Competitions and New Music

M. Jonathan Ryan, MM, FAGO, ChM


The Councillor for Competitions & New Music coordinates the work of the Guild in the areas of competitions and new music. Committees under this Councillor’s aegis include New Music, and the Competitions Committee, which has subcommittees for three performance competitions: the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP), the Regional Competition for Young Organists (RCYO), and the National Competition in Organ Improvisation (NCOI). AGO Competitions, 100 Years of Competition

Competitions Committee

M. Jonathan Ryan, MM, FAGO, ChM, Director

AGO Performance Competition Sub-Committees

Grady Coyle (3), NYACOP Director, Email
Kathrine Handford (3), Email
Kimberly Marshall (1), Email

Cindy Lindeen-Martin (3), DMA, NCOI Director, Email
Mary Newton (3) Email
Jason Roberts (3), DMA, Email

Vivienne McKay, SPC, BA (2), Director Email
Sarah Martin, MM (2) Email
Ann Posey, CAGO, MM (2) Email

Committee on New Music
Louise Mundinger, DMA (1) Email
David J. Hurd, Jr. (1) Email
Carol Feather Martin (1) Email
Alexander Meszler(1) Email

AGO Headquarters Email