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
March 05, 2015
Oundle for Organists will hold Pulling Out the Stops, a weekend camp for young organists, April 10–12 in Oundle, Northamptonshire, UK. The event will feature... more
March 05, 2015
RSCM Church Organists’ Course The Royal Society of Church Music will hold a Church Organists' Course April 7–April 9, in Birmingham, UK. Directed by Rosemary Field, and... more
March 03, 2015
Meet the Class of 2015: Joseph Balistreri Director of Music, Archdiocese of Detroit   Thomas Bowers Harpsichord technician, Harpsichord Clearing House   Joey Brink... more
March 02, 2015
The American Guild of Organists (AGO) will sponsor a Recital and Gala Benefit Reception honoring international award-winning organist Cherry Rhodes and distinguished organist... more
March 05, 2015
Relocation and resurrection I received a telephone call in May of 2010. A lady familiar with Buzard Pipe Organ Builders’ restoration work had purchased a Hinners organ at... more
March 05, 2015
From the organbuilder In 1976, a fire at the historic Christ Anglican Church in London, Ontario, caused severe damage to the interior of the nave as well as considerable... more
March 04, 2015
Richard Rephann, 82, harpsichordist and director emeritus of the Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments, died on December 29, 2014, in Hamden, Connecticut. Born... more
March 04, 2015
The Haarlem International Organ Festival (July 12–26, 2014) celebrated a milestone with its 50th Improvisation Competition this summer. The festival runs concurrently with... more
March 04, 2015
Note: All letters, photos, articles, and other memorabilia used here are from the personal library of Dr. Alexander Boggs Ryan, housed at Trinity Episcopal Church, Longview,... more


Allen MDS 312 three-manual digital-computer organ—$20,000 (East Greenwich, RI). Installed 1995, fully functional, great sound. Can be used for theatre-style or... 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


Allen MDS 312 three-manual digital-computer organ—$20,000 (East Greenwich, RI). Installed 1995, fully functional, great sound. Can be used for theatre-style or... more

As many of us face practice times in very cold churches (it is below zero as I write this today), we begin... 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
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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