During this International Year of
the Organ, the Evansville AGO, in
conjunction with the University of
Evansville AGO Chapter, will host the only POE-Advanced
the nation in 2009! The dates will be June 21-June 26.
This POE includes the following special items:
- Students will be housed
campus, located in the city of Evansville,
- About 20 organs
will be available for
to use for practice including organs by Aeolian-Skinner, Casavant,
Fisk, Holtkamp, Jaeckel, Noack, Schlicker, Schreiner, Walcker, Wicks,
- The students will receive lessons every day.
- All-Star Faculty (See Faculty Page).
lectures, lecture-recitals, and recitals in the evening will be part of
- A field trip through the southern Indiana
countryside to the beautiful, historic St. Meinrad Archabbey (with its 70-rank organ), along with
- The Advanced POE has a more focused curriculum than
will have an organ builder in residence, Michael Rathke.
a small practice organ with all parts visible that will be available
- The students will build a pipe and will aid with
and voicing of this new instrument.
- Cost for the week, including all meals and housing
is $450. Limited scholarship assistance is available through the
American Guild of Organists. Contact the POEA Directer below for
For more information, contact Robert Nicholls, Director
our POE Advanced Director:
We are looking forward to welcoming you here to Evansville for the 2009
POE Advanced. We have a fantastic committee that is working
tirelessly to bring you an inspiring week of organ events and superb
teaching, all in a central location. We have assembled a
top-notch faculty, have an informative brochure available, great
instruments, and lots of genuine Hoosier Hospitality to offer.
or contact us and we will send you our brochure and
application form (applications are due by March 15, 2009). Please
feel free to contact
me or Helen Reed, our registrar (see links below), with any questions
you might have about the POEA. We are all looking forward to your
registration materials and presence here next June.
Robert Nicholls, MA (cantab), FAGO
Director, POE Advanced, Evansville 2009
Director of Music
First Presbyterian Church
609 SE Second St.
Evansville IN 47713-1107
Director - Robert Nicholls
Secretary - Carolyn Adams
Registrar - Helen Reed (email@example.com)
Treasurer - Rhoda Martin
Services Coordinator - Kevin Ellerbusch
Funding Coordinator - Doug Reed
Facilities Coordinator - Tom Drury
Web Master - Neal Biggers
UE Dean - Patrick Ritsch