Past AGO Webinars and Supporting Documents

Chapter Education

Organ Webinars on Teaching

November 9, 2020
Improvisation and the Music of Jean Langlais
Presented by Ann Labounsky
Revised Langlais AGO Webinar AL 6NOV2020

November 2, 2020
Three Suites from the 18th and 21st Centuries
Presented by Cathyrn Wilkinson, AAGO
Links to music:


Sanctuary (2009) (10’45”) 

E. C. Schirmer ECS#7531






October 26, 2020
Group Organ Teaching Strategies
Presented by Don Cook, AAGO, DMA
This webinar will discuss strategies for online group teaching
PPT Slides
Weekly Preparation Guide
Organ Repertoire for 1st & 2nd Year Students

October 19, 2020
Improvisation for Beginning Organists
Presented by Anne Laver
This webinar will demonstrate how to incorporate improvisation pedagogy when teaching beginning organists of any age or experience level.
ALaver Teaching Improvisation to Beginning Organists
ALaver handout for webinar 10-19-20

October 12, 2020
The New AGO Achievement Awards
Presented by Jonathan Hall, FAGO, ChM
These new awards were designed to offer a way for emerging organists to learn basic organ-playing skills and enhance existing skill sets to provide a pathway to AGO certification.

October 5, 2020
Building an Organist’s Artistry Through Literature Choices
Presented by Dr. Stephen Price. This topic explores the correlation between building a student’s technical and musical skill levels through organ literature. The study will focus on two musical objectives: lyrical and perpetual motion styles.

Chapter Leadership Development

October 30, 2020.
Board Leadership: The Benefits and Challenges Serving as Dean
Karl Bruhn Speaking Points October 30
Benefits and Challenges of Being a Chapter Dean SH presentation
23 October Webinar Handout Resources for Chapter Deans and Chapter Leadership

October 23, 2020
Board Leadership: Keeping Chapters Healthy During the Time of COVID-19.
Presented by COMDACS; Committee on Membership Development and Chapter Support.
AGO San Diego November 2020 Deans Message
Develop a Leadership Pipeline

October 9, 2020
Chapter Membership Dues Reconciliation & Income Records
ONCARD Revenue Reconciliation Webinar Slides 2020-10-9
Chapter Dues Reconciliation 2
Presented by Molly Davey AGO Membership Coordinator
Eric Birk, Executive Administrative Assistant

Professional Development

AGO Workshop with Adam Pajan
Saturday, October 17, 2020, 12 noon – 2:00 pm EDT. But I Need a Rohrschalmei! Understanding Total Design in Mainstream Traditional Church Instruments. This program that will be live streamed will include a lecture component, masterclass, and end with performance by Adam.

September 23, 2020
Streaming Music Legally in Churches and Recitals
Presented by Brenna C. Cronin, One License, David Schaap, Sehah Publishing
Moderator: Dr. Eileen Hunt, AAGO
One License: Copyright Check-up & Compliance Video
Email questions to
Selah Publishing: Licensing

September 12, 2020.
Hymn Playing 101…and 102!
Presented by Adam Pajan
This program was live-streamed and included a lecture component, masterclass, and ends with a performance by Adam.

July 10, 2020
A Smoother Experience for Substitute Organists and Hosts
Presented by Sarah Bereza
Substitute Organist Worksheet


November 20, 2020
Google, Skype and Zoom – Oh, my!  Presented by the AGO Technology Committee
Creating and Verifying a YouTube account
Harold Stuart AGO Handout
Greg Rettew Recording and Editing Handout

August 20, 2020 – Part 2

A Virtual Choir for All of Us, Part 2
Presented by Carol Spradling
Virtual Choir for the Rest of Us Handout

August 13, 2020 – Part 1
A Virtual Choir for All of Us
Presented by Carol Spradling
Virtual Choir for the Rest of Us Handout

June 19, 2020
Technology Webinar: Putting it Together: Vocal Tools for Effective Collaboration and Recording
Sue Mitchell-Wallace Handout
Kevin Harris Handout
Sue Mitchell-Wallace Bio
Kevin Harris Bio

May 15, 2020
Successful Online Streaming to Avoid Online Screaming
Webinar Handout: Online Streaming and Recording
Webinar Handout: Mobile Recording Guide

April 17, 2020
Virtual Meeting Options Handout