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
January 26, 2015
  Paul Cienniwa has released By Heart: The Art of Memorizing Music (ISBN-13: 978-1496180698, ISBN 10: 1496180690, $12.95; available in print and Kindle formats at Amazon... more
January 26, 2015
Two special programs in the February schedule for American Public Media’s Pipedreams show will highlight two of the foremost modern concert-hall organs in the United States,... more
January 24, 2015
  The 9th Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition will take place April through September 2015 in Lawrence (Kansas), Hamburg, Moscow, and Kaliningrad. The... more
January 24, 2015
The 2015 Breda International Organ Competition on the four-manual Flentrop organ in the Grote Kerk in Breda, the Netherlands, takes place from October 19 until October 31,... more
January 02, 2015
Spreckels Outdoor Organ at 100 years In summer 2001, I had just finished my doctorate at the Manhattan School of Music and was living in New York City when I read about an... more
January 02, 2015
Harold Chaney, New York City organist, died on November 20, 2014. He was 84. The cause was complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. A native of California, he pursed... more
January 02, 2015
What a thrill it was to hear famed organist Dame Gillian Weir play her final public recital at Westminster Cathedral in London on December 5, 2011. It was a magical and... more
January 02, 2015
Daniel Roth is widely acclaimed as a leading French organ recitalist, recording artist, improviser, teacher, and composer. He is titular organist of the Church of Saint-... more
January 02, 2015
To encourage young organists—this has been our raison d’être for the past seventeen years of the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival, something with which all of us in the... more


Dobson tracker organ: two-manual and pedal, 8 stops, 7 ranks. Opus 39 from 1988, in Long Island, NY.

Height 13'1''; width 6'.

Free-standing case of... 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


Dobson tracker organ: two-manual and pedal, 8 stops, 7 ranks. Opus 39 from 1988, in Long Island, NY.

Height 13'1''; width 6'.

Free-standing case of... more

Here we are, in the bleak midwinter (this is being written as the East Coast receives “snow on snow”)—with... 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
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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