About Membership – Why Join?
Our local chapter, the Greater Hartford AGO, consists of musicians and organ aficionados of every faith and skill level – from beginners struggling with their first part-time church job to established concert organists, from enthusiastic listeners who just love the sound of the instrument to experienced organ builders. Why should YOU join the AGO?
Here are a few of the many benefits of chapter membership
•Access to our educational programs and workshops – this is one of the best and easiest ways to hone your skills or learn something new
•Networking – share ideas or commiserate with like-minded colleagues, find a mentor, help a student or just get into the scene
•It’s fun! – good food and social events with people who “speak the same language”
•Free subscription to monthly (hard-copy) magazine The American Organist (TAO) – this is a wonderful collection of articles, news, commentary and pictures, with exclusive access to online resources for music scores, repertoire lists and more
•Access to our online Membership Directory, with detailed contact and profile information, including links to your own web site (Members may contact the Greater Hartford Chapter AGO to obtain a password.)
•Access to online Regional Music Calendar, with the option to customize for concert types you are interested in
•AGO group insurance
•Substitute resource list (vacation, weddings, funerals) – find a substitute or sign up to be on the substitute list
•You will know you are doing your part to support the mission of the AGO, which is to “enrich lives through organ and choral music”