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    • Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 700 Snelling Ave S, St. Paul, MN 55116
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    American Guild of Organists — Twin Cities Chapter


    1st PRIZE:  $2,500 - sponsored by the Schubert Club
    2nd PRIZE: $1000 - sponsored by Phil Asgian, TCAGO member

    Date and Place of Competition
    Saturday, April 13, 2024                                                                                              
    Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
    700 Snelling Ave S, St. Paul, MN 55116        

    1959 Casavant/2022 Letourneau, 3 manuals, 60 ranks, electric key and stop action, 999 levels of memory

    The competition is open to organists under 24 years of age as of August 1, 2024.
    Competitors must reside (either home or school) in the North Central Region: Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. Previous First Prize winners of this competition are not eligible to compete in this competition.

    A completed official online registration form (click here), registration fee of $25 made payable to TCAGO, biography, and an official proof of age must be submitted via a secure link no later than Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 10:00 p.m. 

    Application and rules are available for download at www.tcago.org | education/student competition page or directly here: 

    1. REQUIRED:  A prelude and fugue OR two contrasting movements of a Trio Sonata by J.S. Bach.  BWV 582 is acceptable; BWV 553-560 and 572 are not acceptable. 

    Select from two of the categories below:       

    2. A work composed between 1800 and 1900 (a single movement of a larger work is acceptable). 

    3. A work composed between 1900 and 2000 (a single movement of a larger work is acceptable.) 

    4.  A work composed between 2000 and 2024   

    Works chosen in categories 2, 3 and 4 must be contrasting in style, mood and technique. 

    The registration deadline is Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 10:00 PM CST.

    For more information contact: 

    Isaac Drewes
    TCAGO Competition Committee

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