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Please note:  all public events cancelled until the Spring 2021, due to COVID-19 restrictions – but follow us here, online!  If you wish to see the video commissioned by the Chapter on the Schoenstein Opus 173 pipe organ, it is now on the Photo/Video Gallery page.

Welcome to New Mexico!

Chile wreath transparentThe Albuquerque Chapter of the American Guild of Organists welcomes you to New Mexico – The Land of Enchantment!  We live in a beautiful landscape of colorful evening skies, towering mountains and impressive mesas!

We are a multi-cultural state, the crossroads of three major cultures, and best known for our ancient Native American Pueblos and Petroglyphs, the Santa Fe Opera and markets, traditional Spanish Fiestas and southwest cuisine of Red and Hot Green Chile!

Poets and artists visit Taos for inspiration while film-makers discover the unique desert landscapes of Southern New Mexico.

Immanuel Lutheran Pipe Organ Balcony, Albuquerque
Immanuel Lutheran Pipe Organ Balcony, Albuquerque

Our music blends with this setting as we add the beauty of our organ pipes with the plaintive strings of the Spanish guitar or the quiet sound of the Native American flute, and the rhythmic chants of the Native American drums and singers.

Listen to recordings made by our own members

see the new webpage on this site:  Member Music

From composer/member Fred Frahm:  A new perspective for my Septem Verba (for organ and violin). In this sequence of images, the spectacular stations of the cross by Ruth Meredith, this music offers an underscore for contemplation.

Imagery by Ruth Meredith;Music by Frederick Frahm “Septem Verba” (2012)

If other Chapter members are making recordings for digital use, please let us know and give us permission to share them here.  Thanks. Editor

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