April 7, 2023
Contact: Steve Hawkins
Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Oklahoma History Center Presents “Ice Cream Social” Kilgen Organ Performance
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma History Center is pleased to announce the spring performance of the Kilgen Theater Organ titled “Ice Cream Social.” Keeping with the theme, ice cream will be served prior to the performance, so early arrival is advised. The featured organist will be David Marsh, a rising star in the theater organ world.
This performance will take place on Monday, April 24, from 7-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $20 for nonmembers. They may be purchased online. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Marsh started playing the organ when he was 14 years old. An interest in the theater organ became apparent throughout the years, and he began pursuing it. Professionally, David has also enjoyed a career in music education, including teaching advanced music theory at Villa Park High School in Orange County, Calif. He has been a piano teacher since 2016. David has also served as the director of operations for Soli Studios Music, Inc. and executive assistant for the Los Angeles Organ Company. David is president of the Orange County Theatre Organ Society, which maintains the 4/37 Wurlitzer at Plummer Auditorium in Fullerton, Calif.
The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.