Sundays at 3:30 pm
September 3 - November 19, 2023
Free with general admission
Generously sponsored by
Nancy and Ellis J. Parker
Drawing Room piano demonstrations will take place on:
September 3rd and 17th, October 1st, 15th, and 29th, November 12th.
Music Room organ demonstrations will take place on:
September 10th and 24th, October 8th and 22nd, November 5th and 19th.
Visitors may enjoy live music performances this Fall while touring Whitehall.
On select Sundays in September, October and November, visitors may delight in the sounds of the 1902 J. H. & C. S. Odell & Co. organ in the Music Room and the 1901 Steinway and Sons model B art case piano commissioned specifically for the Drawing Room.
These two original instruments will be played by local musicians as part of the Museum’s conservation program. A variety of popular music will be performed including secular and spiritual pieces published or composed during the Gilded Age.
Hear the Organ:
- November 14th
Hear the Piano:
- November 7th and 21st
- October 6, Highlights from the Flagler Museum Archives
- October 20, Opening Numbers
- November 3, At the Ballet
Highlights from the Flagler Museum Archive Collection will include recognizable tunes and examples of popular music from the classical composers Tchaikovsky, Pucci and Chopin. Opening Numbers will feature two-step openers from Gyspy Rose, Sleeping Beauty, Carmen and more! At the Ballet will include classical pieces from the infamous Tchaikovsky ballet Swan Lake and a medley of waltzes from composers such as Reinhold and Berenger.
- October 13, Highlights from the Flagler Museum Archives
- October 27, Opera & Oratorio Melodies
- November 10, La Belle Époque
Highlights from the Flagler Museum Archive Collection will include recognizable tunes such as "Play a Simple Melody" and "Happy Days are Here Again," as well as other examples of popular music with Florida as a focal point. Opera & Oratorio Melodies will feature familiar movements from operas and oratorio works by Verdi, Massenet, and Handel. La Belle Époque will include classical waltzes and joyful minuets from Europe's Golden Age, an era which coincided with America's Gilded Age.