PORTLAND — What’s inside of a pipe organ? How does it all work? Join a FOKO organist as they perform a short demonstration concert followed by a tour, led by FOKO docents, of the Kotzschmar Organ. Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Read More
    PORTLAND — What’s inside of a pipe organ? How does it all work? Join a FOKO organist as they perform a short demonstration concert followed by a tour, led by FOKO docents, of the Kotzschmar Organ. Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Read More
    Have you ever walked through an organ before? Now’s your chance! Tour the Kotzschmar Organ, learn how an organ works, and hear local organists. Free of charge! Full details on tour times and organists on our website. 10am-4pm. Come for one of the scheduled tours and… Read More
    PORTLAND — Back again on the Kotzschmar organ is Walt Strony, one of America’s premier concert organists. He made his public debut in 1974 at the age of 18 and has since established himself as one of few organists equally at home playing both theater and classical organ. Read More
    PORTLAND — Once again on the Kotzschmar organ by popular demand, Nathan Avakian is a modern theater organist who combines the artistry of an organ concert, the high energy of rock and roll and the creativity of short modern day silent films to create a multi-media experience that… Read More
    PORTLAND — Returning to the Kotzschmar organ, organist Chelsea Chen has electrified audiences throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia in venues such as Singapore’s Esplanade, Hong Kong’s Cultural Centre, Kishinev’s National Organ Hall, and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center. As a composer she is broadening the classical organ… Read More
    Join us for Overtures, the debut performance of the 11th Municipal Organist of Portland, James Kennerley.  James will take us on a tour of some of the greatest music of the world, including celebrated orchestral overtures by Wagner, Rossini and Bernstein transcribed for organ solo. Read More
    Come celebrate the holiday season with Ray Cornils’ final performance as Municipal Organist of the Kotzschmar Organ! Join a Kotzschmar Organ family tradition that features holiday music from throughout the centuries — festive, reflective, fun, and inspiration for the ears! This performance features Ray Cornils’ final… Read More
    Organist Tom Trenney provides an improvised soundtrack for this classic silent film, The Phantom of the Opera on the Kotzschmar Organ. Come early for pre-concert activities, including a costume contest! Ticket info at www.porttix.com… Read More
    Concert organist and world elite performer, Nathan Laube, comes to play the Kotzschmar. Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm. Ticket info at http://www.porttix.com… Read More
    Portland’s very own Municipal Organist, Ray Cornils, wraps up the Orgelfest17 summer series with the help of Kotzschmar Festival Brass! Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm. Ticket info at http://www.porttix.com… Read More
    Celebrate the Kotzschmar Organ with a day of free concerts and tours! Have you ever walked through an organ before? Now’s your chance! Tour the Kotzschmar Organ, learn how an organ works, and hear local organists. Free of charge! Full details on tour times and organists… Read More
    Principal Tabernacle Organist Richard Elliott at the Mormon Tabernacle comes to play the Kotzschmar! Highlight of the program is ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’ by Modest Mussorgsky. Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm. Ticket info at http://www.porttix.com… Read More
    Monica Czausz kicks off Orgelfest17 Kotzschmar Organ Summer Series. She has been recognized by The Diapason as one of top 20 organists under 30 for her “superior accomplishments, leadership, creativity, and innovative thinking.” Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm. Read More
    Join a Kotzschmar Organ family tradition that features holiday music from throughout the centuries — festive, reflective, fun, and inspiration for the ears! This performance features Municipal Organist, Ray Cornils, celebrating 26 years at the helm of the Kotzschmar, as well as the Kotzschmar Festival Brass, the Parish… Read More
    The world renowned Thomas Heywood returns to the Kotzschmar! The internationally acclaimed organ virtuoso Thomas Heywood enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the world’s finest concert organists. German critics have hailed him as the “Ironman der Orgel” (Ironman of the Organ). An “acknowledged… Read More