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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 for […]
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 […]
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 the Oak Hills Stake Center, 925 E. North Temple Drive, in Provo. Doug had a significant and lasting influence in […]
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.
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.
The Utah Valley Chapter is made up of organists and organ enthusiasts just like you! We extend a cordial invitation to join with us in promoting the organ, encouraging excellence in the performance of organ and choral music, and participating in a forum for the mutual support, inspiration, and education of our members.