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Student Emma Todd Attains the Service Playing Certificate of the American Guild of Organists

April 16, 2018

Emma Todd (music minor, organ, student of Dean Billmeyer) has successfully attained the Service Playing Certificate of the American Guild of Organists. The AGO, founded in 1896 as an educational organization in New York, awards professional certification to organists and choral directors through rigorous examinations. Service Playing certification is attained through a recorded exam that includes performance of literature, hymn playing, Psalm and anthem accompaniment, sight-reading, and transposition. Todd is a third-year music minor at the School of Music, and a major in special education in the College of Education and Human Development.