Please join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience, in person, a one of a kind theatre organ played by Tedde Gibson, renowned theatre organist.
When: Monday, November 26, at 7 P.M.
Where: The Hardman residence in Great Falls, VA.The event is free to GFHS members.
What: Organist Tedde Gibson will present a special workshop for Potomac AGO and GFHS members. He will showcase a few short silent cartoons to demonstrate the creative thinking process to compose and arrange an appropriate orchestral accompaniment for a cartoon.The workshop will be focused on organists registering their favorite pieces of literature on a theater organ. You are welcome to bring music you are comfortable with to register on the Hardman Wurlitzer.
Jack Hardman will start this session with a brief explanation of the computer and software technology needed to link the organist's constantly changing demands at the console, to make all the keys, stops, pedals, swell shoes, pistons, ranks, pipes, swell shades and tremolos perform as desired. Bring your technical questions for this workshop.
Watch this quick, two minute and nine second video from NBC Nightly News to introduce you to Tedde Gibson and the Theatre Organ. Click here to watch the video.
How to Register: To register, please email Mildred Hardman at Mildred@Hardman.net
Details: Driving and parking instructions will be provided to you via email when you register to attend this program. Sandwiches, snacks, coffee, soft drinks , etc. will be available as early as 6 pm. The program will begin promptly at 7 P.M. Details and further information about the Hardman Wurlitzer: Here.
We look forward to seeing you at this interesting activity.
The Great Falls Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
P.O. Box 56
Great Falls, VA 22066