This competition, held in odd-numbered years, is sponsored and
administered by the nine regions of the American Guild of Organists.
Competitors must be under 24 years of age as of August 1 of the year the
competition is held. Membership in the AGO is not required. The first
round of competition begins at the chapter level. Competitors may
compete in any chapter competition held within the AGO region of their
home or school. Only one chapter competition may be entered. A
registration fee is required for participation in a chapter-level
competition. The final round is held concurrent with the Regional Conventions. Required repertoire is published with the official rules in THE AMERICAN ORGANIST.
Prizes: Chapter level varies. Regional: First place - $1,000; Second - $500. Additional information may be requested from National Headquarters by email, fax, mail or telephone.
The AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions for Young Organists are made possible by a generous grant from Michael Quimby, President, Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc.
Memberology 101: Meet the Rising Stars!
Experience our new generations of organists in this engaging panel workshop and hear what this year's Rising Stars have to offer the AGO at both the chapter and national levels. Are you looking for outreach ideas to young organists for your church, studio, or chapter? Now is the time to ask! Our panelists will speak from their personal experiences as young musicians and offer insights that can help you foster the new generation of organists. Presented by the Committe on Membership and Chapter Support on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the 2012 AGO National Convention in Nashville, Tenn. Presenter: Russell Weismann.
Jeff McLelland, dma, Director Independent Presbyterian Church
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