Spreckels Organ Society

Program for Sunday April 9

At Sunday’s 2 p.m. concert, organist Wayne Seppala offers the following musical selections:

Great Day      Vincent Youmans
April Medley
April in Paris      Vernon Duke (1903-1969)
April Showers    Louis Silvers (1889-1954)
I’ll Remember April    Gene De Paul (1919-1988)
The Holy City-    Adams / Weatherly
Phantom Regiment    – Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)
I Love to Hear you Singing – Charles Templeton (1893-1965)
The Man I Love – George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Granada    – Augustin Lara (1897-1970)

Of Thee I Sing    – George Gershwin
Easter Parade    – Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
Here Comes Peter Cottontail    – Nelson / Rollins
Lent Suite    -Wayne Seppala
Atlanta, GA    arr. Lynn Larsen
Selections from “Man of La Mancha” – Mitch Leigh (1928-2014)

The National Anthem

San Diego Sings! – Photos

Mike Cox has posted photos of San Diego Sings – 2017 at this link:


Concert Program for Sunday April 2

Alison Luedecke

This week’s concert features Alison Luedecke.and a program celebrating the season:


The Hallelujah Chorus     G. F. Handel (1685-1759)

— Celebrating Spring —

The Four Seasons: Spring    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1841)
Carol-Prelude on “Now the Spring Has Come Again”        Robert Elmore (1913-1985)

California Wine Suite:    Hans Uwe Hielscher (b. 1945)
Petite Syrah: Scherzetto
Late Harvest: Reverie
California Champagne: Toccata

Festive Trumpet Tune    David German (b. 1954)

Offertoire sur les Grand Jeux         Francois Couperin (1668-1733)
Tierce en taille and Dialogue sur les Grand Jeux        Francois Couperin

— Songs of Spring —
Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles)    George Harrison (3)
Two versets on “Morning Has Broken”    Richard Proulx  (1937-2010)
Hymn to Joy                    Lani Smith  (b. 1934)

Star Spangled Banner                    arr. Dudley Buck

Organ concerts in April

Sundays in April:
April 2 — Jared Jacobsen, former San Diego Civic Organist            Alison
April 9 –Wayne Seppala, owner of San Diego’s Organ Stop emporium
April 16 (Easter Sunrise Service) – Dale Sorenson, Spreckels Organ Curator
April 16 (2 p.m. concert) — jared Jacobsen
April 23 – Russ Peck, House Organist: Symphony Hall and Balboa Theatre
April 30 – Alison Luedecke, organist at St. James by the Sea, La Jolla

Saturday March 25: San Diego Sings!

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the San Diego Choral Consortium presents 22 San Diego area choirs and choruses performing on the Spreckels Organ Pavilion stage – separately and together! This choral marathon runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is free to the public. Bring cash to support your favorite group and to participate in the day’s raffle, with prizes awarded throughout the event.

Details here: