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AGO/​Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists

Los Angeles Chapter, American Guild of Organists

AGO/​Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists
Saturday, April 1, 2017 James Walker
photo of James Walker, Competition Winner Samuel Buse, Cherry RhodesPictured left-right: James Walker, Competition Winner Samuel Buse, Cherry Rhodes
Date & Time Saturday, April 01, 2017
at 12:30 PM
Location First United Methodist Church, Glendale
Broadway & Kenwood
Glendale, California 91206
OrganSchantz Organ
Event typecompetition

Chapter Level of the Regional Competition

Judges: Tom Mueller, Cherry Rhodes, James Walker

Five competitors: Sarah Yun, Jennifer Shin, Mitchell Won, Sam Buse, Melody Jan

Winner: Samuel Buse

2nd place: Mitchell Won

Held in odd-​numbered years, this competition is sponsored and administered by the seven regions of the American Guild of Organists. 29 chapters will host chapter competitions between February 15 and April 15, 2017. Competitors must be under 24 years of age as of August 1 of the year the competition is held. 

The first-​prize winner of this round will compete in the next round at the regional level. The winner of the regional level competition will be featured as a Rising Star at the 2018 American Guild of Organists National Convention in Kansas City.

The AGO/​Quimby Regional Competitions for Young Organists are made possible by a generous grant from Michael Quimby, President, Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. 

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