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AGO Membership

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 vision of the American Guild of Organists is to engage, support, and uplift every organist.

As a member of the American Guild of Organists you can:

  • connect with other organists

  • enhance your skills as an organist and choral conductor

  • celebrate the organ in historic and evolving contexts

  • discover news of the organ and choral world online and in The American Organist

  • nurture new organists of all ages

  • share knowledge and expertise

  • enjoy camaraderie at chapter events and conventions

  • find inspiration and challenge

  • receive encouragement from colleagues

  • experience great organs and organists

  • access career opportunities and job listings

  • earn professional credentials through AGO certification

The American Guild of Organists is comprised of more than 300 Chapters located across the United States and abroad. Chapter membership allows you to get to know and work with other organists in Central Indiana, the Great Lakes Region, and nationally. Membership is open to everyone, regardless of denominational affiliation or musical ability. Member activities and benefits include:

  • Annual subscription to The American Organist

  • Access to national job postings

  • Eligibility for high-quality insurance plans for health, car, home, and professional liability at competitive rates

  • Discounts on AGO convention fees and educational resources

  • Discounts on Certification exam fees

  • Chapter events such as recitals, workshops, meetings, and seminars

  • Voting privileges in officer elections

Chapter Member Dues

Note: Figures in parentheses represents the portion of dues received by the national office (first) and the chapter (second).

Regular: $100  (61/39)
Special (age 65 or over,under 21, or disabled): $75 (43.50/31.50)
Partner (2nd member at same address, no TAO): $75 (36/39)
Full-time Student (with student id): $40 (27/13)
Dual Chapter (paid to second chapter)*: $39 (0/39)
Student Dual (paid to second chapter)*: $13 (0/13)

Chapter Friend (non-voting, non-organists): $39 (0/39)
Lifetime member: $3,000


*To be a Dual or Student Dual member at a second chapter, you must be a Regular, Special, Partner, or Student member of a Primary chapter.

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