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Welcome to the Southeast Region Blog!

Greetings to all members in the Southeast Region of the American Guild of Organists. I hope that this blog can be an easy way for us to keep in touch. Please contact me for news and events from your chapter that should be included. I'm happy to spread the word! Scroll to the bottom of the page for the regional events calendar.

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Monday, April 22, 2013

RCYO, Knoxville Chapter

The Knoxville Chapter hosted their chapter competition of the 2013 AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists (RCYO) on MArch 9, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The winner of the competition was Carolyn Craig. 

Carolyn Craig
Carolyn Craig, 16 years old, began her organ studies two years ago with John Brock, Professor Emeritus of organ at the University of Tennessee. She was the first place winner of the 2012 Greater Columbia AGO Young Organist competition. As a pianist, she performed in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as a 1st place winner in the American Protégé International Talent Competition. She represented Tennessee three times in the solo piano performance competition at the Southern Division of the Music Teachers’ National Association, where she received Honorable Mention and was named Alternate in successive years. She won the J. Mark Metcalfe Memorial Scholarship in the Steinway Society of Nashville’s International Piano Competition. Carolyn is a rising senior at West High School in Knoxville, TN, where she is pursuing an International Baccalaureate diploma. An AP Scholar and member of the National Honor Society, she was selected to participate in the Medical Explorations program at UT’s Graduate School of Medicine. She is a member of the Youth Choir at Church Street United Methodist Church, where she is also the Children’s Choir assistant under Dr. Edie Johnson.

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