Historic Organ Restoration Committee
Historic Organ Restoration Committee

Holiday Recital Series Returns to Boardwalk Hall!

Historic Organ Restoration Committee, Inc. the nonprofit created to bring the world’s largest pipe organ back to life, is presenting a series of recitals to coincide with Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall’s Deck the Hall event. 


Eight fantastic organists will bring holiday music to the public with 10 free recitals between December 9th and December 20th, 2019. Holiday favorites will be played on the massive Midmer-Losh pipe organ, the world’s largest musical instrument with 33,112 pipes. These recitals will be presented Monday-Friday at noon in the main arena of Boardwalk Hall. This is the 5th year of holiday recitals that HORC has presented to the public.


Marc Cheban - December 9th & 17th
Scott Breiner - December 10th & 11th
Glenn L. Rodgers - December 12th
John Bate - December 13th
Rudy Lucente - December 16th
Phillip R. Lamb - December 18th
Evelyn Larter - December 19th
Fred Haas - December 20th

"The Sonic Mount Rushmore"

Head on picture of the massive 7-manual console of the Midmer-Losh Opus 5550, on-stage at Historic Boardwalk Hall. © HORC
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Concerts & Tours

Free Daily Recital & Tour

Monday - Friday at 12:00 noon.

1/2 hour recital and 1/2 hour

tour.  Available mid-May - September.

Wednesday noon recitals available

year round, except for holidays.


Curator's Tour

Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM.

Specialty 2-hour tour giving an 

extremely detailed history and

guided tour through areas of the 

building normally closed to the

public.  Available year-round, except

for holidays.  Suggested donation $10.

Membership & Events Coordinator, Scott D. Banks, leading a school tour of the instrument's mighty seven manual console.
Tuning of Fanfare Division - Photo Courtesy Fred Hess & Son
Original DC Blowers - Photo Courtesy Fred Hess & Son

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