• Date: September 23, 2018
  • Time: 01:30
  • Venue: Court Street United Methodist Church
  • Location 215 N Court Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Pipe Organs of Downtown Rockford

Pipe Organs of Downtown Rockford: An Organ Walk

Celebrating Four Magnificent Pipe Organs

  • Court Street United Methodist Church
    • Organ: 1970 M.P. Möller/1993 Berghaus (IIIm/62r)
  • Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church
    • Organ: 1917 E.M. Skinner/1989 Scott/Lindsey/Wicks (IVm/68r)
  • Emmanuel Episcopal Church
    • Organ:1971 Austin/2000 Diestelmier (IIIm/29r)
  • Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center
    • Organ: 1966 M.P. Möller/2000 Fabry (IIIm/63r)

Pipe Organs of Downtown Rockford is an organ walk, a concert at several different downtown Rockford locations where the audience will walk from one concert venue to the next. Admission is Free!

The schedule will be as follows:

1:30 – 2:00    Concert at Court Street United Methodist Church – Andrew Merzenich, organist
Walk to Second/First Church
2:15 – 2:45       Concert at Second/First Church – Valerie Blair, organist
Walk to Emmanuel Episcopal Church
3:00 – 3:30    Concert at Emmanuel Episcopal Church – Wayne Hatwich, organist
Walk to Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
3:45 – 4:15        Concert at Mendelssohn Hall – Gregory Gyllsdorff & Rachel Schmitt, organists

This is a rare opportunity to hear 4 pipe organs and 5 performers in one afternoon, and enjoy a Sunday afternoon walk! There is no admission charge. This educational and entertaining event is sponsored by the MPAC Education Commission.

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