Who We Are

The Joy is in Joining

The American Guild of Organists (AGO) is a national professional association serving organ and choral fields. It provides educational, certification and professional assistance to its members, while promoting the use of the pipe organ in sacred and concert settings.

We would be pleased to welcome you as a guest to one of our events. Contact us at web@agostlouis.org for more information.


Dean – Mark Scholtz | dean@agostlouis.org
Sub-Dean – Burnell Hackman | subdean@agostlouis.org

Recent Past Deans:  Dr. William Wade | Dawn Riske

Secretary – Cathy Cassy | secretary@agostlouis.org
Treasurer-Registrar – Mike Kaberline
Auditor – Denis J. Doelling

Executive Committee’s

Class of 2017

Mary Beth Wittry
Phillip Brunswick
Jeff White, CAGO

Class of 2018

S. William Aitken
Stephen Jones
Nannette Tornblom

Class of 2019

Ted Cronbaugh
John Hawn
Mary Hitchcock-Reinhart


Founded in 1911, the St. Louis Chapter includes organists, choral conductors, singers, music educators, organ builders, curators, clergy, and enthusiasts and supporters of the organ.

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Wish to join our chapter ? |  Wish to renew your current membership ?


Committee Chairs  
Chapter Photographer René Zajner – rene.zajner@gmail.com
Directory Editors Fern and Al Black
Educational Resources Dr. Barbara Raedeke (materials loan) 636-861-7076
Historian Mary Hitchcock-Reinhart, CAGO
Hospitality Fern and Al Black
Media Relations Vacant
Membership/Registrar Brent Johnson
OPUS Newsletter Nancy Barbee opusSLAGO@gmail.com
Placement Denis J. Doelling 314-962-4058 dcdoel@charter.net
Professional Concerns Shawn Portell spp@wgpc.org
Programs Mark Scholtz
Social Media Coordinator René Zajner – rene.zajner@gmail.com
Webmaster  René Zajner – rene.zajner@gmail.com

To add a listing to open positions – placement@agostlouis.org
To add your events to the events calendar – events@agostlouis.org
Mailing Label Requests – brent@brentmjohnson.net | 314-496-1278

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