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Organ Series

The Longwood Organ has the distinction of being the largest residential Aeolian ever constructed and is a stunning specimen of American Art Deco organ design and engineering.

Newly restored in 2011, the organ captures an orchestral sound like no other. Hear it played by the most talented organists of today in our Ballroom. 

Visit our Garden Shop for Organ CDs.

Learn more about our International Organ Competition.

Upcoming Organ Concerts

F. Anthony Thurman

Delivering elegant and passionate performances, Thurman is an organ soloist and music director at First Presbyterian Church in Germantown, PA.

Sebastian Heindl

The winner of the 2019 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition makes his Longwood solo performance debut.

Steven Patchel

An accomplished organist and recitalist, Steven Patchel currently serves as music director at Immanuel Episcopal Church, Highlands in Wilmington, DE.

Michael Smith

Minister of Music at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh, Michael Smith has performed recitals and accompanied choirs around the world.

Andrew Senn

Known for his colorful programming and playing, Andrew Senn is director of music and organist at The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.

Chris Gage

Praised for his convincing interpretations of North German baroque music, Chris Gage is director of music at Overbrook Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.

Thomas Heywood

Called the “Ironman der Orgel” for his performances on pipe organs around the globe, Heywood performs his own transcription of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5.