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Sacred Music Institute of America, LLC, founded by Dr. Jason J. Keefer, Director and Assistant Professor of Sacred Music at the Pontifical College Josephinum, is a private and independent music institute based in Columbus, Ohio. The program targets part-time musicians with little formalized training. The program consists of sacred music courses and seminars, organ, voice, cantor, and conducting lessons and can lead to certification as a Music Director, Organist, Choir Director, or Cantor. We offer certification directly through the institute and can assist the student in preparation for national Certification examination through the American Guild of Organists. 
Since its inception in 2018, Sacred Music Institute of America has expanded to offer all programs (classes and lessons) online. 
Please see our attached flyer on two online courses beginning September 30, 2019. Click here for class information.
Visit us on our website
For more information, you may also call 614-395-7783


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AGO Columbus Chapter Members with private organ studios (updated 7/31/2016)

Chad Baker (614) 864-8505
Sally Casto (740) 369-2274
Janice G. Dunphy (614) 882-4741
Dr. Richard K. Fitzgerald (301) 801-5039 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
James D. Hildreth (614) 478-8793
Kevin Jones (614) 228-1741
Jason Keefer (724) 317-5618
Terry McCandless (614) 755-6609
Tyler Robertson (254) 715-6309
John F. Schuder (614) 254-3310