Spreckels Organ Society

Music program for Sunday, January 18 concert at 2 p.m.

Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist will perform a free concert on the Spreckels Organ:
Happy New Year!
America — Arr. by Carol Williams

Venus Toccata – Carol Williams (Contemporary)

Prelude in B minor – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Expo Official March 1915 – Fred Stansfield
Spreckels Centennial Fanfare, Op. 14 – Carol Williams

Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54 – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

The Sound of Music – Arranged by Carol Williams

Sabre Dance – Aram Khachaturian (1903-78)

Trumpeting Organ Morgan – Karl Jenkins

The National Anthem — Arranged by Carol Williams


Bark In Balboa Park

Join us for the 10th Anniversary of this fun concert benefiting the Humane Society of San Diego on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m., featuring the famous Pet Parade and showing wonderful pets ready for adoption. Your donations at this concert will benefit the Humane Society.

"Dude! Untangle your leash.  That's got to hurt."

Official Centennial Concert Photos

Spreckels Organ Society photographers Bob Lang and Mike Cox have posted a bevy of photos showing highlights of the Centennial Concert, along with backstage peeks and a series taken during the concert rehearsal as well. Click on this link to see them — http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2014/141231Centennial/


Facebook photos of Centennial concert 12-31-2014


The evening began with a drapery curtain over the pipe facade.

The evening began with a drapery curtain over the pipe facade.

Sunday Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. with Jared Jacobsen

At intermission, former Civic Organist Jared Jacobsen makes the

Jared Jacobsen, Former San Diego Civic Organist, offers A “Cook’s Tour” of the Organ


    Introduction and Passacaglia in D Minor –  Max Reger (1873-1918)

Flute Stops:

   The Squirrel (Scherzino)   –   Powell Weaver (1890-1951)

Principal Stops:

   Toccata in C Major, S. 564  –  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Reed Stops:

   Fanfare for Organ  –  John Cook (1918-1984)

String Stops:

   “Liebestod” from the music-drama Tristan und Isolde, Act III   –   Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

           Arranged for organ by Richard Hebble

The Toy Counter:

“Malagueña” from “Andalucia”–Suite Espagnole  –   Ernesto Lecuona (1895-1963)

         Arranged for organ by Jared Jacobsen

   Ashokan Farewell  –  Jay Ungar (b. 1946)

       Arranged for organ by James Welch

Traditional melodies, arranged for multiple organists by

   Sylvia Sheblessy: Yangtze Doodle  

with special guest Annamarie Pearson, Spreckels Organ Society Intern, Winter 2014

Curator Dale Sorenson turns the pages for Annamarie Pearson - 2015

Curator Dale Sorenson turns the pages for Annamarie Pearson – 2015


   Toccata from Symphonie V   –    Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

National Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner