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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.

February 23, 2010

2010 Distinguished Composer of the Year to perform

David Hurd will perform in concert on Sunday, February 28 at 4:00 pm at historic Sisters Chapel on the campus of Spelman College in Atlanta. A prolific composer of nearly 200 choral, instrumental and organ compositions, David Hurd will be honored at the summer 2010 AGO National Convention in Washington, D.C. Widely recognized as an exceptional concert organist who has performed at many national and regional AGO conventions, Dr. Hurd has won first prizes at the International Congress of Organists in organ playing and in improvisation. He is professor of church music and director of the chapel at The General Theological Seminary in New York. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at Westminster Choir College, Manhattan School of Music, and at Yale University.

1 comment:

Donna said...

Sarah, I am on a search team in VA for a half-time organist in Roanoke area. We are developing a job description and were looking to see if there is a place for 1. salary expectations (are we in the right dollar range) and 2. job posting opportunities. Can you provide any info. I can be reached at dgspradli@radford.edu Thank you.