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Up to Date
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.

Guest:

  • 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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Music
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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