Welcome to the Southeast Region Blog!

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.

Best wishes for a wonderful 2015-2016 season.


Friday, January 27, 2012

Early Registration for Nashville Approaches!

February 14, 2012, is the deadline for early registration to the 2012 AGO Nashville Convention. The week-long program is truly exceptional, and the whole conference is going to be magnificent.

Regular members along with their partners or spouses who register early will save $60 compared to the regular registration fee.  Senior members (age 65 and over) will save $75 by registering early.

Visit the Convention’s home page:  http://www.ago2012.org/

I look forward to seeing you all there!

Friday, January 6, 2012

A notable retirement!

Organist Margaret McAlister retires after 65 years of service at First Presbyterian Church in Tampa, Florida. What an inspiration! Check out the great video and news story from Tampa Bay Online:  http://www2.tbo.com/news/faith/2012/jan/01/banewso1-totally-devoted-ar-342148/ 

Monty Bennett in Recital

Sunday, February 12, 2012 4:00 PM
R. Monty Bennett, organist
First Presbyterian Church, Salisbury, NC

Organist Monty Bennett presents a concert of music by African, African-American and Afro-British composers in honor of African-American History month. This exciting program will feature music by Fela Sowande, Calvin Taylor, Florence Beatrice Price, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.... W. C. Handy, Billy Strayhorn and others. Come hear arrangements of favorite spirituals, Victorian gems, and even jazz on the pipe organ! You won't want to miss this program as we celebrate the important mark that people of African hertiage have left on the pipe organ world.