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The Allen Organ showroom was a magical place for two concerts on October 12 and 13. David Gray delighted the audience with his first performance exclusively for CTOS BRAVO members and the second performance on Sunday for the entire CTOS membership in general. His tuning and set up of the Allen TO-5Q was brilliant as
David Gray, Internationally acclaimed theatre organist from Scotland, will perform at Allen Organs Chicago on October 12 and 13.
A very special evening is planned on October 12 for the very generous CTOS “Bravo Partners”. They will enjoy a very special private event to meet the artist, hear a unique program crafted just for the evening’s attendees. The evening
Allen Organs of Chicago proudly hosted a unique Theatre Organ performance by artist Tedde Gibson on Sunday, August 25. Tedde is one of the few musicians comfortable playing jazz, gospel and classical music and he fully utilized the magnificence of the Allen TO-5Q. What made the performance memorable was his use of theatre organ combined with The Hammond B-3 for
Tedde Gibson In concert Sunday August 25th at Allen Organs of Chicago.
Doors open at 2:30 pm sharp, concert begins at 3:00pm
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In concert July 28th at Allen Organs of Chicago
Doors open at 2:30 pm sharp, concert begins at 3:00
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Allen Organs of Chicago hosted a Theatre Organ performance by artist Dave Wickerham on Sunday, May 19th. The showroom was packed for what turned out to be another unique gathering offering special tributes to family and friends.
Dave’s arrangements were breathtaking and
Allen Organs of Chicago proudly hosted an outstanding Theatre Organ performance by artist Donnie Rankin on Sunday, March 31. The attending crowd was treated to an array of arrangements that fully used the magnificence of the Allen TO-5Q.
Donnie Rankin was named the Overall Winner of the American Theatre Organ Society’s Young
We are proud to present
In concert at Allen Organs Chicago Sunday, March 31
Doors open at 2:30 – Concert at 3:00 pm.
(This program is co-sponsored by CTOS and JATOE)
Dave Calendine blew into the Windy City in February to entertain his CTOS and CATOE friends at the Allen Organs Chicago Showroom. He opened with a video of himself playing the specially built Allen 4 manual stadium organ at Little Caesars Arena for a home game of the Detroit Red Wings against the Blackhawks. He
Allen Organs Chicago hosted Jay Warren in concert on January 20, 2019 in their Bolingbrook, IL showroom.
He delighted the audience with his unique style of playing and accompaniment to two silent movies. He introduced everyone to Nick White who accompanied him with a unique collection of percussion instruments that were typical of the silent film era. Thank you, gentlemen, for the memorable afternoon of musical entertainment.
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Nick is a native of Chicago and is a freelance percussionist, historian, and instrument collector. An active performer with professional orchestras all over the country, he’s a graduate of Boston University and holds two advanced degrees from The Boston Conservatory.
As a collector, White has assembled
Steven Eaklor and Scott May present the debut of the new CD…
In 1959, the day before the organ at the New York Paramount Theatre was removed and the theatre demolished, Bob Wyatt made a recording of this historic instrument. At that time, the organ needed lots of attention and many
Allen Organs Chicago hosted Justin Stahl in concert on October 7, 2018 in their Bolingbrook, IL showroom. He delighted the audience with his distinguished style and surprised everyone with an unexpected vocal accompaniment from Chicago crooner, Mark Demmin. Thank you, gentlemen, for the memorable afternoon of musical entertainment.
Nathan Avakian performed this past weekend at Allen Organs in Bolingbrook, IL. He shared his distinctive talents with the audience that showcased a contemporary silent film accompaniment that was produced by students from the International Youth Silent Film Festival. Thank you, Nathan, for a most enjoyable afternoon of innovative entertainment.
Allen Organs of Chicago Hosts Free Hymn Playing and Registration Workshop with Aram Basmadjian 8/21/18.
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Allen Organs of Chicago is sponsoring a Hymn Playing and Registration Workshop for organists, presented by Aram Basmadjian, at 6:30 pm. Dinner begins at 5:30 pm. at our showroom in Bolingbrook IL.
This personalized, in-depth class
On Sunday, August 5, 2018, Allen Organs of Chicago is hosting a Theatre Organ Concert with renowned theatre organist, Nathan Avakian. Since winning the ATOS Young Organist Competition in 2009, Nathan has provided theatre organ entertainment throughout the U.S. and internationally, completing a six-week concert tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Nathan currently serves as resident organist for the International Youth
Renowned Artist and past president of the American Theatre Organ Society- KEN DOUBLE is performing at Allen Organs of Chicago on June 10, 2018. You are welcome to attend! Doors open at 2:30 pm and concert will begin at 3:00 pm.
This Sunday, May 20, 2018, Allen Organs of Chicago is hosting a Theatre Organ Concert with world class guest organist, Dave Wickerham. Dave has performed to audiences across the U.S., various chapters of ATOS and toured Australia and New Zealand receiving rave reviews. Please join us for what is to be an inspirational performance. Doors open at 2:30 pm.
Join us Sunday, April 29th To Hear Taylor Trimby In Concert at Allen Organs Of Chicago