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Area Events


The Lutheran Chorale and Its Organ Literature

Sunday, April 23, 2017 3:00 PM

Naomi Rowley

Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, presented by Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the Rockford Chapter of the AGO.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church

3300 Rural Street, Rockford, Illinois


Organ Concert with Geoff Pautsch

Sunday, April 23, 2017 3:00 PM

Geoff Pautsch in concert.

Madonna della Strada Chapel

1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Illinois

Free parking in the main structure


Luther Hymns, Bach and More

Friday, April 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Sarah (Hammar) Herzer, organist from Castle Church in Wittenberg, presents an organ concert.

Sarah Herzer will also share information about the preparations for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in Wittenberg. Sarah spent study time at the reknowned Interlochen music camp near Traverse City Michigan. She earned a BA degree in Music at Gustavus Adolphus college studying under David Fienen. She then went on for her masters in organ performance at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln studying with Quentin Falkner. She earned her 'A' degree (masters equivalent from the School for Church Musicians in Halle, Germany). Sarah along with her husband Thomas Herzer share the position at Predigar Seminarium in Wittenberg which includes both classroom instruction of seminarians and the music in the Castle Church. They have held this position for 13 years. Light refreshments will be served following the concert.

Geneva Lutheran Church

301 South Third Street, Geneva, Illinois


Organ Concert with Samuel Metzger

Friday, May 5, 2017 7:00 PM

Samuel Metzger was awarded two Fulbright Scholarships, and studied with Marie-Claire Alain. In 2003, he was Senior Organist at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, and in 2014, he became Organist at Second Presbyterian in Memphis, TN. He has recorded six CDs, and his hymn arrangements are published by Morning Star Music

Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Road, Naperville, Illinois

Freewill offering, reception follows the concert


Choral Concert

Sunday, May 7, 2017 3:00 PM

Featuring Schubert's Mass in G and Purcell's Rejoice in the Lord Alway, this choral concert features the combined choirs of Christ Lutheran, Clarendon Hills; Gloria Dei Lutheran, Downers Grove; and Holy Trinity Lutheran, Lombard. Directed by Pat Barnett, Betsy Waldon, and Karen Wilberg.

Christ Lutheran Church

60 55th Street, Clarendon Hills, Illinois


Trumpet, Timpani and Keyboard Recital

Friday, June 16, 2017 7:30 PM

Michael Brozick, trumpet; Rev. Craig Felde, timpani; Joe Cisar, piano; Elizabeth Waldon, organ & piano

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

4501 Main Street, Downers Grove, Illinois


Organized Rhythm

Sunday, June 18, 2017 3:00 PM

Organ and Percussion in Concert

Madonna della Strada Chapel

1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Illinois

Free parking in the main structure


Organ Concert with Jan Kraybill

Sunday, July 16, 2017 3:00 PM

Jan Kraybill in concert.

Madonna della Strada Chapel

1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Illinois

Free parking in the main structure


Organ Concert with David Hurd

Sunday, August 20, 2017 3:00 PM

David Hurd in concert.

Madonna della Strada Chapel

1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Illinois

Free parking in the main structure


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