All photos by David Nichols except as noted.
03/07/2015 participants, judges & organizers of the chapter level Quimby Competition for Young Organists.
Left to right: David Lepse, Carol Foster, Paul Tegels, David Boeckh, Jennifer Shin, Norma Aamodt-Nelson, LaDonna Bowers, & Richard Lind. David Boeckh & Jennifer Shin were the competitors at First Methodist of Bellevue. Photo by Carl Dodrill.
A 2/16/15 event honored the career of Mel Butler who recently retired from St. Mark's Cathedral. Left to right: Mark Brombaugh, Mel Butler, Carl Dodrill & Doug Cleveland. Photo by David Stinson.
Wanda Griffiths & Doug Cleveland present a reading session of new organ music. 01/17/15 at Trinity Episcopal, Seattle
Henry Lededinsky demonstrates clavichords as a workshop he gave at the 11/17/14 chapter event held at Edmonds United Methodist.
University of Washington student performers at the Halloween Organ concert 10/31/14, Walker-Ames Room Kane Hall, UW campus. Left to right in photo: David Boeckh - king; Professor Carole Terry - jester; William Bryant - Super Mario; Christopher Lyons - jungle cat; Younglin Joo - Pippi Longstocking; Betsy Solon (trumpeter) - Mardi gras reveler; Stephen van de Burgt - undertaker; Samuel Libra - nun
Christopher Lyons and Stephen van de Burgt play the Fritts organ at the Halloween concert on the UW campus, 10/31/14.
Bell ringers & presenters at a Handbells & Organ chapter event held at Faith Lutheran of Redmond 09/29/14. Presenters Brian Tervo (back row left) & Marlene Anderson (front row center); host organist Howard Wolvington (back row center). 20 rank organ by Martin Pasi in background.
Performer David Wickerham (left) & chapter dean Carl Dodrill at theater organ event held 10/19/14 at Calvary Christian Assembly on the renovated III/27 Kimball/Wurlitzer organ. Photo by Halie Dodrill.
June 16 installation of chapter board at Mercer Island Presbyterian: Left to right, back row: David Lepse, Ray Gobin, Robert Condie, Dean Jamieson, David Spring & David Nichols. Front row: Rita Stoess, Beverly Boecker, Carl Dodrill, dean
Honoree and recitalists at 5/19/14 young organists event at St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle: (l-r) Christopher Glenn, Dean; Samuel Libra; JoAn Andenes; David Boeckh; William Bryant; Matthew Johnson.
JoAn Andenes was honored at the 5/19/14 chapter event for her many years of service to the Seattle AGO chapter. Shown with Christopher Glenn, Dean.
4/07/14 Chapter event featured the newly installed Marceau organ at Messiah Lutheran of Seattle. Recitalists shown with the organ builder: (left to right) Michael Monnikendam, René Marceau, Laura Ouimette and David Lepse.
3/10/2014 Composer Michael Burkhardt presented a keyboard reading session at Trinity Lutheran of Lynnwood. (left to right) Carol Churchill, Dr. Burkhardt and Arletta Anderson.
02/15/14 Members’ Recital Performers at University Christian Church. Back row: Jim Rice, Walt Knowles, David Locke, Bill Halsey, Bonnie Beth Derby; Front row: David Nichols, Beverly Roecker
01/25/2014 joint meeting of Seattle & Tacoma Chapters held at Calvary Lutheran of Federal Way. Topic: the Organ Music of David Dahl. Presenters pictured left to right: Thomas Clark, David Dahl, Tim Drewes, Cheryl Drewes, Mark Brombaugh
11/9/2013 Chapter Event at Seattle First Baptist. Left to right Sharon & David Nichols, Jonas Nordwall (presenter) & Carl Kishline.
Jean-Baptiste Robin (right) and Christopher Howerter at 10/9/13 master class held at St. James Cathedral.
9/23/13 Left to right: Nick Strathy & David Lepse presented a demonstration recital on the 1892 Cole & Woodberry organ at St. John's Episcopal of Kirkland.
Right: Ron Konig enjoys the open console period.
David Dahl (center) with former students at an event in his honor at the Salem regional convention 6/26/13.
Paul Lim (age 12) winner of the Region VIII 2013 Quimby Young Organists Competition with Halden Toy who won in 2009.
Seattle Chapter Officers installed at 6/10/13 event:
Front row - Rita Stoess, JoAn Andenes, Bonnie Beth Derby, Carl Dodrill
Back row - Dean Jamieson, Christopher Glenn, Richard Grace, David Spring, Omaldo Perez, David Nichols
Performers at 5/20/13 Concert by Young Organists at St. James Cathedral
Left to right: Samuel Libra, Matthew Johnson, Cara Peterson, Michael Plagerman, Kyle Kirschenman.
Marti MacEwan (left) and Carole Terry (right) led professional development sessions 4-27-13 at Mercer Island Presbyterian Church.
Panelists at 3/4/13 Trends in Worship discussion: Stephen Marshall-Ward,
Erik Samuelson, Omaldo Perez, Karin Larsen & Wanda Griffiths.
2/11/13 Cheryl & Tim Drewes at Resurrection Lutheran of Des Moines, WA where they presented a recital on the 1889 Whalley & Genung organ for a combined meeting of the Seattle & Tacoma AGO chapters.
Dave Wickerham at 2/10/13 theater organ event at Calvary Christian Assembly.
Performers at Members' Recital, 1/14/13 Faith Lutheran of Redmond
Howard Wolvington, Nicole Basile, Ron Koenig & David Locke
12/1/2012 Organ Masterclass participants, left to right: Carole Terry, Kyujin Choi, Rose Whitmore, Sam Libra, Sarah Patterson, Madame Langlais
12/1/2012 Marie-Louise Langlais and Sam Libra at organ master class. First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue.
Mel Butler and Mark Brombaugh after 10-5-12 event at St. Mark's Cathedral
06/18/2012 Seattle Chapter Board; Back row: Christopher Glenn, René Marceau, Nick Strathy, Richard Lind, David Lepse, David Nichols; Front row: David Locke, Laura Ouimette, JoAn Andenes, Carl Dodrill, Jiyoung Lee
Susanna Valleau following her 05/14/2012 recital at Bellevue First Methodist.
John Atwell (performer) and PSTOS President Bob Zat at the April 15, 2012 joint AGO and PSTOS theater organ event at Calvary Christian Assembly, Seattle.
Hyeri Shim explores the 1874 Jardine organ at St. Thomas More Catholic church of Lynnwood, first stop on the April 28, 2012 organ crawl in Snohomish County.
3/12/2012 Young Organist performers at the Used Music exchange following their St. James Cathedral concert: left to right: Scott Powell, Kyle Kirschenman, Michael Plagerman, Halden Toy
2/13/2012 Eric Bradler shows Casavant's first transposing tracker action at Our Lady of Fatima
Doug Cleveland (host), Hal & Martha Hopson (presenters) of 1/21/2012 workshop "Keepers of the Song"