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The Max Reger Foundation of America is a public not-for-profit organization that creates opportunities to promote the music and legacy of Max Reger. It is our aim to provide avenues for music education and performance for children and professionals within the United States.


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Max Reger wrote a lot of music; over 1,400 compositions in total during his brief life. He began composing in 1888 at the age of 15 and he didn't stop until his death in 1916. A mere 28 years of work. Reger wrote for all genres of music except opera (e.g., vocal, chamber, piano, organ and orchestral music) with his largest oeuvre being that of his works for Voice (31%) and chamber ensemble (25%).

Whether you are new to Reger's music or just want to explore it further, a list is provided below of recommended works and recordings that will help you on your journey. It is music you should know!

If you are new to Reger, we suggest starting with your preferred type (or genre) of music (e.g., chamber, piano, organ, etc.). To start your excursion, here are a few recommendations. Please review the Listening Guide for more information about recordings:

Chamber Music: String Quartet, Opus 109
Orchestral Music: Piano Concerto, Opus 114
Organ Music: Sonata, Opus 60
Piano Music: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Beethoven, Opus 86
Vocal Music: Schlichte Weisen, Opus 76

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  Calendar of Events
Hats to Max
May 14, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Pig & Whistle
951 Second Avenue
New York, NY

Max Reger Gala
May 30, 2015

Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin Street
Boston, MA

Max Reger Concerts
Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin Street
Boston, MA

September 9, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Jeffrey Michael Hartman, Tenor
Victor Cayres Mendonca, Piano

November 29, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.
Church On The Hill Vocal Ensemble

December 18, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Ensemble presents – A Jazz Christmas

March 17, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.
Suzanne Grogan, Soprano

April 22, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.
Forrest Eimold, Piano

May 10, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m.
Church On The Hill Vocal Ensemble

May 30, 2015 - 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
The Max Reger Foundation of America Benefit Event

June 18, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.
Lisa Hadley, Mezzo Soprano
Susanne Sheppard, Piano

Free Admission to all Concerts  


2015 Nicholas A. Tranquillo Endeavor Music Award

April 7, 2015

Congratulations to Julian Grabarek who was selected as the MRFOA 2015 Nicolas A. Tranquillo Endeavor Music Award recipient. Julian is a piano student at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and studies piano with Angel Ramon Rivera. To learn more, please read his complete biography on the Programs Page.


2015 Ambassador Award Recipient

February 12, 2015

Congratulations to Forrest Eimold who was selected as the MRFOA 2015 Ambassador Award recipient. Forrest is a student at New England Conservatory Preparatory School, in Boston, and studies piano with Dr. Marc Ryser. Forrest will be featured in a recital on the Max Reger Concert Series at the Church on the Hill - Boston, on April 22, 2015. MRFOA welcomes Forrest and anticipates his many future accomplishments.


2015 Hats to Max - Save the Date

February 12, 2015

To continue the great success of last year's soirée, please join us for the 2015 Hat Party in New York City on May 14th. Wear a hat of original design or just wear your favorite hat and join in the spirits, food and fun!


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