2021-2022 Events

Saturday, September 25, 11:45 am – 2:30   First Congregational Church, 

   Bristol, 31 Maple Street (park in rear of church, use left rear door)

   Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza !

   For young piano students and organists (8 – 20 years old):  Bring music to try on the organ (piano music will work!) and a mask.  We will also be introduced to the organ and how it works, including checking out pipe chambers.  

Additionally, we will see a video segment on how organs are built, we will visit St. Joseph Church across the street to see and try their 2 pipe organs, and, of course, we will enjoy some pizza!   No charge.  Masks will be worn.

Contact Bill ( ) to register. 


Friday, January 7, 2022, 6 – 9 pm, Naugatuck United Methodist Church,

   208 Meadow Street

   Epiphany Pot-Luck Social and Carol Sing


Sunday, January 9, 2022, 4 pm  (snow date: Jan. 16), First Congregational

   Church, Bristol, 31 Maple Street

   “Celebrating Milestones” Organ Concert

First Congregational Church, Bristol is celebrating their 275th anniversary, and the American Guild of Organists is in their 125th year.  Come join us celebrate these and other milestones!  1977 Casavant organ (II/25) 

William Degan, organist. 


Monday, January 17, Martin Luther King Day organ crawl, in

   Middlebury, beginning at 9:45 am.  First venue:  St. George’s Episcopal Church, 393 Tucker Hill Road, Middlebury, CT    06762

   Lunch at Maggie McFly’s at noon.

EVENT POSTPONED – NOW Saturday, April 9!   Meet at 9:45 at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 1 (?) (393) Tucker Hill Rd., Middlebury.  Lunch, at noon, will be at a local pizza restaurant, not Maggie McFly’s.  Bring cash for lunch.  Please bring music and organ shoes: everyone should plan to play!  Any ability level.  The crawl will end mid-afternoon.  

Sunday, June 5, 4 pm, Annual meeting and picnic at the Hopko residence.

Waterbury Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
2023-2024 Officers

Dean: Ron Ebrecht
Sub-Dean:William Degan
Treasurer: Michael Petruzzi
Registrar: Michael Petruzzi
Secretary: Toni Sullivan
Chaplain: Rev. Kristen Kleiman

Cornell Bialicki
Roberta De Fiore
Bob Havery
Gwynn Hopko
Robert Hopko
Dan Kendzior
Toni Sullivan

Opportunities for:
Job Placement and substitutes,  webmaster, and newsletter writer/editor.
Please contact the Dean if interested.