Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
January 24-26, 2016
Michael Barone hosts a Pipedreams Live! performance at Jones Concert Hall (Sunday, 7:30 p.m.), featuring Baylor University student, faculty and guest soloists. He participates additionally during the 2016 Robert and Joyce Jones Midwinter Organ Conference at Baylor University in Waco, TX.
Other personalities featured during the Conference include Christopher Anderson, Jens Korndoerfer, Raul Prieto Ramirez and resident faculty Isabelle Demers and Joyce Jones (emeritus), performing on instruments by Letourneau, Ruffatti and Petty-Madden.
February 13-14, 2016
Michael Barone visits the Jacobs School of Music on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington, For the Love of Pipedreams. . .a two-day live concert happening just in time for Valentine’s Weekend Celebrations. Barone will host two Pipedreams LIVE events, a showcase for members of the JSoM Organ Department. Both events are free and open to the public.
Featuring the two contrasting C. B. Fisk pipe organs in Auer Hall (Saturday at 4 p.m.) and Alumni Hall (Sunday at 4 p.m), these two concerts will offer a wide variety of music plus Barone's witty and insightful commentary, providing a wonderful vehicle for the audience to enter more fully into the works to be performed at each recital.
You can 'meet Michael' in places that few have a chance to visit, inside the marvelous, magnificent and monumental Wanamaker Grand Court Organ at Macy's Philadelphia Department Store…via a superb behind-the-scenes visit with Wanamaker Organ curator Curt Mangel, via a detailed DVD that reveals much about this incredible music-making masterpiece.