American Guild of Organists - Duquesne University Chapter

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A typical event and consider attending another
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Pipe Organ Encounter
Sunday June 27th
Friday July 2nd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The American Guild of Organists Duquesne University Chapter is sponsoring a Pipe Organ Encounter during the summer of 2004. This week long event allows young people ages 13-18 to experience dedicated time with top organists on a variety of instruments throughout the Pittsburgh area. The program tuition includes room, board and local transport.

Please check our exciting program of public concerts and recitals the week of June 27th 2004 by clicking here.

Pictures of the ongoing event are being updated nightly....check them out here.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, click on one of the links below. Registration is limited, be sure to sign up early!

Program Overview - background and overview information

Program Schedule & Dates - schedule and important dates

Registration Form - form to print & mail for registration

Faculty for the Event - list of faculty who will be instructing

Contributors and sponsors - generous individuals and companies who are making this event possible

This event is made possible by the generous support of the National American Guild of Organists, student tuition, individual donors and corporate sponsors. If you have a strong commitment to education, music and the organ; consider making a tax deductable contribution to the future of organ performance. Click on Contribution Form for information on becoming a contributor.

The Staff, Students and Faculty of the POE are pleased to announce that the opening concert for the event will be performed by Peter R.Conte. Mr. Conte is highly and widely regarded for his skill as a performer, arranger of organ transcriptions, and for his unique and varied programs. He has been featured several times on National Public Radio and on ABC national television's "Good Morning America" and performs many times each week on the legendary Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia of which he is the fourth Grand Court Organist. He was a featured artist at the 2002 national convention of the American Guild of Organists. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert is Monday 28-Jun-2004 7:30PM, Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Place (Corner of Amberson & Westminster). Pittsburgh , PA 15232.

Please check our exciting program of public concerts and recitals week of June 27th 2004 by clicking here.

For more information, you may email, write or call:
  -Duquesne University POE 2004

Duquesne University
  -American Guild of Organists

  Jeffrey M. Alban
4405 Bayard Streer (R)
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Duquesne University
Mary Pappert School of Music
Attn: American Guild of Organists
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282


Did You Miss This POE?

In the event that you or someone you know may have an interest in attending a POE or POE+ (Pipe Organ Encounter for Adults) consult the AGO web site ( for new opportunities to meet the King of Instruments. If you don't see one scheduled, check for a local AGO chapter in your area and contact them for information. They will be more than happy to connect you with resources that will facilitate your enjoyment and appreciation of this wonderful instrument.


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American Guild of Organists - Duquesne University Chapter