Spreckels Organ Society

Photos: Movie Night 2014

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Donald MacKenzie entertained an audience of more than 3,000 for the annual Movie Night of the Summer International Organ Festival. You can see photos from Bob Lang and Mike Cox at this link: http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2014/140818coxmovienight/index.htm#39

Note that another movie night is coming up: Friday October 31 at 7:30 p.m. it’s a public screening of Phantom of the Opera (1925) with Russ Peck at the keyboard. That day is also the gala dinner in support of Spreckels Organ Society. You can reserve your dinner and movie online here.

Sunday at 2 p.m. – Concert with Organ and Big Band

Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams will play, followed by the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra in a preview of the finale concert of the Summer International Organ Festival that will take place Monday August 25. For this afternoon concert, selections will include:
America – Arranged by Carol Williams
Lo Ballo dell’ Intorcia – Antonio Valente (ca 1520-81)
Afro-Cuban, Three Jazz Preludes – Johannes Matthias Michel (Contemporary)
A Few Galops – Arranged by Carol Williams
Thunder & Lightening Polka – Johann Strauss II (1825-99)

Music from the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra and the Spreckels Organ – titles will be announced from the stage

The National Anthem — Arr. Carol Williams

Photos to view from Kimberly Marshall’s concert

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Volunteer photographer Mike Cox did a wonderful job capturing images from the concert given by Kimberly Marshall on the evening of August 11. Click the link for more: http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2014/140811coxmarshall/index.htm#10


Movie Night – KPBS TV advance story

It’s always a thrill to get covered by KPBS, and this story about tonight’s Movie Night is building our excitement!
At the Sunday concert yesterday (August 17), Donald MacKenzie wowed the audience with his lively sense of tempo and good humor.

Concert Program for Sunday August 17 at 2 p.m.


Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams will play the following program:

America – Arranged by Carol Williams
Songs of Praise – Herbert Chappell (b. 1934)
B. A. C. H.   —  C. P. E. Bach (1714-88)
The Blue Danube – Johann Strauss 11 (1825-99)
Tiger Lilly Waltz, Op. 11 – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Sousa on Parade – Arranged by Carol Williams
The Willow Waltz – Cyril Walters (1907-84)
Swinging Bach – Heaps & Norlin
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams

The concert will also include a selection by guest organist Donald MacKenzie, who will be featured on Monday August 18 for Movie Night.