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.
Thanks to Bob Morey, who does arts coverage for FINE Magazine — he wrote an excellent piece about the Society’s programming last month and reported on the final stage of the Drive to 5000 Pipes. Read his article here.
Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist, will present the following selections:
America – Arranged by Carol Williams
Dialogue, Troisieme Livre – Louis Marchand (1669-1732)
Fantasia in G – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Greensleeves – Traditional
Expo Official March – Fred Stansfield
Holiday for Pedals – Gordon Young (1918-98)
Praise Thee Lord – Iver Kleive (Contemporary)
Te Deum – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams
San Diego County Fair features Dr. Carol in daily concerts! At 5 p.m. on June 7, you can hear her play at the San Diego County Fair in the Balboa Park Garden Area.
What a day! May 24 was memorable in so many ways. Photos from Bob Lang and Mike Cox capture the sights if not the sounds of Carol Williams’ superb feat of continuous organ playing.
About 100 people came on Saturday, May 9 to enjoy a Prado-catered brunch at the House of Hospitality, followed by an intimate concert by Carol Williams and an exclusive insiders tour of the Spreckels Organ by Dale Sorenson leading the curatorial team. Photos by Mike Cox tell the story at this link: