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    • 13 Apr 2024
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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

    2024 COMPETITION IN ORGAN PERFORMANCE 

    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        

    Organ
    1959 Casavant/2022 Letourneau, 3 manuals, 60 ranks, electric key and stop action, 999 levels of memory
    http://www.pipeorganlist.org/OrganList/data_mn/MN-StPaulGloriaDeiLETOURNEAU.html      

    Eligibility
    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.

    Registration
    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: 

    Repertoire
    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
    idrewes@centralmpls.org

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