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Pipe Organ Discovery Day

Pipe Organ Discovery Day

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When:

  • Fri 28 Sep ’07

Where:

St Mary's Church in Holy Trinity, Cnr Parnell Rd & St Stephen's Ave, Auckland

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Come on an adventure and experience something special - a chance to get up close and personal with the "King of Instruments". For many people the pipe organ is associated only with churches and church music, yet it is an amazing machine with a long history and a rich variety of music.

There will be hands-on activities throughout the day, come whenever and for however long you wish - absolutely all ages welcome!

Activities include:
* See and hear how a pipe organ works
* Operate the amazing WOOFYT! (Wooden Octave of Organ pipes For Young Technologists)
* Make a pipe
* Learn about the instrument's history and music
* Audio/Visual displays
* Short recitals on the hour
* Try your own hands and feet at the organ console

An all-ages school holiday educational activity day presented by the Auckland Organists' Association. For more info ph 444 0580

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