||photo credit: Sjaak
Daniel Roth Wins the 2015 International Performer of the
We are pleased to announce that Daniel Roth will
receive the NYC Chapter's 2015 International Performer of
Award. Daniel Roth is the organiste titulaire of
the Grand Orgue in the Church of St. Sulpice in Paris, a
position he has held since 1985. His virtuosity as an organist
is well-known throughout the world, and
he is also a prolific composer. The presentation
of the award will take place at a future date; details will
be announced when they are finalized. More...
2015 Regional Competition Winners
||David L. Ball
||Colin MacKnight, AAGO
The NYC Chapter is extremely proud to announce that we have
TWO winners of the AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions for
On June 24, 2015, David L. Ball won
first place in the 2015 North Central AGO/Quimby Regional
held at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in St. Louis,
Missouri. A native of St. Louis, David studies with Mr. Paul
as a graduate organ student at The Juilliard School.
David serves as the Assistant Musician at St. Malachy’s
- The Actors’ Chapel in Times Square, and, when
in St. Louis, serves as the Assistant Musician at St.
the Evangelist Church. David
a "Rising Star" at the 2016 AGO National Convention
in Houston, Texas.
And then, on June 27th, Colin
MacKnight won first place in the 2015 Northeast
AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists that
took place at Christ Church, Episcopal in New Haven,
Connecticut. Colin is a student of Paul Jacobs at The
and is Organ Scholar at Church of the Resurrection in
Manhattan. In June of 2014, Colin was awarded the Associate
of the American Guild of Organists. Colin won first prize
in our chapter competition on March 21st,
the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston.