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Competitions for student organists
American Guild of Organists Competitions The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music.
They list competitions both for organists and for organ compositions.
Canadian International Organ Competition The Canadian International Organ Competition (CIOC) promotes organ music namely by increasing public awareness and interest for this music.
The CIOC presents, every year in October, a festival with some of the world's finest organists. Every third year, the CIOC organizes an international competition in which a prestigious jury representing various countries awards important prizes to a selection of the best young organists in the world.
St. Albans International Organ Festival This festival exists o promote the organ as a solo instrument in its own right, as well as an instrument capable of performing in various other musical contexts.
The festival attracts leading musicians and performers from around the world together with very best young organists who come to compete in the two competitions.
Organizations and societies related to Organ Pedagogy
American Guild of Organists The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music.
To achieve this, we:
Encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music;
Inspire, educate, and offer certification for organists and choral conductors;
Provide networking, fellowship, and mutual support;
Nurture future generations of organists;
Promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles; and
Engage wider audiences with organ and choral music.
Utah Valley Chapter of the AGO Welcome to the Utah Valley Chapter of the The American Guild of Organists. Our organization is a national professional association serving the organ and choral fields. It provides educational, certification, and professional assistance to its members and promotes the use of the pipe organ in sacred and concert settings
Royal College of Organists The Royal College of Organists is a charity and membership organisation dedicated to the promotion and advancement of organ playing and choral directing.
Through the RCO Academy programme, the College provides ongoing training and support for organists and choral directors of all ages and levels of attainment, be they students, amateur musicians or experienced professionals, working in church, concert hall, college, or classroom.
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