PIPE ORGAN ENCOUNTERS
● 2021 Long Beach
Pipe Organ Encounters (POE) is a highly successful outreach program sponsored by the American Guild of Organists. The 2021 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
Location & INFO
Housing to be determined.
Activities will include daily organ lessons, workshops, recitals, and field trips (e.g. Long Beach's 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.
Start: Monday, July 12, 2021
Tentative Registration Times - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Finish: Saturday, July 17, 2021 -
Tentative Final Dismissal Time - 12:00 p.m.
Early Registration Deadline:
March 1, 2021
Final Registration Deadline:
May 1, 2021
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.