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Grand Opera Meets the Mighty Kotzschmar

By kotzschmar on Feb. 12, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org/events/grand-opera-meets-the-might-kotzschmar/ An evening of opera arias and choruses with the Choral Art Society’s Masterworks Chorus, accompanied by glorious transcriptions on the newly renovated Kotzschmar Organ. Experience opera favorites and …
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Film: Metropolis w/ Peter Krasinski, organist – Kotzschmar Organ

By kotzschmar on Jan. 11, 2016, at 4:44 p.m.
Sunday, March 6, 2016 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org/events/silent-film-metropolis/ Peter Krasinski returns to the Kotzschmar Organ to provide live, improvised accompaniment to the 1927 German science-fiction epic, Metropolis!Story continues below advertisement. In a futuristic city sharply divided …
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Christmas With Cornils: A Kotzschmar Christmas

By kotzschmar on Dec. 03, 2015, at 11:46 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org/events/christmas-with-cornils-a-kotzschmar-christmas/ Join a Kotzschmar Organ family tradition that features holiday music throughout the centuries; festive, reflective, fun, and inspiration for the ears. This performance features Municipal Organist, Ray Cornils, …
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Kotzschmar Organ – Orgelfest15: Ray Cornils

By kotzschmar on June 22, 2015, at 3:09 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org Ray Cornils celebrates his 25th season as Portland’s municipal organist, finishing the Orgelfest15 series accompanied by the Kotzschmar Festival Brass. The program will include The Knightsbridge March (Eric …
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Kotzschmar Organ – Orgelfest15: Walt Strony

By kotzschmar on June 22, 2015, at 3:06 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org Walt Strony returns to the console of the Kotzschmar Organ (Portland’s municipal organ) celebrating his 40th year of performing as an organist and promising an exciting pops concert …
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Kotzschmar Organ – Orgelfest15: Felix Hell

By kotzschmar on June 22, 2015, at 3:02 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org Felix Hell performs on the Kotzschmar, Portland’s municipal organ. An internationally acclaimed concert organist, Hell is known for his diverse and exciting programming. Preceded by a discussion at …
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Kotzschmar Organ – Orgelfest15: Frederick Hohman

By kotzschmar on June 22, 2015, at 2:54 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org Frederick Hohman returns to the Kotzschmar Organ, demonstrating his skill as a renowned organist and showcasing the range of Portland’s municipal concert organ. The concert program will include …
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Bach Birthday Bash with Ray Cornils

Bach Birthday Bash with Ray Cornils and Choral Art Society Singers

By kotzschmar on March 21, 2014, at 8:37 a.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: South Congregational Church, 2 North Street, Kennebunkport, ME For more information: 207-553-4363; foko.org Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Present:Story continues below advertisement. Bach Birthday Bash with Ray Cornils and Choral Art Society Singers Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m. South …

Christmas with Cornils, A Kotzschmar Christmas at the Cathedral of St. Luke, Portland

By kotzschmar on Sept. 25, 2013, at 10:55 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St. Portland, ME, 04101 For more information: Lisa Kay Moore; 207-553-4363; foko.org Join Ray Cornils, Portland’s Municipal Organist; the Festival Brass; St. Mary Schola, Bruce Fithian, Director; and the Parish Ringers for an …

Christmas with Cornils, A Kotzschmar Christmas at the Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, Lewiston

By kotzschmar on Sept. 09, 2013, at 1:59 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 122 Ash Street, Lewiston, Maine For more information: Lisa Kay Moore; 207-553-4363; foko.org Christmas with Cornils, A Kotzschmar Christmas will be in two locations this December. While the Kotzschmar Organ is out for …

Ray Cornils & the Kotzschmar Festival Brass

By kotzschmar on July 30, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Cathedral of St. Luke in Portland, 143 State Street, Portland, ME For more information: Lisa Kay Moore; 207-553-4363; foko.org Ray Cornils, Portland, ME’s Municipal Organist, will perform with the Kotzschmar Festival Brass this August. Story continues below advertisement. While the …

Kotzschmar Kause Book & Yard Sale

By kotzschmar on May 08, 2013, at 9:51 a.m.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, FOKO will be selling Books, Decorative Items, Children’s Toys, Antiques, Furniture, Cooking Items, Craft Items, Garden Supplies, Tools, Lamps, Jewelry and much, much more!. Come to Preview night for wine and Hors d’oeuvres while you preview all sale items AND have first …
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Kotzschmar Kause Book & Yard Sale

By kotzschmar on April 16, 2013, at 3:16 p.m.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, FOKO will be selling Books, Decorative Items, Children’s Toys, Antiques, Furniture, Cooking Items, Craft Items, Garden Supplies, Tools, Lamps, Jewelry and much, much more!. Come to Preview night for wine and Hors d’oeuvres while you preview all sale items AND have first …

Christmas with Cornils, A Kotzschmar Christmas Cathedral of St. Luke, Portland

By kotzschmar on Oct. 29, 2012, at 1:49 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland, ME 04101 For more information: Lisa Kay Moore; 207-553-4363; foko.org Join Ray Cornils, Portland’s Municipal Organist, the Festival Brass, Renaissance Voices, Harold Stover, Director and the Parish Ringers for an evening …

Christmas with Cornils, A Kotzschmar Christmas at the Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, Lewiston

By kotzschmar on Oct. 29, 2012, at 1:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 122 Ash Street , Lewiston, ME 04240 For more information: Lisa Kay Moore; 207-553-4363; foko.org Join Ray Cornils, Portland’s Municipal Organist, the Festival Brass, Androscoggin Chorale, John Corrie, Director and the Parish Ringers …

Silent Film Night featuring “Speedy” & the Kotzschmar Organ!

By kotzschmar on July 24, 2012, at 9:49 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland, ME For more information: Lisa Kay Moore; 207-553-4363; foko.org Silent Film Night featuring “Speedy” starring famous comedian, Harold Lloyd with cameo appearances by Babe Ruth. The plot revolves around Harold ‘Speedy’ Swift’s attempts to …

Kotzschmar Scholarship Recipient Concert

By kotzschmar on May 01, 2012, at 1:19 p.m.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 5:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland, ME For more information: Lisa Kay Moore; (207) 553-4363; foko.org Tuesday, June 19, 7:30 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Each year Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ administers the annual Hermann Kotzschmar Memorial Scholarship, which provides …
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Phantom of the Opera Silent Film & the Kotzschmar Organ!

By kotzschmar on Oct. 14, 2011, at 11:57 a.m.
In keeping with the spooky tradition of Halloween, FOKO will show the all time favorite silent film Phantom of the Opera starring Lon Chaney. Scott Foppiano will put the Kotzschmar through its paces, demonstrating this great instrument’s range and power along with a Portland Ballet Prelude to start the evening …