2022-2023 Program

Sunday, October 30
3 p.m. Organ Concert by Chapter Members

   St. John’s Episcopal Church
16 Church St., Waterbury    06702

1957/1990 three manual organ by Charles McManis
Bob Havery, coordinator and host

Friday, January 6, 2023
6 p.m.
Epiphany pot-luck dinner, hymn sing, and social

   Naugatuck United Methodist Church
208 Meadow St., Naugatuck    06770

A time of fellowship, and a chance to sing carols and even an anthem or two (you may bring a folder of a Christmas or Epiphany anthem) and try the 1875 O’Dell organ.

Michael Petruzzi, host

Monday, January 16
9:45 a.m.  – 2:30 p.m.    Annual MLK Day Organ Crawl

     Wallingford, Connecticut

We will meet at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 65 North Main Street,

Wallingford    06492  at 9:45 a.m.

Daniel Kendzior, coordinator

Sunday, March 19   (snow date, March 26)     2 – 6 p.m.

   Adult Choir Festival, “Instruments of Peace”  –  5 p.m. concert, offering to benefit Catholic Relief Services, which helps Ukraine and other needs around the world

St. Rose of Lima Church
35 Center St., Meriden    06450

Andrew Brochu, director  (Avon High School choral director)

Robert Hopko, host

Rehearsal from 2 – 4:30 p.m., concert at 5 p.m.

Opportunites for solo choir anthems, as well.

Massed choir selections:

Prayer of the Children – SATB arr. Mark Hayes (Alfred Publishing, 43469)
Dwell In the Light Forevermore – SATB Lloyd Larson (Lorenz, 10/4400L)
Roll Down Justice – SATB  Mark Miller  (Choristers Guild CGA 1472)
Processional Hallelujah – SATB Mark Burrows  (Choristers Guild CGA 1577)
Rejoice! Rejoice! – 2 part, mixed   Aaron David Miller (Augsburg 0800678559)
Round – (Tallis Canon melody) “O God of Love, O King of Peace”  (pdf available)

We are arranging with JW Pepper to make an ordering list for this repertoire for our festival.   Or, you may order using another distributor. 

Here is the JW Pepper link:
Anthem list for Waterbury AGO Adult Choir Festival on JW Pepper for easy ordering


Sunday, June 11     4 p.m.     Annual meeting and picnic

   Home/yard of Robert and Gwynne Hopko

384 Meriden Ave., Southington    06489

Gwynne Hopko, coordinator

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.