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The ATOS Techincal experience is a one-week seminar that provides hands-on training for anyone interested in the technical aspects of the theatre organ. The experience covers a variety of subjects ranging from moving about an organ chamber, care of pipes, tuning, blower control, winding fundamentals, chest restoration and much more.
Join us this summer for the 4th Annual ATOS Technical Experience
2013 ATOS Technical Experience
Hosted By: Carlton Smith Pipe Organ Restorations
Dates: August 12-15, 2013
Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Clark Wilson
- Carlton Smith
- Justin Nimmo
ATOS is pleased to offer the 4th Annual Technical Experience for participants 18 years of age and older. This year the Technical Experience will be presented a bit differently. There will be 2 main seminars presented over the first three days. The first seminar focuses on the complete rebuilding of “theatre organ” regulators of which there will be “hands on” experience for all participants. The Second seminar will be on the basics of releathering techniques for Robert Morton, Barton, Wurlitzer and Kimball manual chests. The last day will consist of a field trip to the Hilbert Circle Theatre 3/24 Wurlitzer, Warren Performing Arts Center 3/18 Barton and the Paramount Theatre 3/12 Page.
Carlton Smith, Clark Wilson and Justin Nimmo will be the primary instructors this year, with additional teaching assistance from a special guest.
The official hotel is the Comfort Inn East. A special rate of $71.00+tax for king or double and includes continental breakfast. When making your reservation mention “ATOS” for the group rate by August 3rd.
Tuition for the experience is $385.00 per person.
Space is limited to 15 persons
The Comfort Inn East is located at 2229 Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN (317) 359-9999.
You may download a registration form here.
For more information contact Carlton Smith – (317) 697-0318 – c [dot] smith [at] atos [dot] org, or Bob Evans – b [dot] evans [at] atos [dot] org
Deadline for registration is July 12th 2013
- Application forms are available on the Applications page when available.
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