SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, April 12: Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
2-4pm Westfield Board of Directors Meeting
4:00pm Registration begins at Hilton Post Oak
4:30pm Bus from Hilton Post Oak to Co-Cathedral
5:00pm Welcome by Conference Co-Chairs, Matthew Dirst and Robert Bates
5:10pm Introduction to Pasi Op 19 by Martin Pasi
5:40pm Organ Open House
6:15pm Dinner and Reception in the Cathedral
7:30pm Recital by-Mel Butler (St Mark's Cathedral, Seattle WA)
9:00pm Bus to Post Oak Hilton
Friday, April 13: Christ the King Lutheran Church & Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
8:45am Bus to Christ the King
9:30am Introduction to Noack Op 128 by Fritz Noack
10:00am Recital by Kimberly Marshall (Arizona State University)
11:00am Coffee Break
11:20am Lecture by Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra, "Globalization and Eclecticism: Blessings and Banes"
12:00pm Lunch break (on our own)
1:30pm Concert by Robert Bates with Ars Lyrica Houston, Matthew Dirst, Artistic Director
2:30pm Lecture by Gustavo Delgado Parra, "The Organ Works of José de Torres y Martínez Bravo (c1670-1738)
in Mexican and Spanish Sources: A Critical Survey"
3:10pm Lecture by competition winner Riyehee Hong, "University of Michigan Stellfeld Collection M7.C63: A New Source for French Post-Classical Organ Registration"
3:45pm Coffee break
4:00pm Lectures by competition winners Randall Harlow, "Technology, Tradition, and the Analog Acoustic: New Synergies for
21st-Century Organ Building in the Woehl Studio Acusticum Organ" and Tiffany Ng, "Pfeifen klatschen lachen:
The Graphic Notation of Contemporary Organ Music"
5:15pm Bus to Dinner
5:45pm Dinner at Kim Son Restaurant
7:00pm Bus to Recital
7:30pm Recital by Stephen Tharp (NYC AGO 2011 International Performer of the Year) at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (co-sponsored by the Cathedral music series)
9:00pm Bus to Hilton
Saturday, April 14: St Philip Presbyterian Church
8:45am Walk to St. Philip Presbyterian Church
9:00am One-day registration
9:30am Introduction to Fritts Op 29 by Paul Fritts
10:00am Young Artists Recital by Naomi Shiga, Damin Spritzer, and Tom Schuster
11:15am Coffee Break
11:35am Lecture by Kimberly Marshall, "Arnolt Schlick: A Mirror on Organ Playing in the early 16th Century"
12:15pm Lunch (on your own)
1:45pm Recital by Gustavo Delgado Parra (Universidad Autónoma de Mexico)
2:45pm Coffee Break
3:00pm Lecture by Robert Bates, "The Sacred and the Secular in French Renaissance Organ Building" and Christopher Anderson
(Southern Methodist University), "Reger through History: Why Playing the Organ Music Is a Problem"
4:15pm Concluding remarks by Matthew Dirst and Robert Bates (co-chairs)
5:45pm Closing banquet in St. Phillip Dining Hall
7:00pm Recital by Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra (Author of Bach and the Art of Improvisation): "Bach's Teacher, Böhm, and Improvisation"
8:30pm Walk to hotel