Upcoming Events

On this page are listed upcoming events that you may be interested in attending. This page will be updated as new events are noted or have already happened. Most events have no admission charge, (i.e., they are FREE and open to the public). Events that include an admission charge, usually quite minimal, a suggested donation, or are restricted in any way as to who may attend will be so noted in each announcement.

Any questions about any posted event can be directed to New Heart Music using the Contact Us page and completing and sending the inquiry card or by simply contacting Scott Werdebaugh directly by telephone at (503) 838-6868(503) 838-6868 or by email at any one of the following email addresses:







Events in February 2015


Featuring young organ students from the area, up to age 25.

                                 Date and Time:  Sunday, February 22, at 4 pm

                       Location:  Saint Mark Lutheran Church

                                        790 Marion Street NE

                                        Salem, OR  97301

                       Admission:  FREE and Open to the Public





                      Events in March 2015



Featuring the members of the Salem Chapter of the American Guild of Organists playing a wide variety of organ compositions by J. S. Bach and his relatives in celebration of his Birthday!

                 Date and Time:  Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 3 pm

                   Location:  St. Timothy's Episcopal Church

                                    3295 Ladd Avenue NE

                                    Salem, OR  97301

                  Admission:  FREE and Open to the Public



                                 Sunday, March 22, 2015

                J. S. Bach's Birthday Organ Recital

                   St. Timothy's Episcopal Church

                  3295 Ladd Ave, Salem, OR 97301

                      Featuring:  Organists of the Salem AGO Chapter

                           Free and Donations Gratefully Accepted

              Salem AGO will host a reception following the concert. 





April, 2015


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 12:15 pm


1165 NW Monroe Avenue

Corvallis, Oregon


Organist:  Craig Hanson 

Works by: 

FREE Admission

Donations Accepted and Welcomed to support

the Amore Concert Series Productions




                            Events in May, 2015

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There will be an AGO Members Recital for Portland Chapter on May 18 (this coming Sunday) at 4 p.m.  The venue will be the Agnes Flanagan Chapel at Lewis & Clark College.  There has been a good response from members who want to play and we should have an excellent concert.

Those playing are:  Jeff Wood, Joe O'Donnell, Rod MacPherson, Grant Edwards, Chris Schindler, and Howard Ashley  Hope to see you all there.


Sunday,May 4, 4 p.m. St. Pauls Extraordinary Musician SimonStaples, recital of sacred music for flute and voice. Recital following Evensong.St. Pauls Episcopal, 1444 Liberty St SE, Salem



Sunday,May 4, 5 p.m. Bach Cantata Vesper  -Cantata 112, "Der Herr ist mein getreuert Hirt"(The Lord is My Faithful Shepherd). Guestorganist is Jeffrey Johnson from Berkeley, California. Free will offering. St. James Lutheran Church, 1315 SWPark Ave., Portland, Or.



Sunday,May 18, 4 p.m. Organ concert - Paul Lim,winner of the AGO competition for Young Organists Regional CompetitionDonations will go towards his expenses to travel to the Boston nationalconvention where he will play an exhibition concert. First Baptist Church, 125NW 10th St., Corvallis.


Events in June, 2014

Please join me in celebrating my career as a musician thus far! My senior recital will be a showcase of the years of study and practice I have put into piano and pipe organ performance. It will also be a celebration of my high school graduation, and the start of the next chapter of my life.

The recital will be on Satu
rday, June 14, at 2:00pm at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Salem. I will be performing works by J.S. Bach, Maurice Duruflé, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and others. The recital should last about an hour, and a reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. The entrance will be at the back of the church, where the parking lot is located. 

I am so excited to share my love of music with you, and it would mean so much to me if you could come!



ALCM Region 4 Conference on Church Music - June 15-18, 2014

Portland, Oregon

BACH CANTATA VESPERS SERVICE - Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 5 pm

HYMN SING - Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

TheAssociation of Lutheran Church Musicians, a pan-Lutheran group of Pastors andChurch Musicians, is holding their Region 4 Conference in Portland from June 15– 18. The conference begins with a Bach Cantata Vespers Service, held at 5:00on Sunday, June 15 at St. James Lutheran Church in the Park Blocks. Theremainder of the conference will be held on the campus of Concordia Universityand St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland. The plenary speakerfor the conference is Rev. Paul Hoffman, a nationally known speaker and author.He will be speaking on the theme: Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise focusing onthe conference theme of: Emerging: Living and Serving on the Hinge of Change.


Ahighlight of the conference is a hymn festival featuring well-known Portlandorganist and AGO member, Walter Krueger and featuring a festival choir andfestival brass. The festival will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. atSt. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 6700 NE 29th Avenue and is free andopen to the public. A new hymn with text by local poet, Kristine Kuhn and newtune and setting by nationally known composer, Scott Hyslop, will be premieredat the festival.


Inaddition to the above events there will be fourteen interest sessions includingreading sessions of new organ music, choral music and contemporary music, ahandbell clinic and a session on choral techniques plus many more. For moreinformation contact Bill Kuhn – conference chair at wkuhn@cu-portland.edu or 503.493.6285503.493.6285.There is still time to register through the ALCM website: http://www.alcm.org/about/regions/region-4/.Single day registrations are also available on site.



Events in August, 2014


September, 2014



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