Spreckels Organ Society

Photos from Monday June 22 concert

Jared Jacobsen and Robert Plimpton were the featured organists at the opening concert of the Centennial International Summer Organ Festival. Click here for the photos by Mike Cox.

This Sunday at 2 p.m. – Dr. Carol Williams

America – Arranged by Carol Williams
Festiva!, Suite For Organ – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Prelude in B minor, BWV 544 – J. S Bach (1685-1750)
B. A. C. H.  —  C. P. E. Bach (1714-88)
Fantasia – J. C. Kittel (1732-1809)
Song For My Father – Horace Silver (Contemporary)
California Here I Come – Jolson; De Sylva; Meyer
Tiger Lilly Waltz, Op. 11 – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Andromeda, Op. 19 – Carol Williams
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams


Centennial International Summer Organ Festival starts Monday June 22

Get ready for great music! Eleven concerts in the 2015 Summer Organ Festival celebrate 100 years of great music from the Spreckels Organ. Monday night at 7:30 p.m. Jared Jacobsen and Robert Plimpton are both at the keyboard for a concert devoted to the music written for civic organs everywhere, including our own with a premiere of the “Balboa Bolero.” Click here to download the summer program book with all music selections listed. Quick list of all the Monday night artists can be found here.

SOF2015 Cover BO (new)

Sunday’s 2 p.m. Concert celebrates Flag Day

Flag-WorldMemorial-2015Marathon-LangCivic Organist Dr. Carol Williams will play:

America – Arranged by Carol Williams
Expo Official March – Fred Stansfield
Spreckels Centennial Fanfare, Op. 14 – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Celebrate the Flag! – Arranged by Carol Williams
Sousa on Parade – Arranged by Carol Williams
God Bless America – Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
Gershwin Years – Arranged by Carol Williams
Carillon de Westminster – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams
Many thanks to Kathleen Winchester,
Regent, San Diego Chapter, DAR
For arranging the extra flag for today
Remember to catch Dr. Carol at 5 p.m. tonight, playing at the San Diego County Fair.

Photos online of May 31 Young Organists Concert


Congratulations to young organists Miranda Kaack, Reiley Fleischbein, John Yokoyama, Suzy Webster, Lauren A., Margaret Campbell, Alex Kramer, and Vincent Pham for presenting an excellent concert on May 31. They were the outstanding players in the annual Spreckels Organ Society / American Guild of Organists competition. Robert Lang’s photos of the concert are at this link.