2016 East Texas Pipe Organ Festival Kilgore – Longview, Texas Shreveport, Louisiana

Schedule at a Glance

Please note: This schedule is for registered guests only.

Sunday, November 6 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Festival Registration Kilgore Comfort Suites Kilgore, Texas

5:30 p.m. Special Exhibit and Happy Hour with Hors d’Oeuvres Festival Headquarters Kilgore, Texas

8:00 p.m. Opening Concert Richard Elliott, organist 1949 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1173 First Presbyterian Church Kilgore, Texas Note: This concert is in memory of William Watkins.

10:00 p.m. OWLS' PARADISE. Kilgore Comfort Suites

Monday, November 7 10:00 a.m. Organ Recital Christopher Marks, organist 1952 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1175 St. Luke's United Methodist Church Kilgore, Texas

12:00 Lunch (BYOB) Napoli's Kilgore, Texas

2:00 p.m. TBA

3:30 p.m. Exhibits and Happy Hour Kilgore Comfort Suites

5:30 Dinner (with Cash Bar) The Back Porch Kilgore, Texas www.thebackporchkilgore.com

8:00 p.m. Organ Recital Susan Ferre, organist 1949 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1173 First Presbyterian Church Kilgore, Texas

10:00 p.m. OWLS' PARADISE. Kilgore Comfort Suites

Tuesday, November 8 10:00 a.m. Organ Recital Simon Johnson, organist 1959 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1308 St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral Shreveport, Louisiana

12:00 Lunch (with open bar) Chianti Restaurant Shreveport, Louisiana www.ChiantiRestaurant.net

2:00 p.m. Festival of Hymns Charles Callahan, organist Glen Adkins, speaker Williams Organ First Baptist Church Shreveport, Louisiana

4:00 p.m. Organ Recital Alison Luedecke, organist Parkey Organ Cathedral of St. John Berchmans Shreveport, Louisiana

5:45 p.m. Change Ringing 6:00 p.m. Organ Recital Marilyn Keiser, organist 1959 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1308 St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral Shreveport, Louisiana

8:00 p.m. Dinner (with Cash Bar) Artspace Shreveport, LA www.artspace.com

11:00 p.m. OWLS' PARADISE. Kilgore Comfort Suites

Wednesday, November 9 10:00 a.m. Organ Recital Joseph Adam, organist 1949 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1173 First Presbyterian Church Kilgore, Texas

12:00 Lunch Catered Lunch Rosa May Griffin Fellowship Hall First Presbyterian Church Kilgore, Texas

2:00 p.m. Organ Recital Andrew Henderson, organist 1952 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1175 St. Luke's United Methodist Church Kilgore, Texas

4:00 p.m. Visit to Thompson Cemetery (Roy Perry burial place)

5:00 p.m. Cash Bar 5:30 p.m. Dinner Lake Cherokee Country Club

8:00 p.m. Silent Movie “The Mark of Zorro,” starring Douglas Fairbanks Walt Strony, organist 1949 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1173 First Presbyterian Church Kilgore, Texas

10:00 p.m. OWLS' PARADISE. Kilgore Comfort Suites

Thursday, November 11 10:00 a.m. Organ Recital Andrew Risinger, organist 1951 Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1174 First Baptist Church Longview, Texas

12:00 p.m. Lunch TBA Longview, Texas

2:30 p.m. Organ Recital David Baskeyfield, Organist 1951 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1174 First Baptist Church Longview, Texas

5:30 p.m. Happy Hour with Light Snacks Kilgore Comfort Suites

7:30 p.m. Closing Concert Fred Swann, organist 1949 Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1173 First Presbyterian Church Kilgore, Texas Followed by reception with heavy hors d’oevres in Rosa May Griffin Fellowship Hall. Note: This concert is the fifth annual concert honoring Jimmy Culp as organist emeritus of First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, Texas.

10:00 p.m. OWLS' PARADISE. Kilgore Comfort Suites

Our contact information:

East Texas Pipe Organ Festival
P. O. Box 2069
Kilgore, Texas 75663-2069

Email: EastTexasPipeOrganFestival@yahoo.com

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