The Brooklyn AGO is pleased to announce the fifth annual George R. Mathison Memorial Scholarship Competition


The chapter has established its annual George R. Mathison Memorial Scholarship Competition in honor of our late member, friend and colleague, George R. Mathison.  The purpose of the competition is to encourage excellence in the performance of organ music and to inspire, educate and nurture future generations of organists.

The 2020 competition will take place on March 14nd, 2020 at Grace Church Brooklyn Heights, where our competitors will play the church's 69-rank 2001 Austin pipe organ.  The chapter is now accepting applications, with a cutoff date of February 14th, 2020.  The prize pool totals $2,000, with a first place prize of $1,000, a second place prize of $650, and a third place prize of $350.

For more information, including eligibility and repertoire requirements and the application form, please use these resources:

2020 Scholarship Competition General Info Sheet

2020 Scholarship Competition Eligibility and Repertoire Requirements

2020 Scholarship Competition Application Form