October 3, 2020
Show Time: 8:00 pm
A BENEFIT FOR THE EMBASSY THEATRE: Join me as I perform a special benefit concert for the Embassy Theatre in my hometown…
Celebrate the splendor and magnificence of the Grande Page pipe organ during this live streaming event with Mark Herman. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Mark has been involved with the Embassy and its unique instrument since he was a young man. He has been hosting Saturday evening live stream concert events since March of this year to fill the void of in-person live entertainment. Click on the event above to get a reminder/RSVP; Mark will host this concert on Facebook live with any donations being directed to the Embassy’s Raise the Curtain campaign to help the theater recover revenue losses from the pandemic.
A little about Mark…
Mark Herman is one of America’s busiest theatre organists, performing concerts and silent film presentations across the US and abroad. In 2012, he was named the American Theatre Organ Society’s Organist of the Year and is the youngest person ever to receive the prestigious honor. Previously, he was overall winner of the Society’s Young Theatre Organist Competition in 2004.
Mark has been featured on several episodes of American Public Media’s Pipedreams program, and has performed for countless conventions of the American Theatre Organ Society, American Guild of Organists, and Organ Historical Society. On the international stage, he has toured in Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Additionally, his arrangements and performances have been heard both on television and in motion pictures. In 2019, he was honored to be featured alongside the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a rare organ solo cameo.
He currently resides in Los Angeles, where he is President and Tonal Director of the Los Angeles Organ Company. He is in demand as a voicing specialist and tonal consultant for Allen Organs and is proud to be an Allen Artist, showcasing new Allen Organs in the US and beyond. He oversees the care of several notable theatre pipe organs and consults on instruments nationally.