The American Guild of Organists

Evansville Chapter

Serving Southwest Indiana, Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois

The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to foster a thriving community of musicians who share their knowledge and inspire passion for the organ.

The Evansville A.G.O. Presents
            von Roos

Wolff von Roos, Organist
Friday, November 10, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.
at Saints Mary & John Parish

in downtown Evansville
(Formerly St. Mary Catholic Church)
On the A. E. Schlueter organ
2011, 2 manuals, 38 ranks

St. Mary Organ
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Organ-Related Community Events:
  • The Silent Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941), will be accompanied by award-winning pipe organ improvisor Robert Nicholls on Saturday the 21st of October, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. on the Fisk organ at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Evansville. Free admission, donations gratefully accepted. Facebook event.
  • First Friday Organ Recitals: First Presbyterian Church in Evansville will be presenting some First Friday organ recitals during the 2023-2024 academic year on October 6, November 3, February 2, March 1, and April 5th.  All of the First Friday concerts begin at 7:00 p.m., last about an hour, and feature students from the organ department at the IU Bloomington Jacobs School of Music. The first one, on October 6, will feature Owen Tellinghuisen.

Evansville A.G.O. Events in 2024 include
Pedals, Pipes and Pizza!
A fun introduction to the pipe organ for children and youth.
Email us at for more information,
and watch for more upcoming programs TBA soon.

                        collage of season events

Several members of our chapter played in the re-dedication of the historic Möller organ at First Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon, IN on Sunday afternoon, June 15, 2023.

Our chapter enjoyed an End-of-Summer Social on Monday, September 11, 2023 at the home of a chapter member, sharing good food and drink, summer conference and travel reports, a discussion of future chapter events and a short performance of pieces on our host's historic two-manual and pedal Estey Style-T reed organ.

Bach trio
                  sonata program performersClick here to watch a YouTube video
of our April 2023 Bach Trio Sonata program.

Chapter members at November 2022 programClick here to watch a YouTube video
of brief clips from our November 2022
program featuring our chapter's historic Giesecke organ.

Pics from Past Seasons:

2021-2022 Season

Evansville AGO's Giesecke
        organ, restored in memory of Helen S. Reed.

Made in Evansville!
The Historic
Edmund Giesecke Organ
Restored in Memory of Helen Skuggedal Reed.

This historic organ was purchased by the Evansville AGO Chapter.
  The chapter commissioned Taylor and Boody Organbuilders to restore it.
It can be seen, heard and played at First Presbyterian Church in Evansville.
Contact Robert Nicholls at
or by calling the church for more information.

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