Spreckels Organ Society

Photos of the June 30 Concert

Monte Maxwell of the US Naval Academy Chapel and the Navy Band Southwest were introduced by the Navy Mayor and a Color Guard. Clink on the link to see Robert Lang’s photos of the occasion.


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Sunday, July 6 at 2 p.m. it’s Robert Plimpton

Civic Organist Emeritus Robert Plimpton offers the Sunday concert this week beginning at 2 p.m:

America the Beautiful                                                                         arr. John S. Dixon

Composed for the 2010 National American Guild of Organists Convention

The Liberty Bell March                                                                       John Philip Sousa

Concert Variations on “The Star Spangled Banner                            Dudley Buck

Fantasy on “The National Hymn”                                                      Diane Bish

Variations on “America”                                                                     Charles Ives

The Stars and Stripes Forever                                                             John Philip Sousa

Patriotic Medley                                                                                 arr. R. Plimpton

The National Anthem

Robert Plimpton is a native of Pennsylvania and is currently the

Summer Sunday at the Organ Pavilion

Enjoying the blooms of one of 17 new Crape Myrtle trees, planted in the Pavilion on a recent Arbor Day courtesy of the Friends of Balboa Park.


Photos from June 23 Opener featuring Anthony Newman

Thanks to David Lundin for his volunteer photographic work!

Program for Sunday, June 29

Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist
Monte Maxwell, Guest Organist
America — Arranged by Carol Williams
Dialogue, Troisieme Livre – Louis Marchand (1669-1732)
Cantabile Symphonique – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Carillon de Westminster – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Guest Organist Monte Maxwell will play a musical selection
Venus Toccata – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Gershwin Remembered – Arranged by Carol Williams
Praise the Lord – Iver Kleive (Contemporary)
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams