Maine Public Interview with James Kennerley Part 2

[one_third] [/one_third] [two_third_last] Cultural Conversation with James Kennerley: Organists and the NBA & Dreams do come true! The second part to Robin Rilette’s Maine Public interview with James Kennerley Click here to listen to the interview. [/two_third_last]

Orgelkids Portable Organ

We’ve waited a long time for this portable organ to arrive and we were excited to put it together for the first time. Based off a design in the Netherlands, Orgelkids USA sells and rents these organs that can be put together by anyone. Our organ is Opus 1e from them. Below are some pictures … Read more

Article: Portland’s new municipal organist wants to restore the bond between instrument and listener

[one_third] [/one_third] [two_third_last] Portland’s new municipal organist wants to restore the bond between instrument and listener James Kennerley sees himself as a civil servant, and he begins his duties Wednesday night. “I am here to entertain the population,” he (Kennerley) said. “You must remember, the organ was built at a time when professional orchestras weren’t … Read more

Maine Public Interview with James Kennerley

[one_third] [/one_third] [two_third_last] Cultural Conversation with Portland’s new Municipal Organist, James Kennerley Did you catch the radio interview on Maine Public by Robin Rilette this week? Click here to listen to the interview. [/two_third_last]

Article: An organ concert, chamber ensembles and a celebration of early music make a week of milestones.

[one_third] [/one_third] [two_third_last] An organ concert, chamber ensembles and a celebration of early music make a week of milestones. In Portland music circles, this is a week of significant milestones. James Kennerley performs his first concert as Portland’s municipal organist…He makes his debut as municipal organist with a Kotzschmar Organ concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, … Read more

Article: Out & About: ‘K’ is for Kotzschmar, and Kennerley

[one_third] [/one_third] [two_third_last] Out & About: ‘K’ is for Kotzschmar, and Kennerley It’s been almost four months since the mighty Kotzschmar Memorial Organ has been in the hands of its official organist, but that drought ends April 18 when James Kennerley sits at the console and plays his first concert since being named Portland municipal … Read more

Kotzschmar Memorial Trust Scholarship 2018

[one_third] [/one_third] [two_third_last] 2018 Scholarship Recipient Announcement: The Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ (FOKO) are pleased to announce that the following young musicians have been awarded with the Kotzschmar Memorial Trust Scholarship after auditions on Saturday, March 10, 2018: Kinnon Church, 24, studying double bass with Erik Higgins Devon Cohen, 17, studying Tenor with David … Read more