WELCOME TO THE EAST TEXAS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL
November 6-10, 2016
Mark your calendars now!
We are open for registration!
Our 2016 festival will be held November 6-10 honoring the life and work of Roy Perry, designer and tonal finisher of the Aeolian-Skinner pipe organs in the East Texas area. We will have recitals on instruments in Kilgore, Longview, and Shreveport, with additional exhibits and private functions. This year's festival is dedicated to the memory of William Watkins, and will include recitals by Joseph Adam, David Baskeyfield, Charles Callahan, Richard Elliott, Susan Ferre, Andrew Henderson, Simon Johnson, Marilyn Keiser, Alison Luedecke, Christopher Marks, Andrew Risinger, Walt Strony, and Frederick Swann.
For our complete schedule, click on "About Us."
We are now open for registration on the website. Early Bird registration is open until September 15. Make your reservation today for the 2016 East Texas Pipe Organ Festival! If you prefer to register by mail, please send your check and personal information (name, address, telephone, and email) to:
East Texas Pipe Organ Festival
P. O. Box 2069
Kilgore, TX 75663
Our official festival hotel is Kilgore Comfort Suites, with the special festival guest rate of $89.99 per room, per night. Call Comfort Suites directly to get the festival rate at 903-984-2385. Rooms fill up fast, so book your room today.
Additional rooms are available at Kilgore Hampton Inn, at 903-983-3300.
Like us on Facebook at East Texas Pipe Organ Festival for updates and fun photos and memorabilia.
Find us on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQFIKGbrWFk
To purchase CD recordings of some of Roy Perry's and other Aeolian-Skinner installations: www.easttexaspipeorganfestival.com
Listen to our links on Youtube featuring some of the organs we will visit:
Alexander Boggs Ryan Plays Reubke on Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1174, Longview, Texas: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91blKG5tuKQ
William Watkins Plays Willan "Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAYq56KXZmE
Roy Perry Plays Debussy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP7HFcarXqU
William Watkins Plays Langlais "La Nativite": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxdQ9jG0C-4
Dora Poteet Barclay Plays Reubke: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePoTpxFncqk
James Lynn Culp Plays Karg-Elert: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvlLd8J2Fn0
Walt Strony Plays Tico Tico:
Walt Strony Plays Bizet Carmen Suite:
We hope to see you in East Texas in November!