Spreckels Organ Society

Bagpipes, organ, and dogs – oh my!

Photos from June 22 afternoon concert now online at:


Concert Program for Sunday June 22

Featured artists: Dr. Carol Williams, San Diego Civic Organist
House of Scotland Pipe Band
Anthony Newman, Guest

Musical Program:
National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams
Festival Toccata – Percy Fletcher (1879-1932)
Festiva! – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
House of Scotland Pipe Band:
Highland Cathedral
Flower of Scotland
Hector the Hero
Blue Bells
The Ballad of Glencoe
La Boum
Anchors Aweigh/Marine Corps Hymn
Competition Set
Kate Martin’s Waltz (Peggy and Andrew)
Aaron and Lesa (Jeff & Andrew Hahn on Smallpipes and Joey Hahn on Upright Bass)
Amazing Grace
The Dark Island
Scotland the Brave


Father’s Day Concert June 15 at 2 p.m.

San Diego Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams will play the following selections this Sunday at 2 p.m.:

Songs of Praise – Herbert Chappell (b. 1934)
B. A. C. H. – C. P. E. Bach (1714-88)
Fantasia – J. C. Kittel (1732-1809)
Fugue, Sonata II – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)
Song For My Father – Horace Silver (Contemporary)
Tiger Lilly Waltz, Op. 11 – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Sousa on Parade – Arranged by Carol Williams
Misty – Errol Garner (1923-77)
Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54 – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
The National Anthem – Arranged by Carol Williams

Segway mounted tours are not uncommon in Balboa Park.

One Park – One Team

Congratulations to Spreckels Organ Society volunteer Matt Erickson, who was one of seven people recognized for their Team Spirit on behalf of Balboa Park at a lively barbeque hosted on June 5 by the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP). In the photo, Matt is joined by City Council President Todd Gloria and Deborah Klochko, Chair of BPCP and Executive Director of the Museum of Photographic Arts.


For more photos of the fun day that was open to all staff and volunteers at Park institutions, click here.

Young Organists’ Concert Photos

Congratulations to the Young Organists who played such an excellent concert on June 1.


In this photo, left to right: Leslie Wolf Robb, Sam Buse, Peter Bullard, Vincent Pham, Alex Kramer, Heidi Fleischbein, Trinity Schulz, Suzy Webster, Lea Schmidt-Rogers, Carol Williams.
More of Bob Lang’s photos at this link: