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Lella Pomeroy
Organ teacher; Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Music degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara; colleague of the American Guild of Organists; former dean of the Utah Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists; instructor at the annual BYU Workshop on Church Music; professional accompanist for choral groups, instrumentalists, and vocal students; organist at the Provo Temple.

Lella is a resident of Utah County and is accepting organ students from Orem to Spanish Fork, Utah.  For more information, please e-mail Lella:  lellasplace@gmail.com. 

Carol Dean

Master's degree from Brigham Young University in organ performance and pedagogy; taught several years in the BYU group organ program; studied organ with Douglas Bush, Richard Elliott, and Don Cook; teaches at BYU Organ Workshop; past dean of the Utah Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (Colleague); teaches group organ classes and private organ lessons.  Will travel to students' churches or homes to give lessons (from Draper to Santaquin).  Students from further away would need to come to Provo for lessons.

 

Has prepared a hymnal--Hymns from the LDS Hymnal Marked for the Organ--with fingering, pedaling, ties, common tones all marked to assist a pianist in understanding how to play the hymns more correctly on the organ.  To order a copy of this hymnal or arrange for organ lessons, email Carol at:  carolorg1111@gmail.com

Janice Clayton is responsible for education in the Salt Lake Chapter AGO Chapter and is a Colleague of the American Guild of Organists.  She has a BA degree from the University of Utah in Humanities and minored in choral music. She has studied organ with Bonnie Goodliffe for several years, as well as with Don Cook.  She teaches group and private organ lessons in the Draper/South Sandy Community and frequently accompanies local choirs and soloists, including Draper Arts Councils annual performance of Handel's Messiah. She can be contacted at her e-mail address:  jac@mac.com  

Ruth Eldredge has been an organist in the LDS, Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal churches for seventeen years. She is currently an LDS stake music coordinator and Organist at St Mary's Episcopal Church in Provo, Utah. She holds masters degrees in musicology and organ performance from Oxford and Brigham Young Universities and has a special affinity for English organ music, the works of the Bach family, and Portuguese and Spanish organ music. She has been sub-dean of the Utah Valley AGO and presented at the 2013 AGO Region IX Convention in Bakersfield, CA. She teaches in Utah and Salt Lake Counties.  She can be contacted on 801.210.0514 or ruth.eldredge@gmail.com.

Note:  If you are an organ teacher and would like to be listed here, please contact DeeAnn Stone:  dstone@uvago.org