Spreckels Organ Society

Sunday March 18 – Organ with SD Children’s Choir

At 2 p.m. on Sunday March 18, San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez will be joined by the San Diego Children’s Choir in a concert featuring these musical selections:

Apprentice Choir (ages 9 to 11):

How I Love My America (partner song with America the Beautiful)

Seagull, Seagull

Both Choirs  Blue Skies

Spanish 17th century anonymous:  Batalla famosa (organ solo)

Preparatory Choir (ages 6 to 9):

Come Out to Play

American Game Song Medley (Shoo Fly, Old Brass Wagon, Skip to my Lou)

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)  –  Prelude and Fugue on B.A.C.H. (organ solo)

Both Choirs: Star Spangled Banner

Photos – March 11 concert

“The Simpsons? – where?” – Yes, the Simpsons theme was on Raúl’s March 11 program!

See this and other great photos by Bob Lang at this link:


Sunday, March 18 organ concert

At 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez will welcome the San Diego Children’s Choir as guest performers at the regular weekly organ concert. Musical selections to be announced shortly.

Easter Sunrise Service 2018

The Spreckels Organ Pavilion will be the site for an Easter Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. on April 1, 2018. The service will be conducted by St. Stephen’s Cathedral Church of God in Christ, with music by Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez and the St. Stephen’s Cathedral Choir. All donations will benefit the San Diego Rescue Mission. An organ concert will be held at 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday as well, featuring Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez.

Concert program for Sunday March 11, 2018

March 11, 2018 – Spreckels Organ Pavilion 2 p.m. – Free hour-long Organ Concert by San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez will feature the following selections: 


 Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Toccata in D BuxWV 155

 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude in G major BWV 541/1

 Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

Toccata Prima (from 2nd book of toccatas, 1627/37)

Bergamasca (from Fiori Musicalli, 1635)

 Movie time!!

Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller (1904-44)

The Simpsons

 Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Clair de lune (from Suite Bergamansque)

 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Allegro (from Sonata Op.65 N.4)

 Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Prelude and Fugue on B.A.C.H.

 National Anthem