Hymn Sing at St. Paul’s Lutheran, Brimfield

Nicholas Liese will present a hymn sing is at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Brimfield at 3:30 in the afternoon on Sunday, July 19, 2015. The hymn sing will feature three pre-selected hymns and the rest will be chosen out of a basket full of choices by the congregation. It will be a fun afternoon of […]

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Requiescat in pace – Don Nieukirk

Donald Nieukirk, 84, of Peoria, IL, died at 1:51 am Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. He was a member of Peoria Chapter of American Guild of Organists for many years and served on the executive board for two consecutive terms. His funeral was held on July 2, 2015 at Tremont United Methodist Church. Pastor Dan […]

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Preserving a Local Treasure

A pipe organ does not have to be a grand concert instrument to hold a place of significance, especially in regard to local history.  This holds true for the three manual Hinners pipe organ at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pekin, which was recently rebuilt and restored by John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders of Champaign, […]

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New Recording by Peoria AGO Member

Rachel Keehner, one of the Peoria AGO’s youngest members and also one of our Board Members, has just released a recording entitled “Savior of the Nations: Music for the King of Instruments.” It was recorded on the 1983 Schlicker organ at Trinity Lutheran Church, Peoria, and in conjunction with the Trinity Music Ministry. It features music […]

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