Southern Plains Chapter (OK) to host Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced and Pipe Organ Encounter-Technical

The Southern Plains Chapter in Oklahoma is hosting this year’s Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced and Pipe Organ Encounter-Technical.

Some interesting things you may not know about Oklahoma and this year’s POE events there:

– Faculty members for the POEA and POETech represent some the nation’s leading collegiate organ teachers.
– The University of Oklahoma is the largest college in the state with nearly 31,000 students.
– Through its American Organ Institute, OU is the only educational institution to offer degree emphases in organ technology, available at the baccalaureate and master’s level.
– Instruments at the University include the 1999 CB Fisk in Gothic Hall (with nearly 5 seconds of reverberation) and “Mini Mo,” a portion of the Philadelphia Municipal Moller Op. 5819 that was restored in the AOI shop by faculty, staff, and students.
– Oklahoma City is home to the award-winning bombing memorial and the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder.
– OU’s Fred Jones Museum of Art contains the largest collection of Impressionistic art of any public academic institution in the country.

For more information: Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced and Pipe Organ Encounter Technical events.

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