We celebrated the pipe organ and the people who play them and love them. The pipe organ is an instrument that comes from our distant past and yet remains a compelling idea as a musical instrument, a work of art and a magical machine. Since it was first conceived, it has made use of the leading technologies of the time. Today, it has become capable of being part of the Internet and it is technically possible to play the organ at Knox United Church from the International Space Station.
At the core though, the pipe organ is about people and about music. At the Spirit Wind Festival we celebrated both, meeting friends and colleagues and letting the spirit of good will provide us a festival to remember!
The Royal Canadian College of Organists (RCCO) is the professional organization for organists in Canada. It provides support to its members in the development and practice of fine organ and choral performance and sound musicianship, and works to promote these interests in the wider Canadian public.
Our vision: Inspiring connections with organ music.
Our mission: To promote a vibrant and inclusive community that engages more people in the transforming power of the organ and its music.
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