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Thu August 15, 2013
Sounds of Summer Organ Concert Series Continues
Sounds of the Summer: Exploring the Tones and Colors of Organs in Winston-Salem began June 9th, with a recital by Co-founder, award-winning organist Timothy Olsen. He performed on the 1971 Charles W. McManis Organ at the Gemeinhaus in Historic Bethabara Park. Sounds of the Summer 2013 concludes on Monday, August 19th, at 7PM with a performance in Shirley Recital Hall in the Elberson Fine Arts Center at Salem College. The program, presented by students of UNCSA and Salem College ,will feature the recently restored and renovated 1965 Flentrop Organ. Every pipe organ has a unique character and collection of sounds. Gentle, warm, vocal, clear: all these terms describe this Flentrop organ. Sounds of Summer Co-founder, Winston-Salem native, Centenary United Methodist Church Organist Emeritus Ray Ebert spoke with David Ford about this remarkable performance series.
For 30 years Ray was organist at Reynolda House Musuem of American Art. He’s now Organist Emeritus at Centenary United Methodist Church after a 40-year tenure there. Ray, along with organists Tim Olsen and Dreamma Lovitt is the co-organizer of Sounds of the Summer: Exploring the Tones and Colors of Organs in Winston-Salem.