Spreckels Organ Society

Looking Ahead – Sunday Oganists

Sundays in February –
Feb 12 – Alison Luedecke, hopefully sans scuba gear (see photos of January 22)
Feb 19 – Jared Jacobsen, former San Diego Civic Organist
Feb 26 – Martin Green, organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in San Diego

Sundays in March –
March 5 – Robert Plimpton, San Diego Civic Organist Emeritus
March 12 – Jared Jacobsen
March 19 – Russ Peck, House Organist: Symphony Hall and Balboa Theatre
March 26 – Jared Jacobsen

January 15 photos – Carol Williams

It was a pleasure to welcome Carol Williams back to the Pavilion for a Sunday Concert.

Bob Lang’s photos captured the day’s fun – click here to see them.

http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2017/170115carol/

Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. – Bark in Balboa Park 11

This week’s free organ concert includes “Bark in Balboa Park 11” — where we welcome the San Diego Humane Society’ animal and human volunteers and enjoy a dog parade across the stage. Organist Russ Peck.offers the following selections:
–“America”
–“Rosalie” by Cole Porter (1891-1964)
–Disney Doggie Medley, to be announced
–“The Swan” from “Carnival of the Animals” – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
–“Estudiantina” – Emile Wauldteufel (1837-1915)
–Pooches on Parade, featuring “The Whistler and His Dog” – Arthur Pryor (1869-1942)
–“All Things Bright and Beautiful”, traditional, words by Alexander
–“The Washington Post March” – John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)
–50’s Hound Hits, to be announced
–We Love Trees!  Medley to be announced
–The National Anthem

Donations accepted at Sunday’s concert will benefit the San Diego Humane Society!

Sunday Jan. 29 concert program

Robert Plimpton, Civic Organist Emeritus

 America the Beautiful   –   arr. R. Plimpton

Trumpet Tune in D Major   –    David N. Johnson (1922-1987)

 Grand Processional March   –    Humphrey John Stewart (1856-1932) (He was San Diego’s first “City Organist”)

Andantino in D-Flat   –   Edwin H. Lemare (1865-1934)

Two Character Pieces:

Donkey Dance –   Robert Elmore (1913-1985)

The Squirrel   –    Powell Weaver (1890-1951)

Prelude and Fugue in a minor    –      Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Suite from “The Sound of Music”  –   Richard Rodgers ((1902–1979)

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hand   –    Spiritual, arr. Joe Utterback (b. 1944)

Finale (Symphony 1)   –     Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

The National Anthem

 

Who’s On First …

What’s on Second, I Don’t Know’s on Third…For you followers of our week-to-week schedule of substitute organists, here’s who we have lined up for the next few Sundays:

Feb. 5 – Russ Peck will play for the annual “Bark in Balboa Park” concert.

Feb 12 – Alison Luedecke, hopefully sans scuba gear (see photos of January 22)

Feb 19 – Jared Jacobsen, former San Diego Civic Organist

Feb 26 – Martin Green, organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in San Diego