Buffalo Chapter
American Guild of Organists

Fall Organ Tour

October 5, 2013 - Fall Organ Tour

Detailed Itinerary:

Registration Form and Poster

8:30 AM - Charter Bus Pick Up at University Presbyterian Church, 3330 Main Street, Buffalo - free parking in church parking lot (off Niagara Falls Blvd)

9:00 AM - Charter Bus Pick Up at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 345 Main Street, East Aurora - free parking in church parking lot behind the church

9:45 AM - Organ Demonstration and Mini-Recital 
St. Cecilia Site, St. John Neumann Parish, Sheldon

Organ Demonstration and Mini-Recital by Thom Robertson, retired organist Grace Episcopal Church, Alexandria, Virginia

Organ Details:

Hook & Hastings Organ Co., Boston, Mass. - 1916
Revisions and Additions by Chesapeake Organ Service, Annapolis, Maryland - 2013

2 Manuals, 19 Ranks

11:30 AM - Lunch at the Glen Iris Inn at Letchworth State Park

Menu Options:

Chicken French - boneless breast of chicken dredged in flour and egg, finished with cream sherry, lemon and white wine
Pryor Pork - roast loin of pork served with bread stuffing and sauce Robert
Vegetarian Option
Gluten Free Option

All meals served with a garden salad, warm rolls and butter, entrée accompaniments, dessert and choice of beverage

After the meal there will be time to walk around to see the canyon and waterfalls in the splendor of the fall foliage.

2:00 PM - Organ Demonstration, Tour and Hymn Sing at The Portageville Chapel

The Portageville Chapel is a retreat for organists in a beautifully restored 1841 Greek Revival church.

Organ Details:

Schantz Organ Company, 1982
2 Manuals, 12 ranks

Demonstration and Hymn Sing led by Timothy Smith, Executive Director of The Portageville Chapel.

For more information on the chapel visit: www.portagevillechapel.org

4:00 PM - Bus Drop-Off at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, East Aurora

4:30 PM - Bus Drop-Off at University Presbyterian Church, Buffalo

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