from Dean John Sittard

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!

John Sittard, 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 Statment: 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

Saturday, February 7, 2015
10:00 AM - Organ Masterclass with Gail Archer. Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms).

Monday, February 23, 2015
6:00 PM - Detroit Scholarship Auditions. Christ Church Cranbrook (470 Church Road, Bloomfield Hills). More details coming soon.
Friday, March 13, 2015
7:00 PM - Organ Recital featuring Wilma Jensen. First United Methodist Church (1589 West Maple Road, Birmingham).

Saturday, March 14, 2015
10:00 AM - Organ Masterclass with Wilma Jensen. More details coming soon. Monday, May 11, 2015 - 7:00 PM - Scholarship Winners and Members Recital. St. Paul's United Methodist Church (620 Romeo Street, Rochester).

Admission is free and open to the public. Old St. Mary's Church is located at 646 Monroe Avenue in Greektown, Detroit. For more information, please contact John Sittard, Chapter Dean, at 248-644-5460.