Spreckels Organ Concert Benefits the San Diego Chapter of the American Red Cross

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

 

The Spreckels Organ and Pavilion were a gift from John D. and Adolf Spreckels of the Spreckels sugar family, and were dedicated and first played on December 31, 1914. Photo courtesy of Bob Lang.

The Spreckels Organ and Pavilion were a gift from John D. and Adolf Spreckels of the Spreckels sugar family, and were dedicated and first played on December 31, 1914. Photo courtesy of Bob Lang.

San Diego’s giving season kicks off on Sunday, Dec. 1 with a free, five-hour Spreckels Organ concert from noon to 5 p.m. at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Donations received at the concert will benefit the San Diego Chapter of the American Red Cross.

San Diego Civic Organist, Dr. Carol Williams, has prepared a huge variety of music for the event, including classical and contemporary pieces, marches, Broadway musicals, and compositions of her own to delight park visitors. The popular House of Scotland Pipe Band will start off the event and special guest readers, speakers and American Red Cross testimonials will be interspersed throughout the concert, inspiring community support of the American Red Cross mission – providing relief to victims of disaster.

All ages are welcome to Spreckels Organ Concerts as are friendly, music-loving pets on leash. Admission and parking are free. For information, visit sosorgan.org.

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