CENTER CITY (CBS) — The Kimmel Center hosted its 6th annual organ day. Six hours of free music programming for all ages.
Children were invited up on stage to get close to the largest mechanical-action concert hall organ in the United States and were even invited to play it.READ MORE: Ocean County Man Kevin Noonan Picking Up Furniture Hits, Kills Man, Then Flees, Authorities Say
Eight year-old Konrad Krowicki from Reading has been playing the piano since he was just a little kid at the age of 6.
“It was louder and the tune was a little bit different,” she said.READ MORE: COVID In Philadelphia: FEMA-Run Pennsylvania Convention Center Vaccination Site Extended For Additional 4 Weeks
Jay Wahl is the artistic director for the Kimmel Center and says the day is also about sharing music and talents.
“The Kimmel Center is part of the city and it belongs to all of us so this is a place that we all come and we sit together and we listen to music and we scream and dance and we play and it all happens today on organ day and every day here.”MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Scattered Showers Expected To Move Into Region Wednesday Night
The audience was also treated to a silent film staring Laurel and Hardey where the organist played live music to the film.