NEWS ITEMS:

                     WATCH LIVE:
King of Instruments – Jan. 16, 8PM ET

James Feddeck, conductor
Todd Wilson, Organ Program:
Francis Poulenc – Organ Concerto
Anton Bruckner – Intermezzo for Strings
Tomaso Albinoni – Adagio for Organ and Strings
Howard Hanson – Concerto for Organ, Harp, and Strings

World-renowned organist Todd Wilson comes to Toledo to perform some of the greatest organ works in the repertoire on the Toledo Museum of Art’s Skinner Organ. Kick-off the new year in grand style and be dazzled by the virtuosic complexity of this program featuring music of Poulenc, Bruckner, Hanson, and more.

Watch this performance live on January 16 at 8:00 PM ET. If you are unable to watch live, a rental recording will be available for purchase several days after the event.

For more information and to order your livestream ticket visit toledosymphony.com

Click the link below to download a program for this performance.
King of Instruments Program for January 16, 2021

*Artists and programs subject to change.*
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Virtual Organ Crawl

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See Clickable links below article:

AGO Friday’s at Noon

Lessons for the New Organist

Sure Fire Practice Techniques

Sure Fire Practice Handouts

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Interested in Church Music, Digital Learning in Music or Music for Special Learners?

We have some new music classes at the University of Toledo for Fall (starting August 17) and Spring (starting in January). You can get undergrad or graduate credits and if you are out of state or international, check to see if you qualify for our “online-only” discount which is just $1 above in-state tuition. If you are over 60 and have lived on Ohio for a year, you can check out the “Program 60” though the College of Adult and Life-Long learning where you can audit a course for FREE!

As always, we welcome new Graduate and Undergraduate students, as well as Guest Students. Guest Students who need to transfer credits to their home institution will find that we are fully accredited and that will help with your transfer.

Questions?  Contact Pam Stover or the music department office

Dr. Pamela  Stover
Associate Professor of Music Education, University of Toledo

Associate Organist, Christ the King Parish, Toledo
Fulbright Research Scholar to the Kodály Institute, Kecskemét, Hungary 2020.

Editor The Country School Journal
pstover@rockets.utoledo.edupamela.stover@utoledo.edu

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JOB POSTINGS:

CHURCH MUSICIAN:

St. John United Church of Christ in Defiance, Ohio, is seeking an organist/pianist.

Year-round position. Primarily traditional sacred music. Regular duties include Sunday services, weekly choir rehearsals, occasional special services.

Substitute organist available. High degree of musical competence required; degree in
music preferred.

RELATED OPPORTUNITY:

St. John United Church of Christ would offer additional compensation for an
organist/choir director. In addition to organist duties cited above, this position
would include choral conducting experience and knowledge of choral music
repertoire. Degree in music and experience in liturgical choir conducting preferred.

Send inquiries with vita to St. John UCC, 950 Webster, Defiance, OH 43512,
419-782-4176 or to:  fred.coulter@gmail.com.
Phone contact: Dr. Sally Myers, 419-784-3608.

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PIANIST NEEDED:

Competent pianist(s) needed for St. Patrick Catholic Church in Providence, Ohio (Grand Rapids).  Three liturgies per weekend – one Saturday at 4:30 PM, Sundays at 7:30 and 11:30 AM.  Fine Kawai studio upright piano and GATHER (GIA) hymnals in the pews.  Friendly people and a stipend in the $250 (per weekend) vicinity.

If you are interested, or know of someone who might be, contact the parish office at 419-832-5215 between 9 and 3, Monday – Thursday.

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INSTRUMENTS AVAILABLE:

Ellington Player Piano

I have an Ellington Player Piano to sell from the Ellington Piano Company, Cincinnati USA.  The piano states that it has a Compressed Sound Board Compound Wrist Plank Triple Bearing.  Its number is #45664. The medallion on the piano says “House of Baldwin”     The dimensions of the piano are 56″ high 28″ depth and 62 1/2″ wide.   I also have four file boxes of piano rolls.  We are leaving town and cannot take it with us. I will give it to a good home, but the new owner must pay to have it professionally moved so that our walls and slate floor are not scratched.

The Rev. Dr. Tom Schwartz
Christ Presbyterian Church
4225 W. Sylvania Ave.
Toledo, OH 43623
Church: 419-475-8629
Mobile: 419-206-0106

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