View virtual organ lessons with an experienced organist / teacher. Other opportunities might also be available to have an individual lesson for each participant.
Presenters And Performers
Click our “Presenters & Performers” page to see who is participating in the Virtual POE.
Courses will be presented at your own pace through a series of course videos on a plethora of organ / related topics all based on your experience at the pipe organ. The workshops are:
10 Steps to Practice Success
Accompanying Choral Music
Basic Organ Registration Premieres
Eight Preludes and Fugues by J.S. Bach
French Classic Music for the Organ
Hymn Playing 101
Making Practice Productive and Fun
Organ Historical Performance Practice
Playing on Organs with no Pistons
Repertoire by Female Composers
More information forthcoming including some additional workshops.
Experience an evening concert each night with other Virtual POEs participants all over the country (only the Virtual POE participants will be invited to the premiere of these concerts!)
Network with other middle and high school aged musicians interested in the pipe organ. Opportunities will also be available on Zoom chat rooms to talk with other participants.
Have a chance to win prizes by submitting your own creative organ-related videos on social media (more details to come!)
A daily schedule for all participants is now posted on our schedule page. Every participant that registers will have access to all virtual events.
Registration Is Now Closed For Virtual Pipe Organ Encounter (POE) 2021. In order to maintain the American Guild of Organists compliance with the "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998" (COPPA) and to protect the safety of all Virtual POE participants, all participants must have reached a minimum age of 13 on or before Sunday, June 27, 2021 to be eligible to participate in the Virtual POE.