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Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza

Presented by Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and American Guild of Organists Colorado Springs Chapter at First Congregational Church, Colorado Springs CO

Sep 17 2022
Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza

Build a working pipe organ, learn about the organ, play on a real pipe organ, enjoy pizza, & receive free tickets for the whole family to attend Sunday’s Organ Spectacular!

Join the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and the Colorado Springs Chapter of the American Guild of Organists for an unforgettable weekend featuring the King of Instruments: the pipe organ! This is a special workshop that will introduce students, youth, and adults to the organ, with the unique chance to build a working pipe organ!





Cap of $25 per family.

Affordability scholarships available.

Contact: (719) 633-3649



Additional time info:

Saturday, September 17
Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza (ages 8 thru adult)
First Congregational Church
9:45 a.m. Check-in at First Congregational Church.
10 a.m. Meet the pipe organ with organist David Acton and learn all about how an organ works! Play the organ, build a working organ kit, try various orchestral instruments (courtesy of Graner Music), and visit the mechanical-action organ at nearby First Christian Church.
11:30 a.m. Enjoy a pizza lunch!

Sunday, September 18 schedule:
Organ Spectacular VII by the Chamber Orchestra with organists Joseph Galema, Zahari Metchkov, and Carol Wilson
First United Methodist Church
420 N. Nevada Avenue
1:45 p.m. Pre-concert lecture by David Acton,
held in the First United Methodist Theater.
2:30 p.m. Our guest organists perform on the largest organ in Colorado Springs with the Chamber Orchestra. All participants in the Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza workshop will receive free admission! The concert includes works by Laurin, Schmidt, and Parker

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


First Congregational Church

20 E St. Vrain, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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