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ACTIVITIES

2018

SUM TOTAL OF ACTIVITIES 2000 - 2018
296 concerts
429 field trips
104 presentations
16 master classes
10 exhibits
4 restorations or repairs
12 international festivals

Twelfth International Organ and Early Music Festival, Oaxaca, Mexico, February 14 – 21

- 9 concerts
- 1 presentations
- visits to 12 unrestored organs

Field trips to document and conserve the organs
  -Basílica de la Soledad, January 26.

  - San Andrés Zautla, February 8.

  - Catedral de Oaxaca, February 10.

Concerts

  -Demonstration of the historic organ of San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya for a group of Mexican businessmen by Joel Vásquez, January 27.

 -Organ and choral concert in San Matías Jalatlaco presented by Cicely Winter, organ, and the choir of the “Instituto de Formación Musical Maurice Ravel” directed by Pierre-Arnaud Le Guérinel and soloists Laura García Meixueiro, soprano, Mara Picacho Martínez and Patricia Jungk, contraltos, and César Mayoral Figueroa and Felipe Espinosa Olmedo, baritones, March 26 (Holy Monday).

  -Organ concert in San Matías Jalatlaco, programmed in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Mexico Elmhurst Philatelic Society (MEPSI) organized by the Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca (MUFI), presented by Cicely Winter, organ, Felipe Espinosa, baritone, Alberto Revilla, theorbo and guitar, and Valentín Hernández, percussion, April 13.

  -Organ concert in San Matías Jalatlaco in honor of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary presented by organists of the IOHIO, August 14.

  -Organ concert in Santa María de la Asuncíon Tlacolula in honor of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary presented by organists of the IOHIO, August 15.

  -Concert of Oaxacan folk music, Cicely Winter, organ and Valentín Hernández, percussion, San Matías Jalatlaco, September 6.

   -Concert in celebration of El Señor de Tlacolula, Jesús González, Javier Mendoza, Isaí Guzmán, Andrés Arroyo and Joel Vásquez, organ, Santa María de la Asunción, October 16.

Presentations

  -Presentation of the book “Música Regional Oaxaqueña de ayer y hoy, transcripciones para órgano y piano.” edited by Cicely Winter in the Casa de la Cultura de Oaxaca, September 5.

  -PowerPoint presentation at the Hostería de alcalá for a group of Oaxacan widows “The Historic Tubular Organs in the state of Oaxaca and the work of the Institute of Oaxacan Historic Organs” by Cicely Winter, October 3.

  -PowerPoint presentation in the Universidad de la Sierra Sur “The Historic Tubular Organs in the state of Oaxaca and the work of the Institute of Oaxacan Historic Organs” by Joel Vásquez, October 19.

Organ and piano lessons
  - Cicely Winter and Joel Vásquez give weekly organ lessons in Jalatlaco and other churches to six local students.
  - Pierre-Arnaud Le Guérinel gives weekly piano lessons to one IOHIO organ student and harmony classes to three.

  -Isaí Guzmán and Javier Mendoza attend the organ course at the Cathedral of Mexico, given by Dr. Andrés Cea Galán (Spain) from August 16 to 22.

Continuing Education

  -Isaí Guzmán attends the "V Organ Conservation Colloquium" organized by the National School of Conservation, Restoration and Museography (ENCRyM) in Mexico City, 4-5 October.