Welcome to our website!

We serve the area more or less north and west
of Boston, MA.

Dean: Jay Lane - Sub-Dean: Maggie Marshall
(2022 - 2024)

Treasurer: Randy Steere (2021 - 2023) 

Secretary:  Cyndi Bliss (2021 - 2023)

Members at Large: Abby Schoppe (2024); 

Raymond Hawkins (2023); and Katie Shrieves (2025)

Newsletter Editor and PR: Raymond Hawkins 

 Scholarships: Denise Ann Shea 

Auditor: Shirley MacKenzie 

Placement: Cynthia Arsenault 

Librarian: Barbara Owen 

Organ Restoration/History: Bob Reich 

Chaplain: Dr. Richard Hughes 

Webmaster: David G. Baker

(Click on the underlined names above to email that person.)

About the American Guild of Organists

The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to foster a thriving community of musicians who share their knowledge
and inspire passion for the organ.
The vision of the American Guild of Organists is to engage, support, and uplift every organist. 
For more information, visit the National Office website.
For a list of the National Officers and Councillors, click here to go to that page on the National website.  For a copy of our current Swell to Great newsletter, click here.

Interested in knowing about organs in our area?   Here are links for pages in this site for organs in Lawrence and Lowell; click on the links above.   The Boston Chapter also has a page for Boston organs.


Fall Scholarship Fund Organ Concert

Friday, September 29, 7:30 PM  

James Kennerley

Join us this Friday evening as James Kennerley, Municipal Organist of Portland, Maine, plays his first concert on the Great Organ at Methuen! Highlights of the program include the Pièce Héroique of César Franck and Kennerly’s own transcription of Hans Zimmer's music from the movie, Interstellar!


Tickets available at the door (credit cards accepted) or online at




Toccata in F major, BWV 540  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)


     Suite for Organ No. 1                         Florence Price (1887-1953)

    i. Fantasy

         ii. Fuguhetta

         iii. Air

         iv. Toccato


  Pièce Héroique                                      César Franck (1822-1890)




  The Dancing Pipes (2014)                     Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)


     Interstellar Suite                                            Hans Zimmer (b. 1957)

         i. Day One                               trans. James Kennerley (b. 1984)

         ii. Cornfield Chase

         iii. No Time for Caution


     Variations on “America”                         Charles Ives (1874-1954)