Eugene Feher was Well Known Pianist, Organist, Composer and SNC:AGO Charter Member
Steve Arrington Recital: Information Wanted
Eugene Feher came to Las Vegas in 1962 for a quick gig at the Sultan’s Table at The Dunes, but the unmatched beauty and potential of Southern Nevada helped him decide to make Las Vegas his home.
Feher was born into an esteemed musical family in Brooklyn, NY and quickly showed his prodigylike abilities on the piano, winning interborough competitions by the age of nine. He was skilled at piano, organ, violin and even conducted. Feher graduated valedictorian of his high school and earned a fellowship and degree from Julliard.
Diane Bish Plays Vegas
We came across this short newspaper article announcing a concert presented by the SNC:AGO and we would love to know more about it. We know the artist was Steve Arrington of Las Vegas and that the event took place on a Friday evening at Christ Church Episcopal.
See the clipping and CONTACT US if you know more about Steve and this concert.
Members Recital: March 2, 1969
One of the most famous and recognizable organ personalities, Diane Bish, performed in Las Vegas on February 8, 2002. Read more about her program & performance.
First Chapter Banquet: January 29, 1969
What appears to be the first (documented) members recital hosted by the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists was held on March 2, 1969 at 3:00 pm at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Las Vegas Nevada.
Three organists, including the chapter’s Dean, Raymond J. Barnes, performed at the recital. The event was sponsored by Southern Nevada Music Company, McCann Realty, Ron Hammond Piano and Organ Sales and Bill Lawson, Copy Prep.
The newly formed Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists held its first banquet, honoring local clergymen, on January 20, 1969 at the Showboat Hotel.