Spreckels Organ Society

Photos of August 14 concert

Thanks to Mike Cox and Bob Lang, the Rising Stars night offered plenty of memorable moments. See them all here:



In the photo above, our generous underwriters for the evening. From left to right: Scott Reaser, Lynn Reaser, Ken and Jackie Hanson, Seamus Gethicker, Greg Zelek, Beverly and Harold Martyn, Ron and Shirlee Koons and Society President Jack Lasher. Photo: Mike Cox, Spreckels Organ Society.

Monday Aug 21st is Movie Night

Please join us at the Pavilion for the season’s blockbuster hit, “Seven Chances,” starring Buster Keaton. “It’s one of his best movies,” says organist Steven Ball, who will play the soundtrack for this comedy classic. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., and the hour-long movie will screen after an intermission.

Program for Sunday August 20

Musical selections for this free one-hour concert include:

My Country, ‘Tis of Thee

Hands Across the Sea                                                     John Phillips Sousa

Pièce Héroïque (from “Trois Pieces”)                              César Franck

Music for an Eclipse
-Eclipse (from Pink Floyd: “Dark Side of the Moon”)       Roger Waters
-The Eclipse Waltz (from “Flowers of the Ball Room”)    G. Kunz
-The Eclipse Galop                                                          Charles W. Nathan

Suite from “The Wizard of OZ”                                        Harold Arlen

Improvisation on a Theme Submitted by the Audience
The National Anthem

Program: Monday August 14

Rising Stars Greg Zelek and Seamus Gethicker play at 7:30 p.m. Monday August 14 (despite the misprint in the printed Season Program that says Aug 16). Here is their program:

Comes Autumn Time Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)

Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543 J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Liebestraum No. 3 (Dreams of Love) Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Arr. Potts

Carnival Overture Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) Arr. Lemare/Zelek
Gregory Zelek

Hooray for Hollywood Richard Whiting

Fly Me to the Moon Bart Howard

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Manning Sherwin

Lullaby of Birdland George Shearing

Seamus Gethicker


That’s Entertainment Arthur Schwartz

I Dreamed a Dream Claude- Michel Schönberg

Bohemian Rhapsody Freddie Mercury

I’m Beginning to See the Light Duke Ellington

Seamus Gethicker

Fantasia for Organ John Weaver (b. 1937)

Clair de Lune Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Arr. Greg Zelek

Danza Lucumí, Malagueña Ernesto Lecuona (1895-1963) Arr. Greg Zelek

Gregory Zelek

This Rising Stars concert sponsored by: Ronald and Shirlee Koons; Harold & Beverly Martyn Kenneth and Jacquelyn Hanson; Scott Reaser and Lynn Reaser

Photos – Full Moon Aug 7

Bob Lang and Mike Cox did a great job with photography, capturing not only the Full Mon but also Christian Lane’s fine appearance onstage. Click here: