Service Playing Test – Quick Order Form

The items below are the pertinent AGO educational resources for candidates studying for service playing certification. The prices have been adjusted with the 10% AGO member discount. If you are not an AGO member, the same items can be purchased in the online store.
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    Although the stated goals of this guide are limited to preparation for a specific exam, candidates will gain much more than mere preparation. The Guide provides a thorough approach to performing any piece of service music. It is never overly technical in its analysis, but succeeds in filling gaps in the musical knowledge of candidates with diverse backgrounds. It includes practical suggestions for performance, transposition, accompaniment and hymn playing. The CD suggests what the pieces should sound like without being narrow in matters of interpretation. This item is included in the Service Playing Preparation Packet below.
  • View the first chapter of the study guide.
  • Price: $9.00 Quantity:
    The 8 sight reading examples are drawn from past years of the Service Playing Tests. They indicate the difficulty of the music that candidates for certification will encounter for service playing certification. This item is included in the Service Playing Preparation Packet.
  • Price: $81.00 Quantity:
    These materials have been developed to aid beginning and intermediate organists develop service playing skills and prepare for the AGO Service Playing Test. They offer a comprehensive program of study for organists beginning the certification process. The packet includes 1) Service Playing Study Guide 2) “One Hundred Strategies for Successful AGO Certification” (CD) 3) Sight Reading Examples 4) Mini-course in Basic Organ Registration 5) Mini-course in Hymn Playing 6) Mini-course in Creative Hymn Playing 7) Accompaniment Adaptation Practicum 8) The current year's Professional Certification Requirements 9) An annotated Bibliography for exam preparation.
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