October 23, 2017

Message from the Dean 

The Riverland Chapter serves members from western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The Riverland Chapter office is located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in the heart of “God’s country”. We encourage all organists and lovers of the organ in the area to attend our events and join our chapter. The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to foster a thriving a community of musicians who share their knowledge and inspire passion for the organ.


Local Events

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Lenten Organ Concert, 3:00 pm at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 612 Division Street, La Crosse, WI
This concert will feature favorite classic organ works performed by organists Patrick Burkhart, Trevor DuPey, Randy Lyden, Louise Temte and Dean Whiteway.

Sunday, March 11, 2018
Lenten Organ Concert, 3:00 pm at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 630 West Avenue S, La Crosse, WI
Solo organist, Tom Haag, will play classic organ works and some of his own compositions

Sunday, March 18, 2018
Lenten Organ Concert, 3:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 233 West Avenue S, La Crosse, WI
This unique concert features young organists, most of whom have attended Pipe Organ Encounters, and educational program for aspiring, young organists. Our Students are sponsored by Riverland Chapter, AGO, using funds generously donated Arthur Beutler in memory of his sister, Betty Mittelsteadt.




The Riverland Chapter newsletter is published three times per year.

Read the Riverland Chapter October 2017 Newsletter



The benefits of membership are many:

  • Sharing and networking with colleagues at the local level
  • Annual subscription of The American Organist
  • Access to national job postings
  • Eligibility for high-quality insurance plans for health, auto, home, and professional liability at competitive rates
  • Discounts on AGO convention fees and educational resources
  • Discounts on Certification exam fees
  • Access to Chapter events such as recitals, workshops, meetings, and seminars (chapter members only)
  • Voting privileges in officer elections




Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild’s National Website.





Contact Us

Please contact Louise at 608-385-4803



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