for Regional Competition for Young Organists

First Presbyterian

1 PM

AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists

First Presbyterian

 

 

Sunday 30 June – Kalamazoo

9 AM–2 PM

Exhibitor setup

3–7 PM

Registration, exhibits open – Radisson Plaza Hotel

4 PM

PRE-CONVENTION RECITAL: TIMOTHY TIKKER

CANCELLED by the artist

8–9:15 PM

OPENING SERVICE – First Congregational

Huw Lewis, organ

Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus

The Reverend Nathan Dannison

9:30 PM–12

Reception, cash bar, exhibits open – Radisson Plaza Hotel

 

 

Monday 1 July – Kalamazoo

7–9:30 AM

Complimentary breakfast (hotel guests) – Radisson Plaza Hotel

8–10 AM

Registration, exhibits open – Radisson Plaza Hotel

9–9:40 AM

RECITAL: SUSAN DE KAM – First Baptist

10–10:45 AM

Workshops I – First Baptist or First Congregational

11–11:45 AM

Workshops II – First Baptist or First Congregational

noon–1:30 PM

Lunch on your own

2–2:45 PM

RECITAL: RCYO WINNER – First Presbyterian

3–3:45 PM

Workshops III – First Presbyterian

4–5:45 PM

Choral Academy rehearsal 2 – First Congregational

4–7:30 PM

Dinner on your own

Exhibits open – Radisson Hotel Plaza

8–9:30 PM

RECITAL: NATHAN LAUBE – St Augustine Cathedral

10 PM–12

Reception, cash bar, exhibits open – Radisson Plaza Hotel

 

 

Tuesday 2 July – Kalamazoo

7–9:30 AM

Complimentary breakfast (hotel guests) – Radisson Plaza Hotel

8–9 AM

Registration open – Radisson Plaza Hotel

Exhibits open 8–10

9–9:40 AM

CONCERT: KALAMAZOO RINGERSSt Luke’s Episcopal

Janet L. Van Valey, director

Joseph D. Daniel, organ

10–10:45 AM

Workshops IV – St Luke’s Episcopal or First Presbyterian

11–11:45 AM

Workshops V – First Presbyterian or St Luke’s Episcopal

noon–3:15 PM

Lunch on your own

Exhibits open – Radisson Plaza Hotel

Choral Academy box lunch (noon–1)

1:15–3 PM

Choral Academy rehearsal 3 – First Congregational

3:30–4:45 PM

RECITAL: CHRISTIAN BISCHOF – First United Methodist

5:30–7:30 PM

Banquet and regional meeting – Radisson Plaza Hotel

8–9:30 PM

RECITAL: RENÉE ANNE LOUPRETTE – First Baptist

10 PM–12

Cash bar, exhibits open – Radisson Plaza Hotel

 

 

Wednesday 3 July – Battle Creek

7–8:30 AM

Complimentary breakfast (hotel guests) – Radisson Plaza Hotel, Kalamazoo

8:40 AM

Two busses load for First Congregational – Miller Chapel

Other busses load for St Thomas Episcopal

9 AM
Last bus departs

9–10 AM

Registration open – St Thomas Episcopal –Parish Hall

10–10:45 AM

TWO RECITALS:

A)  THOMAS BARA – St Thomas Episcopal OR

B)  SUSAN DE KAM – First Congregational – Miller Chapel

11–noon

RECITAL: YUN KYONG KIM – First Presbyterian

12:15–1:15 PM

Box lunch and

Regional leadership meeting – First Congregational

1:30–2:45 PM

RECITAL: HUW LEWIS and KARL SCHROCK

First Congregational

3–4:15 PM

“FERMATA Time”

Fermata time is an extended period during which convention attendees can take advantage of "open consoles." Local organists will be present – bring shoes and music. Instruments available on a first-come and rotating basis at the following:
      First Congregational (Ott)

      First Congregational (Dobson)
      First Presbyterian (Dobson)

      First United Methodist (Möller)
      St Thomas Episcopal (Skinner)

      Explore the Kellogg House and Gardens


      View the Underground Railroad Memorial

      Stroll the Battle Creek Linear Park

3–4:15 PM

Choral Academy rehearsal 4 – St Philip Catholic

4:30–5:15 PM

CHORAL ACADEMY PERFORMANCE – St Philip Catholic

Joe Miller, conductor

5:30–6:30 PM

Buffet dinner

St Philip Catholic –Parish Hall

7–8:30 PM

CLOSING CONCERTW. K. Kellogg Auditorium

DAVID SCHRADER, organ

Western Brass Quintet

8:40 PM

Board buses to Kalamazoo

9 PM

Last bus departs

 

 

Sunday 7 July – Saint Joseph

4 PM

POST-CONVENTION RECITAL: CHRISTIAN BISCHOF

First Congregational

2001 Niles Avenue

Saint Joseph, MI 49085

This concert is part of the Twin Cities Organ Concert Series

 

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