• May 2017 TAO Cover Feature Article
  • AGO  honors Joan Lippincott at Princeton University Chapel
  • 2018 NCOI Semifinal Round to be Held July 5, 2017
  • Federal Trade Commission and AGO Setttlement
  • 2017 Pipe Organ Encounters Schedule
  • 2017 AGO National Pedagogy Conference Set for University of Kansas
  • Seven Regional Conventions to be Held in 2017

2017 Gala Available on YouTube

The 2017 AGO Endowment Fund Distinguished Artist Award Recital and Gala Benefit Reception honoring Joan Lippincott was streamed live on Friday, April 21, from the Princeton University Chapel. You can watch the performance, including Scott Dettra and Erikc Plutz, on the AGO YouTube channel.

Important Deadlines

Important deadlines are approaching. If you’re hoping to submit an entry to the Pogorzelski – Yankee Annual Competition or the Student Commissioning Project; apply to a POE this summer in Birmingham, San Antonio, or the Greater Hartford area; or make a contribution and be included on the donor report in December's TAO make sure you know your deadline. For a complete [More]

Update on Dues Renewals

Renewal emails and letters with accompanying invoices will be sent out soon. They are later than usual this year because of changes to the AGO dues structure and the settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. If your AGO membership expires in July, 2017 you can renew now by logging in to ONCARD. Members with expiration dates after July 31 should wait for an email before attempting to renew.

May 2017 TAO

The May 2017 TAO features an installation by Johannus Orgelbouw B.V. (Ede, Netherlands) at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. A special feature of this installation is the handcrafted console personalized with the church's carved logo. [More]

Apply for 2017 Pipe Organ Encounters

Seattle, Tuscaloosa, San Antonio, San Diego, Hartford, Winchester, VA, and Sioux Center, IA are hosting Pipe Organ Encounters in 2017. POE Advanced events will be in Seattle and Tuscaloosa; the POE+ will be in San Antonio. Each POE offers a unique opportunity for hands-on learning from organ professionals as well as the opportunity to meet and study with other students of the pipe organ. Classes are limited in size and applicants are encouraged to [More]

2017 Regional Conventions

The AGO will host seven regional conventions this summer. Host cities include Montreal, Richmond, Jacksonville, Youngstown, Iowa City, Dallas, and Salt Lake City. Each convention features its own unique mix of artists and musical experiences. Smaller and more intimate than the national convention, the regionals offer great learning experiences and are a great way to get to know other AGO members. Each regional has its own website and registration process [More]