Honoring a legacy in the world of organ music since 1971


Ruth and Clarence Mader will always be an inspiration to those privileged to have known them. 

The Fund is a response by students, colleagues, family and friends to widespread expressions of appreciation for the high ideals and artistic accomplishments of Ruth and Clarence Mader. 

You are invited to explore these pages to learn more about the Mader's legacy and continuing activities of the Fund.


2021 Composition Competition 

Contestants will submit a work for organ based upon the name



Prize: $10,000, publication, and premiere performance

Entry Period: Jan 1, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021

Clarence Mader at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles.  E.M. Skinner, opus 676