Recent News


Nick Banks of Pedals & Pipework

Nick Banks is, as he puts it, “a young, single-adult college student” with a passion for playing organs, especially pipe organs.  He routinely searches for and locates pipe organs in churches, concert halls, event centers, and other venues in the vicinity of his home in Utah County and reports his findings on a blog.  Most […]

First United Methodist Church pipes

Invitation to join the Community Choir for FUMC Organ Dedication

Dear Friends, It’s here! It’s nearly here!  The Wesleyan Heritage Pipe Organ at First United Methodist Church of SLC. We are thrilled to announce that on Sunday, January 10, 2016, FUMC will dedicate our historic organ and sanctuary. As such, we are extending an invitation to members of your church choir to join the FUMC Chancel Choir to volunteer […]


David Chamberlin Featured on Pipedreams: Salt Lake Celebration

David Chamberlin was featured recently with other well-known area organists on a Pipedreams program that aired on the radio the week of August 10, 2015. The program consisted of excerpts from inaugural concerts played on Utah-built Bigelow pipe organs at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral and St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Salt Lake City. Chamberlin, the […]


Congratulations to Tyler Boehmer!

Congratulations to Tyler Boehmer, who won the AGO/Quimby Regional Convention for Young Organists on Saturday, June 27, and performed a solo concert at Clairemont Lutheran Church in San Diego on Monday, June 29, in conjunction with the 2015 West Region Convention. His concert included works of J.S. Bach, Louis Vierne, and Marcel Dupre. Tyler is […]


St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Provides Performance Venue

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 50 West 200 North, in Provo is eager for us to continue using their facility for chapter events and musical programs. They would like to encourage our chapter members to use their venue for organ, instrumental, and vocal recitals. If you are interested in playing at St. Mary’s, you can contact […]

Provo Community Church exterior

Performance Opportunities at Provo Community Church

Our friends at Provo Community Church are eager for us to perform at their facility. They are currently involved in renovating the building and have plans to install a pipe organ in the sanctuary. Fund raising events are in progress, and PCC would love for our members to perform at some of these events. They […]


Tyler Boehmer Wins Utah Valley/Salt Lake City RYCO Competition

Congratulations to Tyler Boehmer for taking first place in the Utah Valley/Salt Lake City Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists (RYCO). The competition was held on March 14, 2015, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Salt Lake City. Tyler will compete at the Regional Convention in San Diego, in June, 2015. Tyler began his musical […]


Super Saturday 2015

Super Saturday is our chapter’s gift to the growing community of church organists in Utah Valley and beyond. The handouts for the April 25, 2015, workshop can be found here.


The latest news from AGO National Headquarters about dues, etc.

  February 10, 2015To All Guild Leaders: The AGO National Council has established new dues rates for all dues categories. The new rates will appear on the April 1 renewal notices that AGO Headquarters will send to current chapter members renewing for the 2015-2016 membership year. These rates are $100 for Regular members; $75 for […]


The Organ Music of Norberto Guinaldo

The music scores and recordings of Argentine-born organist/composer Norberto Guinaldo have been preserved online at Of interest to LDS organists are the meditations and fantasies on LDS hymns, as well as many familiar liturgical hymns and carols. Guinaldo’s music is of the highest caliber. Church organists, recitalists, and congregations will benefit greatly by being […]