THE EAST TEXAS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL

Honoring the Life and Work of Roy Perry (1906-1978)



SPECIAL UPDATE



2021 FESTIVAL IN EXILE ONLINE PRESENTATION

May 8-22, 2022 is now available at:



https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-2021-east-texas-pipe-organ-festival-in-exile-tickets-335793877527?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=event_test_reminder&utm_term=eventname





Our online festival includes performances by

David Baskeyfield, George Bozeman,

Brink Bush, Ken Cowan, Clive Driskill-Smith,

Stefan Engels, Clara Gerdes, David Higgs,

Jan Kraybill, Rosalind Mohnsen, The Pfister Sisters,

Simon Templet, Clark Wilson, and more!



Michael Barone, of American Public Media's

"Pipedreams"

is our Master of Ceremonies



FEATURING ORGANS BY



Aeolian-Skinner

Goulding & Wood

Holtkamp

Hook & Hastings

Simmons & Willcox

Ernest M. Skinner



Click on "Festival Information" for further details.



GREAT NEWS!



Our 2022 Festival is scheduled to take place in Kilgore, Texas November 6-10, 2022 featuring the newly restored 1949 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1173 at First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore!



Online registration is now available here on the website.



Make your hotel reservations TODAY at Kilgore Comfort Suites by calling the hotel directly to get the special discount rate: 903-984-2385. Make sure to mention The East Texas Pipe Organ Festival.



Artists and other instruments to be showcased will be announced at a later date.



SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING

OUR FESTIVAL HEADQUARTERS BUILDING



We have lost the lease on our building, which necessitates our finding a new location to house our unique and priceless collection of musical instruments, libraries of musical scores, books, recordings, and memorabilia by June 1. We would appreciate any additional financial help at this most challenging and critical time in our 12-year history.

Tax deductible donations may be sent to

The Roy Perry American Classic Organ Foundation (RPACOF)

P. O. Box 2069

Kilgore, TX 75663



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Youtube links featuring some of the Festivals' organs:



William Watkins Plays Willan "Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue:

William Watkins Plays Willan "Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue

Roy Perry Plays Debussy on Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1173, Kilgore, Texas:

Roy Perry Plays Debussy on Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1173, Kilgore, Texas

Walt Strony Plays Tico Tico:

Walt Strony Plays Tico Tico

Walt Strony Plays Bizet Carmen Suite:

Walt Strony Plays Bizet Carmen Suite

Alexander Boggs Ryan Plays Reubke on Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1174, Longview, Texas:

Alexander Boggs Ryan Plays Reubke on Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1174, Longview, Texas

William Watkins Plays Langlais "La Nativité":

William Watkins Plays Langlais "La Nativité"

Dora Poteet Barclay Plays Reubke:

Dora Poteet Barclay Plays Reubke

James Lynn Culp Plays Karg-Elert:

James Lynn Culp Plays Karg-Elert