Why we LOVE the theatre pipe organ...
"Mighty Mo" at Atlanta's Fox Theatre
The one-man band. A thrilling sound that sends chills down your spine. Mighty theatre organs are some of the most versatile musical instruments. Designed to accompany the silent films of the 1920s, they can effectively play a myriad of music styles. From Gershwin to Sousa and Stravinsky to the Beatles, there's almost nothing they can't tackle. And nothing is better for accompanying Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, Harold Lloyd, or the other greats of silent cinema!
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All the bells and whistles...
These instruments were only made, with few exceptions, in the 1920s. Since that time, enthusiasts have flatly refused to let the theatre organ leave the limelight. George Wright sold millions of "HiFi" records in the 1950s that ignited a new generation of theatre organ fans, and the American Theatre Organ Society has nourished a continued commitment towards presenting great organists on great organs, hosting educational camps and programs, and offering a unique network of individuals passionate about the many aspects of the theatre organ: musical, technical, and more!
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Love Notes - A Mighty Mo Valentine's Celebration
It's no secret that ATOS Atlanta has had a long love affair with "Mighty Mo" at the Atlanta Fox Theatre. After all, it was "Mo" that sparked the creation of our organization nearly 60 years ago. What better way to celebrate the occasion of Valentine's Day than with a love-themed concert!
From the softest whisper to a roaring thunder, Ken Double features the iconic 4/42 Möller organ in all its glory during the latest hour-long streaming event, made possible by ATOS Atlanta and the staff of the Fox Theatre.
Watch "Love Notes - A Mighty Mo Valentine's Celebration" here.
The presentation is the latest in a series of virtual concerts presented on "Mighty Mo" by ATOS Atlanta, which combined have reached over 35k views!
Watch "A Very Merry Mighty Mo Homecoming" by clicking here.
Watch "Mighty Mo in Concert" by clicking here.
Time to Renew Your Membership...
It's that time of the year again - time to renew your ATOS Atlanta membership and help us to continue to preserve and promote the theatre organ. This year it's easier than ever! Simply head over to the membership page and renew online via PayPal or credit card. Of course, you can always renew in person at one of our monthly meetings or via postal mail with a check.
Not currently a member? Come out to one of our programs and experience the magic of the mighty theatre organ and consider joining our efforts!