Clark Wilson - Accompanying four Laurel & Hardy short silent films
Each performance features the fully restored 4-keyboard, 3000 pipe 1927 Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ owned and maintained by the Manasota Theatre Organ Society and installed in the auditorium of Grace Church in Sarasota, Florida. The church is located at 8000 Bee Ridge Road – 2-1/2 miles east of I-75 exit 210.
Artists chosen for each program are nationally and internationally renowned for their musical talent and exceptional skills in playing these historic and complex musical instruments that represent a unique and significant era in America’s early 20th Century popular culture.
The Manasota Theatre Organ Society is a chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society – with the mission to preserve remaining examples of theatre pipe organs and to present concerts for the enjoyment of today’s audiences.