Midday Pipes

Wednesday, October 09, 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.

October 10, 2019
Gabriel Arregui
Sub-Organist/Assistant Choirmaster, St. Paul’s Cathedral, San Diego

Gabriel Arregui has appeared in recital with sopranos Julianne Baird and Rosa Lamoreaux, David Shostac (flute), John Thiessen (baroque trumpet) and Elizabeth Blumenstock (baroque violin). He has performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, and Robert Runcie,the late Archbishop of Canterbury. He has appeared for 22 seasons as a soloist and in chamber ensembles with the Baroque Music Festival of Corona del Mar and has taught 18th-century counterpoint at La Sierra University. Presently, he serves as Sub-organist and Assistant Choirmaster of St Paul’s Cathedral, San Diego, where he has many opportunities to practice his latest passion: improvisation. Mr Arregui holds degrees from the University of Southern California (Accompanying and Collaborative Piano) and Loma Linda University (Organ Performance). His professors have included Gwendolyn Koldofsky, Brooks Smith and Jean Barr (Collaborative and Solo Piano), Anita Norskov Olsen (Solo Piano), Malcolm Hamilton (Harpsichord), and Donald J. Vaughn and Thomas Harmon (Organ).



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