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 3, 2010

Tampa Chapter announces Scholarship Competition

As part of an effort to inspire young people to take up organ study, the Tampa Chapter of the AGO is sponsoring a competition for piano or beginning organ students to be held on Friday, February 26, 2010, at Hyde Park United Methodist Church at 8:00 p.m., following the Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza program—to which contestants are also invited.

The winner will be awarded a $500 scholarship for one year’s organ lessons with a qualified instructor. This scholarship is funded by contributions received at our annual “Bach Birthday Bash” held each March.

For scholarship guidelines and an entry form, please contact
Van Howard, Tampa AGO Sub-Dean . The deadline for receipt of the entry forms is Friday, February 19, 2010.

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