Welcome to Secrets of Organ Playing Podcast #49!
Today's guest is Dr. Don Cook who is an Associate Professor of Organ at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah where he has been teaching since 1991. In that capacity he has blended multimedia with traditional one-on-one instruction in teaching beginning organ instruction to well over 5000 pianists.
Prior to that time he held full-time organist positions at First UMC,
Lubbock, Texas, and at Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from BYU, the DMA from the University of Kansas, and holds the AAGO certification. In his capacity as AGO National Councillor for Education, Dr. Cook is placing particular emphasis on harnessing the power of current technology in the educational work of the Guild.
In this conversation, Dr. Cook talks about the AGO New Organist Web Page with free video tutorials which will be of great help to organists everywhere.
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The AGO New Organist
Don Cook at Brigham Young University
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