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.


POE Highlights:

  • 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.

Featured Instruments:


Faculty will include distinguished organ builders, technical specialists, acousticians, organists, and church musicians.

Application Instructions:

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