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PIPE ORGAN ENCOUNTERS

2020 Long Beach

Pipe Organ Encounters (POE) is a highly successful outreach program sponsored by the American Guild of Organists.  The 2020 POE in Long Beach will offer teenagers an amazing opportunity to learn more about the pipe organ and its construction; to receive instruction from experienced, world-renowned faculty; to hear and play outstanding instruments located in Southern California; and to meet and interact with peers who share an interst in the "King of Instruments."

Additional information may be found on the American

Guild of Organists website here.

Applications may be found at here.

Scholarship information may be found here.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions

at poelb2020@gmail.com.

Location & INFO

Participants will be housed on the campus of California State University, Long Beach.

 

Activities will include daily organ lessons, workshops, recitals, and field trips (e.g., Aquarium of the Pacific).

Featured instruments include:

– Aeolian-Skinner, III manuals, 55 ranks,

Covenant Presbyterian Church

– Austin, III manuals, 32 ranks,

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

– Möller, V manuals, 70 ranks,

First Congregational Church

– Noehren, III manuals, 38 ranks,

St. Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church

– Wicks, III manuals, 39 ranks,

Bay Shore Community Congregational Church

– Zimmer, III manuals, 47 ranks,

First Lutheran Church

 

* Instruments are subject to change without notice.

Dates

Start: Sunday, June 28, 2020 -

Registration 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Finish: Friday, July 3, 2020 -

Final Dismissal 12:00 p.m.

Faculty

Faculty will include distinguished concert organists and church musicians, including:  Cherry Rhodes, David York, and Leslie Wolf Robb.

* Faculty is subject to change without notice.