A family favorite tradition continues - and with a special offer! Tickets are half price with the promo code HHW, so join us on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, in the Music Hall Ballroom for this year's holiday treat: Happy Holidays with the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.
Singer/actress Michele Ragusa makes a special appearance at this concert! Michele's career includes roles in Titanic, Ragtime and Young Frankenstein. She's also performed at major venues including the Kennedy Center.
By popular demand, world-renowned organist Jelani Eddington returns to the Wurlitzer keyboard. At age 13, Jelani won the American Theatre Organ Society's (ATOS) Young Theatre Organist Competition. In 2001, Jelani was honored by ATOS as Theatre Organist of the year. In both categories, he was the youngest organist ever to achieve those titles!
When you attend the concert, you'll also be charmed by dancers from the Cincinnati Ballet's Otto M. Budig Academy. And Santa Claus is sure to make an appearance!
Holiday favorites come alive when theatre organists blend in the chimes and special effects only a Wurlitzer can make. Two concerts will be presented: 10:30am and 7:00pm. Plan now to attend - tickets are available now!
Happy Holidays with the Mighty Wurlitzer 2019 is sponsored by Mrs. Donald C. Siekmann.
Linda Siekmann is one of the original members of Friends of Music Hall and after three decades of generous support, she now sits on the advisory council for Friends of Music Hall, sharing institutional knowledge with this organization. True friends to Music Hall, Linda, along with her late husband Don Siekmann, former president of Friends of Music Hall and long-time champion and Chair of the Mighty Wurlitzer concerts, never missed an opportunity to extend their support and enthusiasm for the arts.
Don Siekmann won audiences over with his remarkably warm showmanship and nostalgic reverence for the era of silent film and the wondrous instruments that accompanied them. Today, Linda continues to share Don's love of the Wurtlitzer theatre organ by sponsoring what was his brainchild and favorite concert, Happy Holidays, with new and returning audiences. .
We are grateful to Linda for keeping Don's memory and the Wurlitzer alive.