Historic pipe organ will be rededicated


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The historic 1889 Felgemaker pipe organ at the First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro will be rededicated on Sunday, July 9 at 3 p.m.

The historic 1889 Felgemaker pipe organ at the First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro will be rededicated on Sunday, July 9 at 3 p.m.


The community is invited to attend a concert celebrating the rededication of the historic 1889 Felgemaker pipe organ at the First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro. The concert will be held Sunday, July 9 at 3 p.m. Admission is free.

The concert repertoire will highlight the recent cleaning and tuning of the 1,143 pipes of the mechanical-action organ that is a unique and treasured part of the community.

Daniel Jackey, a 2017 graduate of Hillsboro High School, serves as co-organist at the Hillsboro First Presbyterian Church. He will be attending the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music this fall. David White, vocal music teacher at Hillsboro High School and organist at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Crestview Hills, Ky., will also play the organ for the concert. The musical selections will include pieces by Samuel Sebastian Wesley, J. S. Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Charles Sanford, L. Boellman and Charles-Marie Widor. The audience will be included in the singing of festive hymns and arrangements by Robert J. Powell.

The First Presbyterian Church is located at 201 E. Main St., Hillsboro.

A reception will follow the program. Everyone is welcome.

Submitted by Maurice Mitchell.

The historic 1889 Felgemaker pipe organ at the First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro will be rededicated on Sunday, July 9 at 3 p.m.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/07/web1_Pipe-Organ-pic.jpgThe historic 1889 Felgemaker pipe organ at the First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro will be rededicated on Sunday, July 9 at 3 p.m.

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