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Dean's Message

Hello, and Happy New Year!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday season with family, friends, and of course, music! I personally had a great Christmas present with the completion of the additions and renovations to our organ at Southern Hills UMC for the first Sunday of Advent, which has been gone since April of 2018.

2020 is going to be an exciting year in the Lexington AGO as we celebrate our 75th anniversary. Our Executive Committee is already busy planning some great events for this milestone during our 2020-21 program year, so I hope you'll be a part of it.

Our first program this year is a potluck meal at First Presbyterian Church on January 31 at 6:30pm, followed by a presentation on music library software by Tina Wagoner. The chapter will provide fried chicken, so bring your favorite side dish and we'll enjoy a relaxing and casual evening together. Please RSVP to me at (or call or text) no later than January 24 so I can make sure we have enough chicken. I hope to see you there!


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Be sure to check us out on the AGO Lexington KY Facebook page.

Monthly Sponsors

LexAGO is including monthlong sponsorships on our website and newsletter. Please see the full page ads in our newsletters and our Sponsors page. Contact Dr. Larry Sharp for details and rates on how to become a monthlong or yearly sponsor.

Sponsors for 2019-20

Thanks very much to the following for sponsoring our newsletter and website!! And thanks to Larry Sharp for making all of the arrangements. Check out their ads on our Sponsors page.

  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • B. Rule
  • D.C. Schroth Organ Builders
  • Milnar Organ Company
  • The Piano Shop
  • Rodgers Classic Organs - Tom Magee

Be a Member! Join the AGO Lexington Chapter

Joining the AGO is easy and can be done online via the AGO National website. You can join as a chapter member, join as an independent member, or subscribe to the TAO magazine. Those who prefer not to join online can contact our chapter dean, Dr. James Humlong, or our treasurer/registrar, Dr. Anna Pan

Mission, Vision, and Values Statement

The AGO Mission statement has been modified as of May, 2016. The entire statement can be seen on the AGO National Mission, Vision, and Values Statement page.

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.

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Lexington, KY chapter