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ACTIVITIES 2021

 

SUM TOTAL OF ACTIVITIES 2000 - 2021

325 concerts
445 field trips
109 presentations
17 master classes
10 exhibits
4 restorations or repairs
13 international festivals

CONCERTS

February 14 - Virtual organ concert presented by IOHIO organists Joel Vásquez in Jalatlaco and Jesús González in Tlacolula, by invitation of the Music Department of St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco, California.

           

March 31 - Virtual Holy Week concert recorded in the Basilica de la Soledad with the choir of the Instituto de Formación Musical Maurice Ravel, directed by Pierre-Arnaud Le Guérinel and accompanied by organist Jesús González; and in the church of San Matías Jalatlaco featuring soloists Alejandra Ezqueda (soprano), Maribel Sánchez and Sharon Guzmán (mezzosopranos), Kevin Cruz Franco (tenor), and Felipe Espinosa (bass baritone), accompanied by organist Cicely Winter and violinist Sócrates Juárez; technical support was provided by Joel Vásquez and Isaí Guzmán.

  

ORGAN AND PIANO LESSONS

Cecilia Winter teaches weekly organ classes in the churches of Jalatlaco and La Soledad to six students.


Pierre-Arnaud Le Guérinel gives weekly piano lessons (in person) and harmony classes (virtually) to one organ student, supported by the IOHIO.

FIELD TRIPS TO EVALUATE THE ORGANS

January 8: Fumigation of the Tlacolula organ, Joel Vásquez and Jesús González.

                          

January 14 - Removal of the plastic cover from the organ in the Basilica de la Soledad, fumigation of the interior, intensive cleaning of the choir loft, and relocation of the antique wind chest and bellows; Joel Vásquez, Isaí Guzmán, Andrés Aguilar, Jesús González, Cicely Winter, and three helpers.

January 18 - Fumigation of the Zautla organ, Isaí Guzmán.

       

January 19 - Lowering of the small electronic organ from the choir loft of the Basílica de la Soledad to the church floor; Joel Vásquez, Isaí Guzmán, Cicely Winter, and two helpers.