'Bach Birthday Bash' in AU's Chapel of Reconciliation

Event Details


Date: March 29, 2019

Times: 7 p.m.

Location: Chapel of Reconciliation

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

Augustana Performing and Visual Arts is proud to welcome the local chapter of the American Guild of Organists as they present their annual “Bach Birthday Bash,” on Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Augustana's Chapel of Reconciliation.

The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to foster a thriving community of musicians who share their knowledge and inspire passion for the organ. The American Guild of Organists (AGO) is the national professional association serving the organ and choral music fields. The Guild serves approximately 14,700 members in approximately 300 chapters throughout the United States and abroad.

Founded in 1896 as both an educational and service organization, the Guild seeks to set and maintain high musical standards and to promote understanding and appreciation of all aspects of organ and choral music.

Selections to be performed include:

  • Prelude or Fugue in Eb Major, BWV
  • Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV  870
  • Brandenburg Concerto V, BWV 1050
  • Seufzer, Tränen, kummer, Not, BWV 21
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring    
  • Wachet auf
  • Kommst du nun Jesu, vom Himmel herunter auf Erden, BWV 650
  • Cantata  “Wo soll lich fliehen hin,”  BWV 5
          Augustana University Chorale, Russell Svenningsen, conductor
  • Passacaglia

Performers include:  Matthew Tylutki, Daniel Tsukamoto, Jane Quail, Beth Neitzert, Marjorie Garry, Elizabeth Soladay, Laura Cooper, John Casey, Brett Cooper, Natalie Campbell, Jeffrey Paul, Marilyn Schempp, Jacob Huber, Marilyn Mohlenhoff, Zachary Brockhoff, Dylan Larsen and Jared Ostermann