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Festival of Great Organ Music

Hayes Hall

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Festival of Great Organ Music

James Cochran, principal organist
Lee Cobb, organist
John Fenstermaker, organist
Joyce Finlay, organist
Thomas Goetz, organist
Ric Jaeggi, organist
Colleen Kilpatrick, organist
Mary Joy Silmaro, organist
Wojciech Wojtasiewicz, organist

Buxtehude — Praeludium in G Minor
Bach — Trio Sonata No. 2 in C Minor
Bach arr. Near — Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A Mighty Fortress is our God)
Clérambault — Suite du Deuxième Ton
Messiaen — Les Corps Glorieux
Ginastera —  Toccata, Villancico, y Fuga
Harris — Flourish for an Occasion
Elgar — from Five Military Marches, Op. 39 “Pomp and Circumstance”
Fletcher — Fountain Reverie
Liszt — Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H


Feel the sound of 3,604 pipes in Hayes Hall as Southwest Florida's finest organists perform some of the greatest organ music ever composed. Built by Casavant Frères of St. Hyacinthe, Quebeche, the Casavant Opus 3690 at Artis—Naples is unique in the loftiest meaning of the term.

Learn more about this magnificent pipe organ — click the image below to open the PDF brochure, Building the Organ.

James Cochran

James Cochran


James Cochran is the founder and director of the Naples Philharmonic Chorus, director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus and resident organist of the Naples Philharmonic. As an organ recitalist, Cochran has performed in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Mexico. As the Naples Philharmonic Chorus director, he has prepared the ensemble for concerts under the batons of such preeminent conductors as Keith Lockhart, Jack Everly and Jorge Mester. Outside of his work with the Naples Philharmonic, Cochran serves as the director of music at the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. Cochran holds master and doctorate of music arts degrees from the Eastman School of Music.

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