American Guild of Organists
The American Guild of Organists (AGO) is an association comprised of organists, choir directors, and other interested people in the United States and abroad whose purpose, according to its mission statement, ‘is to enrich lives through organ and choral music.’ The Guild was founded in 1896 and currently has approximately 19,000 members. Leadership is by volunteers at the national, regional, and local levels, with a small staff of full-time employees headquartered in New York City. There are various categories of membership, including voting and not-voting. A member usually belongs to one of the over 300 local chapters. Each chapter in turn belongs to one of nine regions. Volunteer...
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