Since the end of April, most of our 3865 organ pipes have been in the factory for cleaning and repairs. They are ready to be returned to the organ chambers, tuned and voiced (adjusted for balance within each rank of pipes, balance among ranks of pipes, etc.), which will take a majority of the month of […]
GCC’s sanctuary organ, Buzard, Opus 21, is being dismantled for cleaning. The chambers will be silent for a couple of months, then will be back in better shape than ever.
Check out selected musical works from the music ministry on our SoundCloud page! Download the SoundCloud app and the playlist will be at the tip of your fingers for your daily walk/commute!
A group from GCC visited Berghaus Organ Company in Bellwood, IL during an open house they hosted on March 23. We were treated to demonstrations of how pipe organs are built and saw pipes from our own Buzard, Opus 21 on the workbenches as they begin their cleaning process. Berghaus Organ Company was awarded the […]
Calling all singers! The annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service of Glenview will be Tuesday, Nov 20 at Glenview United Methodist Church, 727 Harlem. If you are interested in singing: 6:30p call, meet in the Sanctuary 7:30p service What to wear – options A robe/stole from our choir room. Borrow a robe (you’re welcome to one of theirs […]
Contractors are hard at work on the new bell room & music library. The old choir room air handler was removed, the walls torn down to make way for the new HVAC unit for the choir and bell rooms, and the framing of the walls of the music library and bell room are finished. Onward […]
We are thrilled to welcome Lydia Lane Stout as our Director of Children’s Music and Worship Associate. Lydia will direct our children’s choirs as well as work with our Chancel Choir and Joyful Ringers to help us envision collaboration opportunities with the kids! Lydia recently received her masters in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University. […]
We are beginning to share audio clips of the work of the music ministry on our website! Check these out and share with your friends and family. More to come! The GCC Recordings Page Our latest excerpts:
Thank you to all of our Chancel Choir members and guests for a beautifully moving worship service featuring the Vivaldi “Gloria!” Special thanks to our maestro, Guillermo Muñoz Küster, to Dan Fergus for the poster graphic and Lauren Bauerschmidt for the photographs.