FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Gerald Aultman, professor of music theory at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, earned the distinguished title of Fellow of the American Guild of Organists (FAGO) in June. This is the premier honor that can be earned by American Guild of Organists members.

To achieve this award, Aultman completed two days of extensive performances and written examinations. Demonstrating proficiency in sacred and secular compositions as well as extensive knowledge in the musical field led to this specialized accolade.

Aultman currently holds the Dick Baker Chair of Music Missions and Evangelism. Additionally, he is the acting chair of the music theory and composition department at Southwestern Seminary. Aultman also serves as the organist of the First Baptist Church of Dallas.