Spreckels Organ Society

Carol on KPBS-FM Thursday at noon

Tune in to KPBS -FM 89.5 tomorrow (Thursday July 23) at noon as San Diego Civic Organist Carol Williams takes to the airways as a featured guest of Midday Edition. Carol will join host Maureen Cavanaugh in an engaging discussion about a new CD featuring Caol’s original compositions, her role as Artistic Director of the Spreckels Organ Society’s Centennial International Summer Organ Festival and her adventures as the last true Civic Organist in the country.

Photos are up! July 13 concert by Aaron David Miller

Thanks to Mike Cox for his great photos, posted here:


Sunday July 19 at 2 p.m.-Concert

Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist will perform the concert, which will include a guest performance by Dan Minervini, who was just named the Young Organist of 2015 by the American Theatre Organ Society
America – Arranged by Carol Williams
Chaconne – Louis Couperin (Circa 1626-1661)
Magnificat, BWV 733 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Festival Toccata – Percy Fletcher (1879-1932)
Selection from Dan Minervini
Vienna March – Scotson Clark (1849-83)
Daisy Violin, Op. 6 – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Freedom, Op. 12 – Carol Williams
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams

Concert program for Sunday July 13 at 2 p.m.

San Diego Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams will play the following selections:

America – Arranged by Carol Williams
Major Something – 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)
Blue Danube Waltz – Johann Strauss II (1825-99)
Toccata – Iver Kleive (Contemporary)
California Here I Come – Jolson; De Sylva; Meyer
Andromeda, Op. 19 – Carol Williams
Trumpeting Organ Morgan – Karl Jenkins (Contemporary)
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams

Photos from June 29 Festival Concert

Pavilion-2015-06-29-SOF-CoxPhotos by Bob Lang, Mike Cox and Suzy Webster now online:


This concert was a special one for the American Guild of Organists in San Diego for their West Region Convention, the “Party in Paradise.”