The Barbara Owen Fund for Education
Sponsored by the Organ Historical Society
Funds from this account will be used to provide free membership for anyone in high school or in a bachelor’s or master’s program studying the pipe organ. Doctoral students are not eligible. Digital memberships will be free for the duration of their studies with proper verification. Contributions to this fund help ensure a healthy, growing membership in the OHS.
About Barbara Owen
Barbara Owen holds degrees in organ and musicology from Westminster Choir College and Boston University, and has also studied at the North German Organ Academy and Academy of Italian Organ Music. Barbara is the author of many periodical and anthology articles, entries in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Harvard Dictionary of Music, and several books, including The Organ in New England, E. Power Biggs: Concert Organist, The Registration of Baroque Organ Music, The Great Organ at Methuen, The Organ Music of Johannes Brahms and Pioneers in American Organ Music 1860 – 1920. She has served four decades as organist and choir director of the First Religious Society (UU) in Newburyport, Mass., and was also Director of the AGO Organ Library in Boston University for several years. A Past President and Councillor of the Organ Historical Society, she has also served the American Guild of Organists as Regional Councillor and chapter Dean, and was a Trustee of Methuen Memorial Music Hall.
The OHS Mission Statement
The Organ Historical Society celebrates, preserves, and studies the pipe organ in America in all its historic styles, through research, education, advocacy, and music.
The Organ Historical Society
330 North Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085 – 1737
(484) 488-PIPE (7473)