The American Guild of Organists (AGO) is the preeminent and only professional organization in the U.S. dedicated 100% to the education and needs of the organist.The AGO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised of 17,000 individual members associated with 300+ local geographic chapters. The purpose of the American Guild of Organists is to promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles, to encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music, and to provide a forum for mutual support, inspiration, education, and certification of Guild members. Each chapter carries out the mission of the Guild in its geographic-specific area by offering local programs to its members and the public. In addition, the Guild, through its local chapters, sponsors regional and national conventions, competitions and other events. Join Us! So whether you are full time or part time church musician, or fan, choir member, soloist, instrumentalist, come get "plugged in" to this professional and social network of peers. Learn how working together and sharing our resources we can create exciting events and link you to opportunities you might not even know exist.