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12:44 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Organist Promotes Versatile Sounds For Instrument

Jan Kraybill plays the organ at the Kauffman Center.

  You hear organs all the time-- at the ballgame, in a spooky Halloween movie-- but it's also a classical music instrument.

On Friday's Up to Date, we talk with an organist who's tickled the multiple keyboards of ivories at the Kauffman Center about what makes this instrument special.


  • Jan Kraybill, principal organist for the Dome and Spire Organ Foundation and organ conservator at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
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9:50 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Artists In Their Own Words: "One Of The Most Glorious Organs"

A pipe organ is custom-designed and created for a place. When the Casavant Frères organ at the spiral-shaped Community of Christ temple in Independence was first played nearly two decades ago, one critic called it "one of the most glorious organs in North America."

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