Joint AGO NPM SPC button

We are pleased to work with the American Guild of Organists to offer dual certification in both Service Playing (SPC) and the Colleague Exam (CAGO). This page gives you all of the resources you need for the Service Playing Certification (SPC). 

Step one: Check out the resources (below) and visit the AGO website for more details. 

Step two: Contact the AGO Certification Administrator to request an application or call AGO Headquarters at 212-870-2311, ext. 4303.

NOTE: The specific playing requirements for NPM are included on the AGO Professional Certification Requirements document. They include specific repertoire for various sections as well as specific hymns that must be chosen. 


Service Playing Exam Resources

AGO Professional Certification Requirements (2020) 

SPC Exam Procedures (PDF) 

The AGO Store: Find study guides; service playing examples; hymn booklets and more (available now for purchase).