Our Vision:

To engage, support, and uplift every organist.


The American Guild of Organists is the national professional association serving the organ and choral music fields. Founded in 1896 as both an educational and service organization, the AGO sets and maintains high musical standards and promotes understanding and appreciation of all aspects of organ and choral music. The Guild currently serves approximately 16,000 members in more than 300 local chapters throughout the United States and abroad. Membership is open to all and includes working professionals–organists, choral conductors, teachers, organ builders, technicians and suppliers to the field–as well as students, clergy amateur musicians, and dedicated supporters. The Southern Nevada Chapter has been serving organists in the Greater Las Vegas area since 1968.

MISSION: 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.

VISION: The vision of the American Guild of Organists is to engage, support, and uplift every organist.

BENEFIT: As a member of the American Guild of Organists you can:

  • connect with other organists

  • enhance your skills as an organist and choral conductor

  • celebrate the organ in historic and evolving context

  • discover news of the organ and choral world online and in The American Organist

  • enjoy camaraderie at events and conventions

  • find inspiration and challenge

  • receive encouragement from colleagues

  • experience great organs and organists

  • access career opportunities and job listings

  • earn professional credentials through AGO certification