Christ the King’s music program is designed to complement and enrich our worship services, and to expand the congregation’s knowledge of the breadth and depth of Anglican musical traditions. Pictured above is the facade (front pipes) of Christ the King’s pipe organ, Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1192.
Dr. Will Thomas, DMA, our Director of Music and Organist, is a Doctoral candidate in organ performance and music in general education at the Fred Fox School of Music at the University of Arizona. Will holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Sacred Music from Carson-Newman University and a Master of Music Degree in Organ Performance from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Sacred Music from Carson-Newman University and a Master of Music Degree in Organ Performance from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Before coming to Tucson, Will served for many years as Organist and Director of Music at Our Lady of Fatima church in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Knoxville. As an active concert organist, Will’s solo performances have taken him to venues in Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Pennsylvania and New York City.
Beginning to intermediate students of all ages are invited to talk with our Director of Music to arrange for piano and/or organ lessons, which will be offered here at the church. Contact Will Thomas at email@example.com.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CHOIRS WILL NOT MEET DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS
More about our Organ
The installation of this magnificent pipe organ was completed in the spring of 2012. The organ was built in 1949 by the highly regarded American organ-building firm Aeolian-Skinner (Op. 1192) for the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Tucson. Tucson-area organbuilder Michael O’Sullivan restored the organ for installation at Christ the King.
Technical specifications for the completed organ appear below:
Great (Manual I)
Bourdon 8′ (from Gedeckt 16′)
Unda Maris 8′
Harmonic Flute 4′
Twelfth 2 2/3′
Swell (Manual II)
Geigen Diapason 8′
Gamba Celeste 8′
Flute Triangulaire 4′
Flute 2′ (from Flute Triangulaire 4′)
Larigot 1-1/3′ (from Nazard 2-2/3′)
Vox Humana 8′
Gedeckt 16′ (Great)
Gedeckt 8′ (Great)
Octave 4′ (from Principal 8′)
Gedeckt 4′ (Great)
Contre Trompette 16′ (1-12 digital; 13-32 from Swell)
Hautbois 4′ (Swell)
Full complement of couplers. Solid-state combination action with 8 levels of memory.