Chapter Programs 2021-2022

"Haunted House" Silent Comedy with organ accompaniment by the amazing Peter Krasinski!
Plus: Costume Parade and Mini Organ Tour!

Trinity Lenox, 88 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240
Dress in your Spooktacular-ist Costumes and join us for a fun haunt!
Sat. October 30th, 2021 2:00pm - 2:30 pm 
AGO Fall Spooktacular! + Costume Parade!!

Special Event for young people!
 

Join the Berkshire Chapter of the AGO for a short silent film ,“The Haunted House” (1921)starring Buster Keaton (20 minutes)
Especially for the Kids, this film will be followed by a costume parade, and mini organ tour!!

Sat. October 30th, 2021 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm 
AGO Fall Spooktacular!
Immediately following the Special Event for Young People!
Trinity Lenox, 88 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240
Dress in your Spooktacular-ist Costumes (yes, adults, too!) and join us for a fun haunt!

Join the Berkshire Chapter of the AGO for our Fall Spooktacular! “The Phantom of the Opera” (1929), a silent film starring Lon Chaney with unique and powerful organ accompaniment by the amazing Peter Krasinski! 

Sat. October 30th, 2021 7:00 pm
AGO Fall Spooktacular!
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) starring  Lon Chaney.
A Classic Silent Film with organ accompaniment by Peter Krasinski!
All Saints Episcopal Church  59 Summer St, North Adams, MA 01247
Dress in your Spooktacular-ist Costumes (yes, adults, too!) and join us for a fun haunt!

Join the Berkshire Chapter of the AGO for our Fall Spooktacular! “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” (1923), a silent film starring Lon Chaney with unique and powerful organ accompaniment by the amazing Peter Krasinski!  

January 16th, 2022 AGO Member Midwinter Meeting and Potluck

 NOW ON ZOOM! 

Saturday, March 5th, 2022 at 2 pm
Berkshire Bach and the AGO present Renee Louprette in concert!
Renée presents a program of music by J.S. and C.P.E. Bach and Robert and Clara Schumann.
Unitarian Universalist Meeting House
1089 Main St, Housatonic, MA 01236 
AGO Members receive a $5 dollar discount (limit 2 tickets per person)
 

Tickets on sale now. All seats $35, Berkshire Bach member discounts apply, and as always, students with valid ID are admitted free.

Join the Berkshire Chapter AGO as we host our annual Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza event which introduces the organ to beginning piano students ages 8-14.  The event allows students to essentially have an initial encounter with a pipe organ.  Demonstrations are provided and all participants get an opportunity to sit at the console and make music.  AND DID WE MENTION..... PIZZA!!

Location: TBA

Friday, May 6th, 2022 7:30 pm 
David VonBehren in Recital!

St. Stephen's 67 East St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

 

David VonBehren, newly appointed assistant university organist and choirmaster at Harvard, will play an organ recital especially for the Berkshire Chapter AGO! Music of Bach, Bruhns, Dupre, Liszt and more!!

Saturday, May 7th, 2022 10 am - 12 pm. 
AGO Chapter Member Organ Masterclass with David VonBehren!
St. Stephen's 67 East St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

David VonBehren, newly appointed assistant university organist and choirmaster at Harvard, will offer an organ masterclass for the members of the Berkshire Chapter of the AGO!
Time: 10 am - Noon!

AGO Annual Meeting and Picnic (Potluck) 
June 18th at Noon
Nancy King's Estate