Concerts, Events & News at KCTPO
Our Upcoming Concert Schedule
All events scheduled by the KCTPO are held on Sundays at the Kansas City Municipal Auditorium Music Hall at 2:00PM unless otherwise announced.
July 26, 2015
Greg Owen has established himself as a widely known concert artist throughout the United States. Born in 1965, he has had a love for the organ since the age of 9. Inspired by artists such as Virgil Fox, Lyn Larsen, Walt Strony and Tom Hazelton, Greg has taken a style all his own. He has concertized for numerous chapters from the east and west coasts. He has performed for the Garden State theatre organ society at such venues as the Trenton War Memorial, The Loews Jersey Wonder Morton, the Pascack Theatre, the Rahway Theatre and for NYTOS at the Lafayette Theatre in Suffern, the New York Military Academy in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York and at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York.
He has also played at the Byrd Theatre in Richmond, Virginia, as well as the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham, Alabama. Equally at home with electronic organs, he has his own custom instrument he brings to different venues around the country as well as having played in restaurants throughout the years. He has played the Wanamaker organ on numerous occasions as well as many other venues including the Atlantic City Convention Hall Organ and the Sanfilippo Residence Organ, including the Wichita Wurlitzer.
Greg has held the prestigious position as staff organist at the Organ Loft in Salt Lake City for over 4 years. Equally at home on electronic organs, Greg has played for many electronic organ societies including the Hammond Organ Society and the Monmouth Organ Society in New Jersey. He is a Yamaha National Electone Organ Festival Competition winner. Recently, he performed for the River City Theatre Organ Society at the Rose Theatre Wurlitzer.