Silent Auction Raises Funds for the AGO Annual Fund

The 2016 AGO Silent Auction raised more than $20,000 for the AGO Annual Fund. We extend our heartfelt thanks to our donors who contributed 129 auction items and to the 130 bidders that participated in the auction. A set of chorale-preludes and CDs by Paul Manz donated by MorningStar Music and a two-year subscription donated by Choir & Organ received the highest number of bids, while a hymn festival donated by John Walker raised the most revenue. … [Read more...]

AGO Silent Auction is Open

The second online AGO Silent Auction is running from June 15 through midnight on Thursday, June 30. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the AGO Annual Fund, which supports educational programming for youth and adults—including our certification program for organists and choral conductors. Nearly 100 individuals, AGO Chapters, music organizations, and businesses have generously contributed to our auction. We have a stunning inventory of auction items that includes recitals and masterclasses, hotel nights, private tours, fine art, food and wine, organ music and books, an opportunity to play the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, and much more! Anyone planning to attend an upcoming AGO Regional or National Convention can place a … [Read more...]

Last Call to Donate to the 2016 AGO Silent Auction

The American Guild of Organists will be conducting its second biennial Silent Auction in connection with the AGO National Convention. We welcome your participation! The auction will be exclusively online from June 13–24 at BiddingForGood.com and will be open to everyone, not just AGO members. Proceeds will benefit the AGO Annual Fund, which supports educational programming for youth and adults. Do you have something you, your business, or your chapter could donate to the cause? Your gift could be mileage and/or travel rewards; a time share; concert/theatre/sporting event tickets; a recital, lesson, masterclass, or an organ crawl; CD recordings or books; a convention registration; a membership to your favorite museum or a visit to your … [Read more...]

2014 Silent Auction Results

The 2014 AGO Silent Auction has drawn to a close and has generated approximately $22,000 for the AGO Annual Fund. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the 84 donors who contributed 116 auction items, and to the 191 bidders who cast 572 unique bids in the auction. The auction item that received the highest number of bids was a registration for the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston, and the highest bid was a recital by John Walker! You can see more results at Bidding For Good  … [Read more...]