Welcome to the Southeast Region Blog!

Welcome to the Southeast Region Blog!

Greetings to all members in the Southeast Region of the American Guild of Organists. I hope that this blog can be an easy way for us to keep in touch. Please contact me for news and events from your chapter that should be included. I'm happy to spread the word! Scroll to the bottom of the page for the regional events calendar.

Best wishes for a wonderful 2015-2016 season.


Tuesday, March 29, 2011

David Briggs: Organ Music in Black and White

The Central Florida Chapter presents "Organ Music in Black 'n White -- The Art of Film Accompaniment" with Concert Organist David Briggs on Saturday, April 9, 2011, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, The Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 130 N. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801.

A well-known British-American Concert Organist and Improvisator, David Briggs will give a presentation on the preparations necessary to accompany a film at the organ. Topics to be covered include registration, creating different emotions and using melodic motifs. Examples will be given from Mr. Briggs' preparations for "King of Kings" to be presented the next day. Also, if you would be interested in having a private organ lesson at another time with Mr. Briggs during this weekend, please contact Dean, Central Florida Chapter, Mr. Ture Larson, clavier@cfl.rr.com

The next day, Sunday, April 10, 2011, 7:00 p.m., Briggs will accompany the silent film, "King of Kings" at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 130 N. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801. 

This 1927 Cecil B. DeMile production will be accompanied by Mr. Briggs. Bring your friends and family to witness and hear the drama and message of this film accompanied so appropriately on the organ. 

There is no charge for either of these events. 

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