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. Our chapter provides and supports organ-related programs and events in the Tri-State area, and offers scholarships for organ lessons.
- First Friday Organ Recitals: First Presbyterian Church in Evansville will present organ recitals featuring students from the organ department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. The recitalist on February 2, 2024 will be Chase Loomer, on March 1st Evelyn Rohrbach and on May 3rd Emily Ballentine Erb. (April 5th TBA.) The recitals will begin at 7:00 pm Central Time and will last about an hour
The Evansville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists offers scholarships to encourage young students to take organ lessons. Scholarships generally subsidize half of an organ teacher’s fee. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Our chapter sponsored a concert by guest organist Wolff von Roos from Indianapolis on the A. E. Schlueter organ at Saints Mary and John Parish in Evansville on November 10, 2023. The concert can be watched on Facebook.RECENT EVENTS:
We enjoyed an end-of-summer social on Monday, September 11, 2023, sharing some good food along with summer conference and travel reports and a discussion of future chapter events. Our host played a few pieces on his historic two-manual and pedal, Estey Style-T reed organ.
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.
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. You can contact our chapter or
First Presbyterian for more information.