2017 Reed Organ Society Gathering
- 2017 Reed Organ Society Gathering
- Family Activity Series
- Stroller Tour Series
- Articles of Confederation Day
- South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
- Preschool Activity Series
- November 11 Second Saturday: A Sergeant’s Experiences
- December 9 Second Saturday: The Pipe Organs of David Tannenberg
The York County History Center will be hosting the 2017 Reed Organ Society Gathering on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21. With paid admission to the museum, the public is welcome to attend conference sessions, including a session on the history of York’s Weaver Organ and Piano Company and Everhart Organ Company. A concert featuring the History Center’s Tannenberg Organ, two Weaver reed organs and an Everhart organ on October 21, 12:30-1:30 at the Historical Society Museum is free and open to the public.
Schedule: Friday, October 20, 2017
Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 West Princess St.
10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Session I: Welcome, History of the Weaver Organ and Piano Company and the Everhart Organ Company/Music Store. (Mark Herr, Coordinator)
11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Session II: “The restoration of two Weaver Organs” (Joe Osborne and Company)
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Session III “The French Harmonium Hunt” (Michael Hendron)
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 West Princess St
10 a.m. to 10:45 Session IV: “Variations, Variety and the Varients of Reed Organ Playing” (Rodney Jantzi)
11 a.m. to 11:45 “Finishes….Old, New, Conserved” Casey Pratt
Historical Society Museum, 250 East Market Street
Featuring music composed for the reed organ/harmonium and performed on a Tannenberg Tracker organ, two Weaver reed organs, and an Everhart organ, Rob Horton, organ; Michael Hendron, reed organs.
Agricultural and Industrial Museum
217 West Princess Street
York, PA 17401