Installation Underway for Kauffman Center Pipe Organ
The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts opens in two months. And it will also take the next two months for a crew from Montreal to install a new Casavant Fr?res pipe organ.
Kansas City, Mo. – Installation work began last week, and boxes and crates filled with pipes and other components are stacked on stage - and behind stage - at Helzberg Hall.
KCUR's Laura Spencer talked to project manager Fabien Tremblay about the progress.
photos: Laura Spencer/KCUR
After installation is complete, tuning and voicing will begin (also a two-month process). A dedication concert for the pipe organ takes place on March 10, 2012.
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