Recent News

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

  February 10, 2015 To 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 […]

Organist position open at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Provo

Below are links to information about the position announcement, job description, and letter of agreement for the current organist position that has opened up at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Provo, Utah. If you could share this with students or other organ teachers who you feel like would be a good fit for the position […]

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Organ for Sale

Craig Adams is selling his family’s Rodgers 640 organ. These models currently sell for between $1,500 and $2,500. This organ is in very good condition. However, the buyer will have to arrange to move the organ from the Adam’s basement in Lehi, so he is asking $1,500. If interested, please email: rcraigadams@gmail.com or call 801.372.4474.

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The Organ Music of Norberto Guinaldo

The music scores and recordings of Argentine-born organist/composer Norberto Guinaldo have been preserved online at GuinaldoPublications.com. 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 […]

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Chapter Recital: In Tribute to Douglas E. Bush

On Friday, October 17, 2014, the UVAGO chapter held an inspiring member recital to honor our friend and colleague, Dr. Douglas E. Bush, who passed away on October 4, 2013.  The recital was held at 7:30 p.m. in the Oak Hills Stake Center, 925 E. North Temple Drive, in Provo.  Doug had a significant and […]

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New music by Mike Carson published

Congratulations to Mike Carson! His choral composition “All Beautiful the March of Days” was published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company in San Diego, California.

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Pedals, Pipes, & Pizza!

Pedals, Pipes, & Pizza is a partial-day event designed to give children and youth a brief introduction to the pipe organ and its music. The Utah Valley chapter hosts this event each year in January

Dean’s Message – May 2014

Dear Members and Friends, Super Saturday was a wonderful event! We were very blessed to hear a wonderful keynote address, given by Bonnie Goodliffe, and blessed to associate with all those who attended. Thank you to everybody who helped with Super Saturday – those who served on the committee, taught classes and lessons, played prelude […]

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Don Cook Wins National Election

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Don Cook has won the AGO National election and will serve as the new Councillor for Education, effective July 1, 2014. Don brings a host of educational experience to this position and will represent the AGO well. 

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We are here to help

Our chapter is committed to helping all organists—beginners to advanced—by offering workshops, lectures, recitals, and other activities to help improve their organ skills. Anyone who is interested in the organ, even if not an organist, is invited to come learn with us.