Cathedral of the Assumption, Kraków, Poland Remembering Heinz Wunderlich Mary Jane Ballou from Florida plays the organ in Tamazulapan during the Tenth International Organ and Early Music Festival, Oaxaca, Mexico. 63rd Sewanee Church Music Conference attendees  Hank Knox, William Porter, Sietze de Vries, Hans-Ola Ericsson, Olivier Latry, James David Christie, and John Grew with a bust of Lynnwood Farnam at the McGill Summer Organ Academy The five-manual console prior to restoration Richard Gray and James David Christie at Saint-Pierre des Chartreux in Toulouse, during Oberlin’s Organ Tour de France. Opus 1588 Casavant Organ, Lewiston, ME Stephen Tharp at Victoria Hall, Geneva, in 2014 Bird’s-eye view of Dobson case, as seen from the bell ringers’ gallery in the chapel tower, Merton College, The University of Oxford, U.K. Gallery Organ, Schoenstein & Co., Benicia, California, Fordham University Church, New York City The nameboard of the 1897 Möller Opus 188, restored by M.P. Rathke in 2013. A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Advent Lutheran Church,  Melbourne, Florida Douglas Rafter seated at the Kotzschmar Organ, Portland City Hall, Portland, Maine Goulding & Wood Organ Builders, Inc.: The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Lexington, Kentucky
December 18, 2014
THE DIAPASON, along with the Chicago and Fox Valley chapters of the American Guild of Organists, and the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ Historical Society, will present... more
December 18, 2014
  The National Conference for Sacred Music will take place January 7–9 at First Presbyterian Church, San Antonio, Texas. Emphasis is on new approaches to revitalize... more
December 18, 2014
  The Tallahassee Sacred Music Conference, hosted by the Church Music Institute, will take place from Thursday, January 22, to Saturday, January 24, at St. John’s... more
December 18, 2014
  Madonna della Strada Chapel at Loyola University Chicago continues its organ concerts, Sundays at 3 p.m.: January 18, Kevin McKelvieFebruary 15, Phillip KloecknerMarch... more
December 03, 2014
Alan Dann, president of the Estey Organ Museum of Brattleboro, Vermont, died September 7 at the age of 80. Born March 29, 1934, he was educated at Harvard University;... more
December 03, 2014
Glendon Frank:Remembering Hilda Jonas Harpsichordist, pianist, teacher, and, most importantly, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Hilda Jonas passed away... more
December 03, 2014
Mercer University has acquired and has dedicated a new organ for the organ teaching studio in McCorkle Hall, Townsend School of Music. The instrument, the Giuseppe Englert... more
December 03, 2014
From the organbuilder The Bryn Athyn Cathedral organ has been one of the most fascinating and challenging instruments in the history of the Kegg firm. Oberlin graduate and... more
December 03, 2014
The Diapason is pleased to partner with the Chicago and Fox Valley Chapters of the American Guild of Organists and the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ Historical Society... more


2MP Visser/Wahl practice organ.

Lower Manual–Flute 8′ (wood) 
Upper Manual–Flute 8′ (metal)
Pedal (30 notes, flat) pulldown lower manual.

... more

Stopped Flute and Quintadena, with Octave Coupler.

Blower and vacuum pump included.

Casework excellent. Piano works OK. All components complete.

Re-rubberclothing needed for...


1971 II/3 Delaware simulated tracker-touch pipe organ (61) pedal (32).

Perfect for practice or small church. 12 stops, 185 pipes.

Phone 330/494-3195 or e-mail by clicking below.


Two-manual/pedal, 4-rank unified.

$6,000 or best offer; buyer to remove/ship.

Currently in storage, playable before disassembling, some restoration needed.

Phone 612/554-3350...


Moeller Artiste, 3 ranks, very good condition, some renovation completed, builder ready to assist in moving for additional cost. $8,000/best offer.

414/228-8737; e-mail by clicking below....


1978 Reuter pipe organ....


Reiley tracker organ, ca. 1890. Two manuals, 9 ranks, 10 speaking stops, 4 couplers.

10' 5" wide; walnut and cherry case.

Excellent condition. Asking $42,000.



1928 Casavant pipe organ, completely restored...


Wicks organ—two manuals, four ranks, ca. 1990.

16' Rohrflute, 97 pipes; 8' Principal, 85 pipes; 4' Gemshorn, 73 pipes; 8' Trumpet, 61 pipes.

Excellent condition. Oak casework and...


Martin Pasi pipe organ for sale.

Two manuals, 24 stops, suspended-tracker action. $350,000.

Details on web at or phone 425/471-0826, or send an e-mail...


Clearing inventory—Box organ.

Specification: 8' Gedeckt, 4' Rohrflute, 2' Principal.

Case: Mahogany with extensive woodcarving.

Key compass: 54 notes from C1–e54.


James D. Hicks is a native of Fredericksburg, Virginia. He holds degrees in music from the Peabody Institute of Music of Johns Hopkins University, Yale University, and the University of Cincinnati.... more


2MP Visser/Wahl practice organ.

Lower Manual–Flute 8′ (wood) 
Upper Manual–Flute 8′ (metal)
Pedal (30 notes, flat) pulldown lower manual.

... more
This is one of the busiest times of the year for many of us—practicing, rehearsals, extra services, seasonal... more
We are already at the Thanksgiving holiday, which for church musicians means the busy schedule of Advent and... more
As we near the end of October, THE DIAPASON is filled with announcements of appointments, honors,... more
My wife Wendy’s daughter Meg is a vibrant young woman who inherited an intense sense of curiosity from her... more

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