Educational Resources


Two workshop videos from the 2010 AGO National Convention are available in DVD format. They can be found in the Organ Music/Essays/Catalogs section of the AGO store.

Hymn Tune Improvisations: Increasing Your Skill
William Porter

Purchase from the AGO store

How We Got Here From There: Trends in Pedagogy, 1860-1960
Ann Marie Rigler

Purchase from the AGO Store

Downloadable Documents

pdf-large-typeManual of Procedure for the Service Playing Test

pdf-large-typeManual of Procedure for the Colleague Examination

pdf-large-typeManual of Procedure for the Associate and Fellowship Examination

pdf-icon-40pxSelected Repertoire for Organ and Orchestra, compiled by MichaelBarone

pdf-icon-40pxModern Editions of Early French Organ Music

pdf-icon-40pxAGO Certification. A chapter guide for promotion, preparation, and participation.

pdf-icon-40pxCertification Requirements

pdf-icon-40pxAGO Bibliography for Exam Preparation

pdf-icon-30pxWedding Policy: A Guide for Churches and Synagogues

pdf-icon-40pxAGO Wedding Repertoire List

pdf-icon-40pxPipe Up! Let it Resound!An Introduction to the Pipe Organ booklet for Pre-School through Grade 5.

pdf-icon-40pxChapter Outreach

pdf-icon-40pxPOE/POE+ Handbook

pdf-icon-40pxPedals, Pipes, and Pizza


pdf-icon-40pxThe Examinations and Academic Regalia of the American Guild of Organists by Agnes Armstrong, first published in The American Organist, July 1996

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