Monthly Archives August 2016

Photos from Orgelfest16

Orgelfest16 concluded last night… …and though we’re sad to see summer ending we can’t wait for the opening of our 2016-17 season on Tuesday, September 20, 2016! But before we go Krazy ‘Bout Kotzschmar, here are some photos of the four immense organ talents that graced the stage at Merrill Auditorium this past month: Aug. 2 — Frederick Swann Aug. 9 — Dave Wickerham, Theater Organist Aug. 16 — Katelyn Emerson Aug. 23 — Ray Cornils & Kotzschmar Festival Brass Aug. 24, 2016  
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The reviews are in for Orgelfest16!

Orgelfest16 opener showcases masterful playing of Frederick Swann Portland is one of the 85-year-old organist’s last stops before he ends touring. On the Kotzschmar, a local organist whose star is rising Katelyn Emerson of York plays a program on ‘War and Peace’ at Orgelfest. Organist Ray Cornils delivers power of many kinds The municipal organist shined on light-hearted works from Rawsthorne and Langlais.  
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