Fort Worth AGO Chapter
(As of January 13th, 2018)

EMPLOYERS: To get help in finding a substitute, contact Dale Bench, CAGO, Communications Chairman, at:  He can send a solicitation to the entire roster and speed up the process of acquiring a substitute.  Dr. Linton Powell is chairman of the Chapter’s Placement and Substitutes Committee; if you have a question about the roster, you may contact him at

The Placement and Substitutes Committee maintains this roster of qualified substitutes. The roster is published in the monthly Chapter newsletter, Mixtures, and is posted on the Chapter website,

Substitutes on this roster have met the following requirements: must be a member in good standing of the Fort Worth Chapter and either have a degree relating to organ and/or piano and/or conducting, a Guild certification (SPC, CAGO, CHM, AAGO, or FAGO), or passed an audition before the Placement & Substitutes Committee.

LEGEND:  Each name on the alphabetized list is followed by qualifications shown in parentheses (type of organ related degree, American Guild of Organists certification, or audition), and type of substitute position desired:  organist, choir director, and keyboard (acoustic piano, electronic keyboard, harpsichord and organ manuals only).  Those with an American Guild of Organists certification (SPC, CAGO, CHM, AAGO, FAGO following their name indicates the person has passed a rigorous performance examination juried by a panel of expert organists). Telephone codes: (C) cell, (H) home, (W) work. Email address (blank if none). The roster is in two parts:  

   PART 1:   Substitutes available Sundays and other days of the week
   PART 2:   Substitutes not available Sunday mornings

PART 1.  AVAILABLE SUNDAYS AND OTHER DAYS OF WEEK (alphabetized by last name) 

Sandra Davis (BM) – organist and/or choir director
(H) 972-641-8443, (C) 817-891-3559

Charlene Dorsey (SPC, CAGO) – organist and/or choir director  
(H) 817-277-2859

Susan Fuchs (BM, CAGO) – organist and choir director
(C) 817-909-9570

Claudia Fuenmayor (BM, MM) – piano only
(C) 817-323-6375

Beverly Howard (BM, MM, DMA) – organist
(H) 817-494-8375, (C) 951-206-7139

Devon Howard (DMA) - organist, choir director, and/or keyboardist
(C) 602-476-9667

Fran Kerlin (BM, MM) – organist and/or choir director
(H) 817-737-0730, (C) 817-228-1133

Josh Lang (BM,MM audition 3 Sep 2011) – organist and/or choir director
(C) 817-296-3726

Eugene Oehler (BA, SPC, CAGO) – organist/choir director
(C) 817-366-2590

Arlene Small (BM, MM) – organist and/or choir director
(H) 817-548-8458

Julane Swank (BM, MM) – organist and/or choir director
(H) 817-416-4913 (C) 713-553-8392

PART 2.  NOT AVAILABLE SUNDAY MORNINGS (alphabetized by last name)  

Ed Ackermann (SPC, CAGO) – organist
(C) 817-584-5591

Dale Bench (BM, MM, SPC, CAGO) – organist and/or choir director
(C) 817-584-5592

Pamela Butler (BM, OD) – organist and/or choir director (available for funerals only)
(H) 817-924-2015

Alissa Davis (BM) – organist

Ryan Jawad (audition 30 May 2013) – organist
(C) 682-231-3966

Elizabeth Kutz (BA, MM, SPC, CAGO) – organist and/or choir director
(H)817-261-0994, (C) 817-832-4741

Doug Parsons (BM, MM) - organist and/or choir director
(H) 817-428-9929  

Rebecca Sawyer (BA,MM) - organist
(C) 432-528-5982

Aaron Walton (SPC) – organist
(C) 817-851-8286