Independence, Missouri, is one of the only places in the world where you’ll find two magnificent musical instruments in side-by-side, visually-stunning, truly unique architectural spaces. This setting unites these splendid instruments.
The 113-rank Aeolean Skinner organ, created in 1959, stands as a focal point under the 6,000-seat Auditorium’s dome. The Temple Sanctuary’s spire reaches 300 feet in the air, and is home to the 102-rank Casavant organ, created in 1993.
Dome & Spire ensures these instruments create musical inspiration; provide opportunities for musicians, students, teachers, and engineers; maintains two beautiful venues for audiences to experience the grandeur of the organs; and offers events that are open to people from all over the globe to experience fine arts and learn about the marvelous instrument that is the organ.