Spreckels Organ Society

Father’s Day Concert June 15 at 2 p.m.

San Diego Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams will play the following selections this Sunday at 2 p.m.:

Songs of Praise – Herbert Chappell (b. 1934)
B. A. C. H. – C. P. E. Bach (1714-88)
Fantasia – J. C. Kittel (1732-1809)
Fugue, Sonata II – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)
Song For My Father – Horace Silver (Contemporary)
Tiger Lilly Waltz, Op. 11 – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Sousa on Parade – Arranged by Carol Williams
Misty – Errol Garner (1923-77)
Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54 – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams

Segway mounted tours are not uncommon in Balboa Park.

One Park – One Team

Congratulations to Spreckels Organ Society volunteer Matt Erickson, who was one of seven people recognized for their Team Spirit on behalf of Balboa Park at a lively barbeque hosted on June 5 by the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP). In the photo, Matt is joined by City Council President Todd Gloria and Deborah Klochko, Chair of BPCP and Executive Director of the Museum of Photographic Arts.


For more photos of the fun day that was open to all staff and volunteers at Park institutions, click here.

Young Organists’ Concert Photos

Congratulations to the Young Organists who played such an excellent concert on June 1.


In this photo, left to right: Leslie Wolf Robb, Sam Buse, Peter Bullard, Vincent Pham, Alex Kramer, Heidi Fleischbein, Trinity Schulz, Suzy Webster, Lea Schmidt-Rogers, Carol Williams.
More of Bob Lang’s photos at this link:



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.