Chapter Programs 2019-2020
*More details about upcoming events will be provided later in the chapter year.*
Sat. September 28th - Organ Crawl
St. Luke’s Church, Lanesborough, MA
1862 Johnson, original condition (restored). Hand-pumped.
Mount Hope Farm, Williamstown, MA
Former home of Alta Rockefeller Prentice. Three-manual Aeolian organ with elaborate player mechanisms. May not be playable.
First Baptist Church, Manchester, VT
1896 Johnson Organ.
Hildene, home of Robert Todd Lincoln, Manchester, VT
Aeolian organ in excellent playing condition, functioning player mechanism, good collection of player rolls.
It should be a lovely time for a drive through beautiful hills at an optimal time of the year. If you are driving, you can join us at any point, or leave when necessary. We will attempt some car-pooling. Contact Ed Lawrence if you’d like to help. 802-442-8772,
We will start at St. Luke’s at 9:30, then leave for Williamstown about 10:15. We will have lunch “on our own” in Manchester. There are several good, quick lunch places near the Baptist Church.
We'll see the Baptist Church around 1:30 and Hildene at 2:30 or so. We should plan to enter Hildene as a group.
Sat. November 9th, 10:00am - Workshop
Colin Lynch, Associate Director of Music and Organist at Trinity Church, Boston, will present a workshop on Hymn-playing. Location TBD
Sun. January 12th, 2020 - 5:00pm - Midwinter Business Meeting
Midwinter meeting and potluck at the home of Joy Mullen
Sat. February 8th - 4:00pm - Berkshire Bach Festival Recital
Renée Anne Louprette, Unitarian Church, Housatonic
TBD March - Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza
TBD April - Member/Clergy Dinner
Sat. May 2nd - 10:00am - Piano Music for the Church
Members’ Presentation on “Piano Music for Church.” Zion Lutheran Church, Pittsfield.
Sat. June 13th - 12:30pm - Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting and Picnic. Home of Nancy King.