Spreckels Organ Society

Program for Sunday June 8

San Diego Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams will perform the following selections in an hour-long concert beginning at 2 p.m.

America — Arr. by Carol Williams
Dialogue – Jean-Adam Guilain (c1680-c1739)
Fantasia, BWV 572 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Cantabile Symphonique – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Venus Toccata, Op. 9 – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
The Dam Busters March – Eric Coates (1886-1957) Arr. Carol Williams
Wedding March, A Midsummer Night’ Dream – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)
Blue Moon – Rodgers & Hart
Te Deum – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
The National Anthem — Arr. Carol Williams

Sunday 2 pm Concert Program

This week, meet “The Young Organists” at the

American Guild of Organists / Spreckels Honors Concert


America — played by Suzy Webster

Welcome — Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty                                                Randolph Currie

Carillon on Westminster Abbey Chimes                                 Alfred V. Fedak

Trinity Schulz (Spreckels Award – Novice Devision)


Die Glocken                                                                               Lea Schmidt-Rogers

Toccata in D Minor, BWV 565                                                                     J.S. Bach

Peter Bullard


Sonata in Baroque Style                                                                 Gordon Young


Prelude and Fugue in F Major, BWV 556                                             J.S. Bach

Lauren A. (Spreckels Award – Intermediate Division)


Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565                                                                    J.S. Bach

Suite Gothique                                                                             Leon Boellmann


Vincent Pham


Toccata in C Major, BWV 564                                                                  J.S. Bach

Suzy Webster


Prelude in C Major, BWV 531                                                                 J.S. Bach

Rubrics                                                                                                    Dan Locklair

The People Respond – Amen!

Alex Kramer


Prelude in G Major, BWV 568                                                                J.S. Bach

Toccata on “Amazing Grace”                                       J. Christopher Pardini

Heidi Fleischbein


Sonata No. 2 in C Minor                                                      Felix Mendelssohn

Allegro maestoso e vivace

Concerto in A Minor, BWV 593 Allegro                                              J.S. Bach

Sam Buse (Spreckels Award – Advanced Division)

The National Anthem – played by Suzy Webster

These are the eight outstanding young musicians of the May 10 Scholarship Auditions held by the American Guild of Organists, San Diego Chapter in cooperation with the Spreckels Organ Society.

Concert Program for Sunday, May 25

Celebrating Memorial Day and noting the Release of

TourBus DVD 11 – “The 1610 Compenius Organ, Denmark”

Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist

America — Arranged by Carol Williams
Toccata, Symphonie V – Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Fanfare for the Common Man – Aaron Copland (1900-90)
Amazing Grace! How Sweet the Sound – Arranged by George Shearing
Lovely San Diego – Agnes E. Patterson
California Here I Come – Jolson; Bud de Sylva; Meyer
Major Something! – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
The Gershwin Years – Arranged by Carol Williams
Sousa on Parade – Arranged by Carol Williams
Sing-Along – Arranged by Carol Williams
Phantom of the Opera – Arranged by Carol Williams
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams

Facade Pipes Closeup 2014

Insiders’ Tour – photos

Brunch on May 10 started scrumptiously at the House of Hospitality Loggia Room and then we migrated to the stage of the Organ Pavilion for a mini concert and tour inside the Spreckels Organ. These photos by Bob Lang will make you feel you were there!


Concert Program for Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m.

3P8C7754Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist
America — Arranged by Carol Williams
Dialogue, Troisieme Livre – Louis Marchand (1669-1732)
Fantasia in C Minor, BWV 562 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Concerto No. 2, Adagio-Allegro – Matthew Camidge (1764-1844)
Sortie, Op. 122 – L. J. A. Lefebure-Wely (1817-70)
Te Deum – Jean Langlais (1907-91)
Festiva, Suite for Organ – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Blue Danube Waltz – Johann Strauss II (1825-99)
Thunder & Lightning Polka – Johann Strauss II
Swinging Bach – Heaps & Norlin
The National Anthem — Arranged by Carol Williams