The Fox Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) will be presenting an organ recital at Grace Lutheran Church on Friday evening, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran is located at 493 Forest Avenue in Glen Ellyn.
The AGO is a national music club made up of organists and organ enthusiasts of all ages. Seven members of the local Fox Valley Chapter will be performing: Christopher Orf, organist at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Wheaton; George Felty, organist at St. Irene Catholic Church in Warrenville; T.Jared Stellmacher, organist at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hinsdale; Michael Surratt, organist at First United Church of Oak Park; Dan Pollack, organist at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lombard; Bonnie Johansen-Werner, organist at St. Luke Presbyterian Church in Downers Grove; and Jean Spyksma, organist at Grace Lutheran in Glen Ellyn.
They will be performing on the church’s 35-rank, 27 stop, two manual Schlicker organ, rebuilt with additions by the Berghaus Organ Company in 1999. The concert is free and open to the public. Refreshments will follow the program.