Midday Pipes

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: First United Methodist Church of San Diego, 2111 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, CA US 92108

Room: Sanctuary

Come listen to our pipes!

We invite you to take a 45-minute break in your busy day. Sit down, relax and enjoy the beautiful music played on a 108-rank, 4-manual Blackinton and Associates Pipe Organ, the largest pipe organ in San Diego County.


11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Each month you'll have a chance to listen to a different organist play a 45-minute free organ concert.


September 11, 2019
Ty Woodward
Organist, First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica

Ty Woodward has played classical and theatre organ concerts throughout the U.S.  His recording credits include a solo classical recording on the former Aeolian-Skinner organ at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and a theatre organ recording on the Wurlitzer organ at the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, N.Y., along with accompaniments for many choral recordings. Ty’s film credits include conducting a men’s chorus for the Bugs Bunny Episode “From Hare to Eternity”, and most recently he is the organist on the 2018 version of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.

Ty holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance and a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Southern California.  He is a former Dean of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and has served on the Commission of Liturgy and Music for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. He is currently Staff Organist at Disney’s El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, and Organist at First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica. As Principal at Diapason Pipe Organ Consultants LLC, he has worked with numerous churches on the design and installation of their pipe organs.



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