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February Webinar: Artist Sukey Bryant – “Within and Without: Installations in Sacred Space” February 19, 2019

The Webinar Committee is pleased to announce that the presenter of our February 2019 Webinar will be Artist Sukey Bryan. The Webinar is February 19 at 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT /10 a.m. PT.

Registration information is at the end of this post!

About the Presentation:

Sukey Bryan is a professional fine artist whose work includes the creation of artworks for liturgical use. Using the architecture of a particular sacred space, she designs large temporary installations, as large as 40’ long or high, using images of natural elements. Bryan has created photographic, ceramic, chalk, painting and shrinky-dink installations, solo and huge group projects with participants of all ages, both outdoors and inside the sanctuary. Her work is designed to embrace and surround with a celebration of nature. This webinar will show how the work is developed and integrated in the community and surroundings, how congregants and the public are involved in the creative process and the particular challenges and benefits of this approach.

About the Artist:

Sukey Bryan is a painter, printmaker and installation artist. Bryan was the 2018 Artist in Residence at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. She received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Maryland Arts Council. Her work has been collected and exhibited widely in the United States at galleries, museums, academic and non-profit exhibition spaces, churches and at American Embassies in Russia, Fiji, Finland, and Norway. Bryan graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Fine Art and English and with an M.F.A. from the Maryland Institute. Bryan is based in Stanford, California.

We hope you can join us!

Paul
Webinar Coordinator

Registration Information:
Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/508947836027484161

January 15 at 12 p.m. CT – Church Organs – Selection, Design, Location, and Layout Considerations

If you haven’t had a chance to register for this  webinar , it is not too late!

Besides providing useful information on design considerations for incorporating a pipe organ or electronic organ  into places  for worship, Scott’s presentation will provide glimpses into organ chambers and spaces rarely seen by anyone outside of the organ professional. The presentation will also have images of churches where the design of the organ has added to the beauty of the liturgical and architectural environment.

Registration information:
Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3939734176165288451

Hope you can make the presentation!
Paul Barribeau

About the Webinar:
The organ is an instrument used for centuries to help express our faith in worship and song. There are a great many types of organs available, and a host of options for the selection and design of instruments. The objective is to assist worship space architects and planners in designing functionally and acoustically appropriate spaces for organs. Descriptions of and considerations for digital and pipe organs will be included. Related topics discussed will include organ types, size, space allotment, location, proximities, layouts, as well as acoustic considerations, technical infrastructure, aesthetics, and care and maintenance factors.

About the Presenter:
Scott Riedel graduated from the University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. He is Organist-Choirmaster at Christ Church, Episcopal, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, and has taught the Science of Acoustics course at Columbia College Chicago. Mr. Riedel has consulted on the design and installation of hundreds of new, rebuilt, and re-located heritage pipe organs throughout the United States. He is published in the “GIA Quarterly”, “The Diapason”, “CrossAccent” (Association of Lutheran Church Musicians), and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music “Review” magazines. He has presented lectures on acoustics and organs to the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, National Association of Pastoral Musicians, American Guild of Organist, American Institute of Architects, and The Acoustical Society of America.

Join us online for the ACLS Biennial Meeting – January 24th at 6 p.m. Central Time

Members of ACLS

The ACLS Biennial Meeting will be held during the Southwest Liturgical Conference in Houston. The meeting is will be on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6 p.m. Central Time.

This meeting will be broadcast for members who are not able to attend in Houston. Handouts will be available during the broadcast.

If you register for the Broadcast of the Biennial Meeting in advance of the broadcast, you will be sent reminders of the event.

To register for the  Broadcast of the Biennial Meeting go to this URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7104245189739887361

We look forward to seeing you in Houston or on-line on the 24th of January, 2019!

 

January 2019 Webinar: Church Organs – Selection, Design, Location, and Layout Considerations by Scott R. Riedel

 

Description:
The organ is an instrument used for centuries to help express our faith in liturgy and song. There are a great many types of organs available, and a host of options for the selection and design of instruments. The objective is to assist worship space architects and planners in designing functionally and acoustically appropriate spaces for organs. Descriptions of and considerations for digital and pipe organs will be included. Related topics discussed will include organ types, size, space allotment, location, proximities, layouts, as well as acoustic considerations, technical infrastructure, aesthetics, and care and maintenance factors.

Biography:
Scott Riedel graduated from the University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. He is Organist-Choirmaster at Christ Church, Episcopal, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, and has taught the Science of Acoustics course at Columbia College Chicago. Mr. Riedel has consulted on the design and installation of hundreds of new, rebuilt, and re-located heritage pipe organs throughout the United States. He is published in the “GIA Quarterly”, “The Diapason”, “CrossAccent” (Association or Lutheran Church Musicians), and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music “Review” magazines. He has presented lectures on acoustics and organs to the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, National Association of Pastoral Musicians, American Guild of Organist, American Institute of Architects, and The Acoustical Society of America.

January 15, 2019 12 p.m. Central Time
Registration Link