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Free at the Kimmel

6th Annual Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day

Saturday
Jun 11, 2016
11:00 AM

 

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Join us for a day of FREE family fun at our 6th Annual Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day. A beautiful addition to the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ ranks as the largest mechanical action concert hall organ in the United States! Experience the 'King of Instruments' with a day of fun for all ages, including demonstrations, silent film with organ, special performances with Opera Philadelphia, Philadelphia Brass, and more!

Performance Schedule:

11:00 AMPNC Grow Up Great: Carnival of the Animals 
                      Eric Plutz (Organist), Liz Filios (Narrator)

12:00 PMFilm: Big Business by Laurel & Hardy
                     
John Schwandt (Organist)

12:30 PMOrgan Recital by Daryl Robinson

1:00 PM – Members of the American Guild of Organists
                    Featuring: David Himmer, Aaron Patterson, Connor Fluharty, Joseph Russell 

1:30 PM - Opera Philadelphia Chorus performs Carmina Burana
                   
Bernie Kunkel (Organist), Jennifer Check (Soprano), John Viscardi (Baritone) 

2:30 PM – 10th Anniversary of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Discussion with Michael Barone & Fred Haas

2:45 PM – Organ Pumps
                     Come lay down onstage and feel the vibration!

3:00 PM - Philadelphia Brass
                   Andrew Ennis (Conductor), Bernie Kunkel (Organist)

3:30 PM - Members of the American Guild of Organists
                  
Featuring: Andrew Senn. Leah Martin, Kathleen Scheide, Edward Landin

4:00 PM – Jazz Standards by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, & More
                  
Lucas Brown (Organist), Mike Cemprola (Saxophone), Madison Rast (Bass), Byron Landham (Drums)

4:30 PM – Film: The Goat by Buster Keaton
                    John Schwandt (Organist)

 


In association with the American Guild of Organists, Philadelphia Chapter. 

Organ Day is made possible through a donation by the Fred J. Cooper Restoration Fund as recommended by Frederick R. Haas and Daniel K. Meyer. 

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 Special thanks to:

 

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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