POE Advanced

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  • Is a 5-6 day event organized by a local AGO chapter under the sponsorship of the national organization. It provides a higher level of pipe organ instruction and intense course study.
  • Is for students entering grades 9 through 12, who have achieved a high level of success in organ study. They must submit an audition recording and other supporting materials in order to apply to the POEA.
  • Provides an opportunity for students to have individual instruction in pipe organ technique and performance with an artist faculty.
  • Provides intermediate to advanced classes in areas such as organ literature, history, pipe organ construction and design, music theory, improvisation, conducting, and service playing.
  • Most of all, provides a unique opportunity for participants to meet and interact with peers who have similar interests.
2017 Pipe Organ Encounters (Advanced)

poea2017_brochure-cvrJune 25-30, 2017 – (Final Application Deadline Extended to May 5 – 5 p.m.)
Birmingham Chapter
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Director: Faythe Freese
175 Moody Music Building, Box 870366, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-3329
Email
Birmingham POE Advanced website

pdf-large-typeBirmingham POEA Brochure

 

seattlepoea_brochure-cvrJuly 23-28, 2017 (CANCELLED)
Seattle Chapter
Seattle Pacific University (Seattle, WA)
Director: Wyatt Smith
8812 Stone Ave. N., Apt. 303
Seattle, WA 98103
605-430-3120
Email
Seattle POE Advanced website

pdf-large-typeSeattle POEA Brochure


To submit an application to attend a Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced, please click HERE.

To submit a Teacher Recommendation form, please click HERE.

Pipe Organ Encounter Scholarship Assistance

PLEASE NOTE: The 2017 Scholarship Application period is closed.
Please click HERE for information on POE Scholarships.

 

Pipe Organ Encounters is an educational outreach program of the American Guild of Organists. Major funding for Pipe Organ Encounters is provided by the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America. Additional support is provided by the American Institute of Organbuilders, the Jordan Organ Endowment, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Permanently endowed AGO scholarships are provided in memory of Charlene Brice Alexander, Robert S. Baker, Seth Bingham, Michael Cohen, Margaret R. Curtin, Clarence Dickinson, Virgil Fox, Philip Hahn, Charles N. Henderson, Alfred E. Lunsford, Ruth Milliken, Bruce Prince-Joseph, Douglas Rafter, Ned Siebert, Mary K. Smith, and Martin M. Wick; and in honor of Anthony Baglivi, Philip E. Baker, Gordon and Naomi Rowley, Fred Swann, Morgan and Mary Simmons, and the Leupold Foundation.