Christmas with Kennerley will be at Merrill this Monday, December 23rd at 7pm. Deck the halls with Portland’s Municipal Organist James Kennerley and the spectacular Kotzschmar Organ. This Portland tradition is sure to make your holidays merry and bright with Christmas cheer. Listen to favorite holiday carols performed by special guests including soprano Malinda Hasslett and tenor Jonathan… Read more »
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Check out our playlist inspired by Motor Booty Affair and The Kotzschmar Organ
Booty and the Beast | James Kennerley with Motor Booty Affair at Merrill Auditorium on Saturday, November 16th at 8pm. James Kennerley will join Maine disco tribute band Motor Booty Affair on stage at the Merrill for a night of 70s dance floor classics. The show will include the full 70s experience: afros, bell… Read more »
Check out our Battleship Potemkin inspired playlist!
The Halloween Spectaculer: Silent Film “Battleship Potemkin” at Merrill Auditorium on Tuesday, October 29th at 7pm. The evening starts with a Family Concert from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m with a special ticket price of $10 requested donation. It includes the showing of child-friendly Halloween silent cartoons, Kennerley performing on the organ and a children’s costume parade… Read more »
Listen to our James Kennerley inspired Playlist!
The Kotzschmar Organ presents James Kennerley and friends on Friday, September 13th at 7:00pm. James Kennerley presents a variety of pipe organ compositions as well as special presentations by guest artists. Violinist Morgan Peppe is the 2019 FOKO scholarship winner. Pianist Chiharu Naruse is faculty at the Portland Conservatory of Music. Soprano Malinda… Read more »
Check out our “Wings” inspired playlist!
The Kotzschmar Organ will be showing Wings on Friday, Augst 23rd at 7:00pm at Merrill Auditorium This epic World War I-era silent film was the first Academy Award-winning Best Picture in 1929. Boston organist Peter Krasinski, who specializes in the art of live improvised silent film accompaniment worldwide, will put the music to the film. As… Read more »
Thank you for joining us for our Bach Birthday Bash!
Thank you for joining us for FOKO’s Bach Birthday Bash! We had a great time and we hope you did as well. And thanks to those of you who filled out our survey. Please enjoy this special Bach and James Kennerley inspired playlist that we’ve put together just for you and we’ll see you again soon! … Read more »