Substitutes Available

Substitutes listed are members of the local organ guild. The people who hold AGO certificates have passed requirements of the National American Guild of Organists for various levels of service playing and choral conducting. However, the GKCAGO is not an endorsement agency for service provided by the persons listed here. To learn proficiency of substitutes, feel free to ask them for references. Feedback regarding the hiring of GKCAGO substitutes is welcome and encouraged. Please send feedback to John Schaefer at canonjohn40@gmail.com

These substitutes have passed various levels of AGO certification requirements:

Mary Bronaugh Davis, MA, CAGO
org
(816) 436-1419
(c) (816) 456-0343
Nancy Custead, CAGO, B.S. Music Ed
org, piano
(816) 590-9414
nancustead@gmail.com
Barbara Eichenberger, BM, CAGO
org, piano
(816) 803-2516
musicaltouch36@gmail.com
Stephen Kucera, CAGO, BM
org, piano, lit
(913) 568-3873
skkansas@gmail.com
Linda Mann, BME, SPC
organ, piano (Weddings/Funerals only)
(816) 353-4826
(c) (816) 289-9760
Marjorie O’Konski, MM, MME, SPC
org, piano
(785) 766-2545
mjokonski@hotmail.com
John Pitchford, MM, SPC,
org
(913) 663-3768
johnpitchford@kc.rr.com
John Schaefer, AAGO, ChM
org, dir, lit
(816) 520-2084
SPC = service playing certificate | CAGO = Colleague certification | AAGO = Associate certification | FAGO = Fellow certification org = organist | lit = liturgical worship | dir = choral director | piano = pianist

The following have various degrees in organ or church music at the college or postgraduate level:

Joyce Berg, MM
org
(816) 741-7388
joyberg74@gmail.com
Franklin Coleman, M.M.,FTCL
org, lit
(816) 442-8570
c (813) 494-5538
erzahlerii@gmail.com
John Deahl, MM
org, dir, lit, bass soloist
(785) 250-4141
johnldeahl@gmail.com
Stephanie Henry, DMA Choral Music,
org, piano, dir, lts
(816) 678-6372
shenry24@kc.rr.com
Sharon Hettinger, DMA
org, lit, dir, handbell
(785) 842-2053 slhett.sunflower.2016@gmail.com
Ronald Krebs, BM, MM,
org, lit
(785) 843-2622 rkrebs@reuterorgan.com
Sarah Lyons, DMA
org, piano, lit, dir
(309) 333-8745 Sarah.orr.lyons@gmail.com
MacKenzie Reed, MFA, BM
org, piano, lit
ivoryfistrule@gmail.com
Ann Marie Rigler, DMA
org, lit
(816) 808-8663
amrwjc@gmail.com
Nancy Stankiewicz, BA
org, lit
(913) 642-8642

The following also offer their services:

Boyd Ahrens
org, lit
(816) 453-8406
boydlee@aol.com
Betty Bauer
org, lit
(913) 814-9021
hababab@earthlink.net
Doris Daniels
org, lit 
(816) 431-3244
Phillip Grubbs
org
(816) 721-2325
pgrubbs@embassylandscape.com
Edward Poston — KU student
org
edward.rposton@gmail.com
Marilyn VanderLinden
org, lit
(816) 665-4441
Margaret Werth
org
(785) 478-0256
   
org = organist | lit = liturgical worship | dir = choral director | piano = pianist

The absolute deadline for submissions to the Bombarde editor is the 20th of each month. Please email your information to bombarde@kcago.com.