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The Empire State Theatre & Musical Instrument Museum, now celebrating over 50 years of music history at the New York State Fair, presents their annual Christmas Concert featuring national touring organist Scott Foppiano live on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.  Pipe organs have been a part of Christmas since they were invented hundreds of years ago.  The music of this festive season will feature your favorite traditional Christmas music as well as popular modern standards.

The Empire State Theatre & Musical Instrument Museum is located in the Harriet May Mills Art & Home Center on the New York State Fairgrounds.  It was established in 1966 as a Nonprofit and Educational Organization, Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.  The Wurlitzer organ was built in 1925 for the former RKO Keith’s Theatre in downtown Syracuse where it was used principally for silent film accompaniment and musical interludes.  It was saved and reinstalled permanently in the Empire Theatre at the State Fairgrounds as the centerpiece of the theatre and musical instrument museum.  It recently celebrated 90 years of musical entertainment during the New York State Fair.  More information about the museum is available at or by calling Philip A. Edwards at 315.451.6551.

Venue: Empire Theater 

Show Hours: Doors open at 2:00pm, concert starts at 2:30pm

Admission: Non-members - Adults $15.00, Children $2.00 - General seating tickets are available at the door prior to the program

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Contact Phone # : 315-451-6551

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