POE Tech: July 21-27, 2019
POE Tech 2019: Register today!
The Chicago AGO Chapter and Berghaus Organ Company are teaming up to host a POE Tech. POE Tech is a chance for students aged 16-23 to learn the art and craft of organ building. Students will gain hands-on experience in the design, construction, and maintenance of the pipe organ.
Daily organ building classes at the Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders’ shop in Bellwood, IL.
Visit to J.L. Weiler organ restoration shop in the Loop
Downtown Chicago chamber music recital, pizza dinner, and organ crawl, exploring some of the city’s finest instruments
Accommodations & Travel:
Students will get a taste of campus life at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, IL. Both Concordia and Berghaus are conveniently located within a 30 minute drive from O’Hare and Midway airports and Chicago’s Union Station. All travel styles will be accommodated.
Faculty will include distinguished organ builders, technical specialists, acousticians, organists, and church musicians.
Apply online using this form. Registration closes on May 15, 2019. Space is limited - apply today to reserve your spot!
Registration fee: $500, payable by check. For scholarships and other information, please contact POE Director Stephen Buzard