Keyboard improvisation workshop with Todd Wilson, organ.

Kulas Keyboard Series

January 11, 2019
04:00 PM

Image of Todd Wilson next to an organ


Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building

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Join us for a keyboard improvisation workshop with Todd Wilson, organ.


Friday, January 11

4 p.m. - Opening Session
5:30 p.m. - Dinner
7 p.m. - Silent movies with improvised organ accompaniment featuring Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid" and Laurel and Hardy's "Big Business."
*Ticket included in the cost of the workshop.

Saturday, January 12

9 - 10 a.m. - Group Class
10 - 11 a.m. - Breakout Session
11 a.m. - Group session

Regarded across America and around the world as one of today's finest concert organists, Todd Wilson is head of the organ department at The Cleveland Institute of Music and curator of the E.M. Skinner pipe organ at Severance Hall in Cleveland. He is also director of music at Cleveland's Trinity Cathedral and house organist for the Aeolian organ at the Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron, Ohio.

Wilson has appeared with many symphony orchestras around the world including The Cleveland Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Nashville Symphony, the Slovakian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Naples (Florida) Philharmonic and with members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

"… a fabulous virtuoso with fleet feet, a prodigious memory and technique to burn." — The Plain Dealer

"Wilson … is a master tonal colorist … consistent security on both the manuals and pedals." — The Birmingham News