Jacobs School students win first and second place in American Guild of Organists regional competition


Katie Minion and Nicholas Quardokus celebrate their wins with IU Organ Department Chair Janette Fishell

Congratulations to two Jacobs School of Music students, who have won first and second place in the American Guild of Organists/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists (RCYO).

Nicholas Quardokus won first place and Katie Minion won second place from a group of six finalists. They are both Jacobs Scholars at the Jacobs School of Music. Other contestants study at Oberlin Conservatory, Mercer University, University of Evansville and Interlochen Arts Academy. All won first place at chapter competitions in the AGO’s Region V.

Quardokus will play a recital for the regional convention, this Monday, July 1, at 2 pm at First Presbyterian Church, Kalamazoo and will also be a recitalist at next summer’s national AGO convention in Boston.

Click here for more on the AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists >


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