Region IV of the American Guild of Organists covers the Southeastern United States and Bermuda, including the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana. There are seven districts, 58 local chapters, and over 3,000 members. Our work supports the mission of the Guild: To promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles, to encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music, and to provide forum for mutual support, inspiration, education, and certification of Guild members.
August 18, 2009
Alabama Organ Scholarship Competition
Announcing the University of AlabamaSchool of Music 2010 Organ Scholarship Competition. First place is an $8,000 UA Scholarship or a $500 cash prize; Second place is a $5,000 UA Scholarship or a $200 cash prize; and Third place is a $3,000 UA Scholarship. The first place winner will perform in concert at the University of Alabama 2010 Church Music Conference on Friday, January 29, 2010. All winners will have automatic acceptance into the University of Alabama School of Music. This competition is open organists who live or study in the United States or Canada. There are no age restrictions. The application deadline is November 16, 2009. For more information contact Dr. Faythe Freese or visit the University of Alabama Organ Department website.
I have been elected to serve a third term as Regional Councillor, representing the southeastern region on the National Council of the American Guild of Organists. In addition to this volunteer position, I am Organist and Director of Children's Music at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, GA.