Monthly Archives: January 2012

Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

I was deeply saddened to hear that Dr. Gerre Hancock passed away this afternoon. This man and his music were a great influence on me. My condolences to his family. Dr. Hancock you will be missed, but never forgotten.

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Midnight Interview with Peter Conte at the Wanamaker Organ

November 25, 2011 Over Thanksgiving I was back in Philadelphia and it was great to see old friends again. After visiting with Curt Mangel at his favorite watering hole we both walked over for the midnight opening of the store. … Continue reading

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Progress Report on the Our Lady of Refuge Organ Restoration

January 17, 2012 Because of the generosity of so many people in the Organ World and in the Our Lady of Refuge Parish we are making quick progress with the console. This work is being paid for by all of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Christmas Sing Along at Longwood Gardens

November 24 & 25, 2011 Well this past Thanksgiving was a bit different. We “went out” for dinner. Little did I know that I would enjoy a truly excellent dinner within 3 feet of the recreated Aeolian Console at Longwood … Continue reading

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Sunday in the Octave of All Saints at Church of the Advent

Novemember 6, 2011 The Church of the Advent in Boston The Advent’s musical tradition has been renowned for generations. Drawing on the resources of a region rich in world-class musicians, the Choir offers a varied repertoire performed to the highest … Continue reading

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