Finding an Organ Teacher

Following is a list of reputable organ instructors who have expressed interest in being available to students for the Brigham Young University organ instruction functions listed below:

(Organ instructors interested in being included on this list--please click here)






UT Provo Carol Dean 801-375-4873
UT Provo Ruth Eldredge 801-210-0514
UT Provo Don Cook 801-422-3260
UT Springville Alena Hall cell 801-870-0881
    Ben Crandall
UT Springville Lella Pomeroy 801-372-5100
UT Mapleton Lori Serr 801-489-8222
UT Heber Nadine Turner 435-654-4196
UT Orem Larry Blackburn 801-404-0909
UT Orem Emily Spencer 801-369-2363
UT Alpine Debbie Allen 801-763-7804; 801-616-8289
UT American Fork Parley Belnap 801-756-3490
UT SLC Bonnie Goodliffe 801-240-6912
UT SLC Kenneth Udy
UT SLC Teresa Clawson
  SLC area teachers



Linda Margetts


UT Bountiful Franklin Eddings
UT Bountiful Kimberly Moody 801-292-1549
UT Bountiful Julie Farmer-Haltom 801-292-8415
UT Bountiful Heidi Alley 801-292-4901
UT Brigham City Annette Olsen 435-723-1415 n/a 
UT Tooele Lisa Glade 435-882-7487
UT Orangeville Jennifer Fauver
UT Saratoga Springs ShareeThompson
UT Saratoga Springs Matt Thompson    
UT St. George Geoff Myers 435-634-0865
CA Los Gatos Gloria Bell 408-356-8552

CA Sunnyvale Diane Keller 408-773-8771

CA Orinda Liz Forsyth

CT Stamford Stephen Rapp 203-323-4818

GA Atlanta James Carter 678-377-2877

ID Rexburg Nina Wilkins 208-356-6776  
ID Boise David Young

Haruhito Miyagi
KS Lawrence, Topeka Dan Berghout
KS Lawrence Elizabeth Berghout
Ks Manhattan David Pickering

MD North East Michelle Angerbauer 410-287-0687
MN Woodbury Carolyn Selden 651-739-0370
MT Butte Laurie Battle 406-782-4811
NC Goldsboro Mark Gourley
NV Las Vegas Ethelyn Peterson 702-293-5015
NV Las Vegas Jane Dye 702-876-7500
NY New York Stephen Best 315-732-5111
    Cindy Wells 517-694-7823
OH Akron Rex Roseman 330-867-5661
OK Stillwater Dr. Gerald Frank 405-744-8985
OR Beaverton Corina Hughes
OR Beaverton Ramona Jones
OR Beaverton Joyce Sommers
OR Beaverton Julie Higgins
OR Beaverton Jim Day
OR Hillsboro Rodgers Instrument Corp.


OR Lincoln City Jeannine Jordan

cell 503-481-2726
OR Portland Debbie Bush

cell 503-464-6071


Chris Fresolone

425-644-0988 ext. 106
WA Everett Kim Croft 425-267-3388
206-624-8105 ext. 296
WA Everett Holly Brinkle 425-530-8622
WA Marysville David Toy 425-220-5884
The American Guild of Organists (regional listings) 212-870-2163

In addition, they are willing to help students through OrganTutor Organ 101 lessons on an as-needed basis. That is, they are willing to teach and reinforce the following aspects of organ playing that are fundamental to the OrganTutor approach: 

These organ instructors use a wide variety of teaching approaches, all of which eventually extend beyond the foundations established in Organ 101. However, they are willing to help students establish those foundations.

Contact the instructors directly to learn of their availability. Fees for lessons and played assignments should be paid directly to the instructors at their standard rate. They may also be able to provide a referral to other instructors in the region.

Dr. Don Cook

Associate professor of music (organ)


BYU Organ Study website

BYU Independent Study organ courses

OrganTutor website