Welcome!

from Dean
Dr. Ronald Prowse

Welcome to the website of the Detroit Chapter of the American Guild of Organists! 

As one of the largest AGO chapters in the country, we strive to be a useful resource in the fields of organ and choral music for our members.   We provide quality educational and professional experiences, as well as opportunities to hear first-rate performances of musicians from the metro Detroit area and from across the country and beyond.

Membership information, as well as upcoming events and interesting information about our chapter, including its musicians and many historical instruments from the Detroit area, may be found on our website.  You will also find useful placement information, as well as a list of organ teachers.

Again, welcome!  We do hope you enjoy your visit.

Soli Deo Gloria!

Dr. Ronald Prowse, Dean

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The Detroit Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

More than 100 Years of Education
Founded 1910 
Eighth Chapter of the AGO Host
of the 2009 Regional Convention

Mission Statement: The purpose of the American Guild of Organists is to promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles, to encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music, and to provide a forum for mutual support, inspiration, education, and certification of Guild members.

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Upcoming Events

Lenten Organ Recital
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Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 7:00 PM - Choral Concert presented by Cantus (program: The Four Loves). Including music by Francis Poulenc, Edvard Grieg, Ludwig vanBeethoven, Bobby McFerrin and four newly commissioned works for this program, The Four Loves looks at this unquantifiable emotion from all sides. - Cathedral Church of St. Paul (4800 Woodward Ave, Detroit). Admission: $20 per p/person. Tickets available at the door or by reservation. E-mailmusic@detroitcathedral.org or call (313) 833-7547 to reserve your tickets.

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 5:30 PM - Organ Recital by Dr. W. Dudley Oakes, Choral Evensong to follow at 6:00 PM - Christ Church Cranbrook (470 Church Rd, Bloomfield Hills). Free admission.

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 7:30 PM - Choral Tenebrae - St. Hugo of the Hills: Chapel (2215 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills). Free admission.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 4:00 PM - Salon Concert featuring jazz saxophonist, Steve Wood - Christ Church Cranbrook (470 Church Rd, Bloomfield Hills). Free admission. Tea and Hors d'oeuvres included.

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 7:00 PM - Organ Recital by Charles Miller - Cathedral Church of St. Paul (4800 Woodward Ave, Detroit). Suggested donation at door: $10 adult, $5 student/senior. A pre-concert reception will begin at 6:30 PM.