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Chapter Events




April 30th    Saturday  10:00 am

                          (refreshments at 9:30am)


        Organ Improvisation Workshop


PLACE: Williston-Immanuel United Church

           156 High Street Portland


Guest Clinician -----  Peter Krasinski


Chapter Host: Matt Emkey




If you would like to play in the session,

Contact  Chapter Dean Matt Emkey



DATE -    May 21st  (SATURDAY)

Anthem Reading/Sharing Session

                  10:00 am

                           (Refreshments at 9:30am)



           Woodfords Church

            202 Woodfords Street

               Portland, Maine


Chapter Host: Paul Schnell




June 18th  SATURDAY  10:30 am


 Chapter Annual Meeting and Luncheon

             In Saco, Maine


CHAPTER Host:   Elsa Geskus


RSVP: Details will be posted soon!



Past Meetings

November 20 Meeting  9am


What: Follow along as Nick Wallace from Wallace Pipe Organs makes wooden organ pipes in real time. We'll take a detailed look at all parts of wood pipe making "from tree to finished pipe." A brief history of wood pipes and the different kinds of wood pipes will also be discussed. Come ready with questions for a good discussion after the presentation. 

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Nick Wallace
Nick Wallace

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Pipe chest
Pipe chest

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Beautiful Pipework
Beautiful Pipework

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Nick Wallace
Nick Wallace

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Some Previous Chapter Events!

Watch the Conducter - 1, 2, 3, 4!


           and which piston do I push next?

Portland AGO Members attend the

Saturday, March 18th  Vocal Workshop

with Dr. Nicolas Dosman



Saturday, March 18, 2017   9:30 AM    

Secrets of the Choral Voice

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Portland, Maine


Presented by Dr. Nicolas Dosman

Dr. Nicolás Alberto Dosman is an Assistant Professor of Music, Choral Conducting and Director of Choral Studies at the University of Southern Maine (USM), School of Music. Prior to his arrival at USM, he was the Director of Choral Activities at Colby College and an Applied Music Associate (voice) where he conducted the Colby Chorale, Chamber Choir, and Colby-Kennebec Choral Society. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at Molloy College. Under his leadership the Colby College Chamber Choir performed at Carnegie Hall where the Colby Chamber Choir’s performance was described as “an inspired performance, with an enthusiastic audience.” In 2013 he was one of three American choral conductors that was invited to and attended the Musica e Arte Sacra conductor’s invitational in Rome, Italy. He has presented workshops at regional and national NAFME and ACDA conferences.


In 2016 Dr. Dosman was the guest conductor of the Maine All-State Treble Chorus. He is in frequent demand as a clinician in the state of Maine and New England. He will also be a presenter at the National ACDA conference in 2017.

Chapter members on the job -

                                  Smile, you're on Candid Camera 

"Now, where does that little spring go?

Past AGO Deans - 


SMILE for the Camera!