Dr. Hansen served as Organist for the Seattle Symphony, Organist-Choirmaster at Plymouth Congregational Church in Seattle, and Conductor of the UPS-Tacoma Civic Chorus. He was Chairman of the Organ and Church Music Department and University Organist for the University of Puget Sound from 1969 to 1993. Ed was a strong supporter of the Guild and our mission, having served as Dean of the Seattle Chapter, Education Coordinator and Regional Councillor of Region VIII, National President from 1981 to 1986, Councillor for Organizational Concerns and National Vice President, and as Director of the Long-Range Planning Task Force (LRPTF).
The AGO National Council established the Edward A. Hansen Memorial Fund in 1999 in memory of the Guild’s beloved past president. This is a restricted fund. Contributions to this fund are used to provide the Edward A. Hansen Leadership Award for Outstanding Leadership of the AGO. It is presented at the biennial AGO National Convention. Contributions are invited.
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