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Welcome to Our Chapter!  

Greetings and welcome to the Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Our guild exists to support and foster the enrichment of lives through organ and choral music. From concert hall to masterclass to church organ to theatre organ, the AGO is devoted to the organ, its history, its literature, and keeping alive the organ's legacy as the 'king of instruments'.  

 

We are a diverse and dynamic chapter; our membership includes university professors,students of all ages,local music teachers, church musicians, performers, choral conductors and singers, scholars composers and music historians, clergy, organ builders, and people who just love the organ. Our yearly calendar of events includes recitals and concerts, scholarly presentations, symposia relating to professional concerns, workshops on technique and improvisation, programs geared toward youth, and the list goes on and on.

 

Ann Arbor AGO also enjoys long and deep ties with local arts organizations and local universities. 

We at the Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists welcome your interest and involvement. Please enjoy perusing our website and do not hesitate to be in

touch!

Former Dean Timothy Huth at the 2014-15 Opening Event: A Festival of Hymns: Lord, Send Out Your Spirit and Renew the Face of the Earth. Co-sponsored by the Ann Arbor Chapter AGO and Eastern Michigan University.

The American Guild of Organists
The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music.

To achieve this, we:

• Encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music;
• Inspire, educate, and offer certification for organists and choral conductors;
• Provide networking, fellowship, and mutual support;
• Nurture future generations of organists;
• Promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles; and
• Engage wider audiences with organ and choral music.

 

For more information about the National AGO, please visit their website.