The Spreckels Outdoor Organ in San Diego celebrates 100 years of music.  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. Opus 1588 Casavant Organ, Lewiston, ME The nameboard of the 1897 Möller Opus 188, restored by M.P. Rathke in 2013. 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 Richard Gray and James David Christie at Saint-Pierre des Chartreux in Toulouse, during Oberlin’s Organ Tour de France. 63rd Sewanee Church Music Conference attendees  Gallery Organ, Schoenstein & Co., Benicia, California, Fordham University Church, New York City 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 Mary Jane Ballou from Florida plays the organ in Tamazulapan during the Tenth International Organ and Early Music Festival, Oaxaca, Mexico. Stephen Tharp at Victoria Hall, Geneva, in 2014 Anabel Taylor Chapel, Cornell Baroque Organ The five-manual console prior to restoration Organ case, St. Anne’s Church, Warsaw, Poland
April 24, 2015
Didier Grassin has been appointed president of the Noack Organ Company, Inc. Fifty-five years after founding the firm, Fritz Noack has passed the company’s helm to Grassin.... more
April 24, 2015
CONCORA’s (Connecticut Choral Artists) Summer Festival 2015 is to be held this month, July 19-25, in Bethany Covenant Church, Berlin, Connecticut. Joseph D’Eugenio will be... more
April 24, 2015
Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, hosts its High School Organ Institute, July 5–18. The two-week experience includes private lessons, masterclasses, sessions... more
April 24, 2015
  The J.F. Nordlie Company, pipe organ builders of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, announce that Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Eagan, Minnesota, has signed an agreement for... more
April 01, 2015
Patrick J. Murphy & Associates in Stowe, Pennsylvania, recently completed a major renovation of the organ at Church of the Covenant, Scranton, Pennsylvania. The 3-manual... more
April 01, 2015
Quezon City, Philippines, is the largest and most populated city in metropolitan Manila, with a population of over 2.5 million; at one time it was the capital of the country... more
April 01, 2015
Charles Dodsley Walker, 94, died in New York City on January 17. At the time of his death he was the conductor of the Canterbury Choral Society, organist and choirmaster... more
April 01, 2015
The first University of Michigan Organ Conference took place in 1961, featuring Anton Heiller, and was the brainchild of Marilyn Mason. It is singular in the organ world for... more
April 01, 2015
Valve jobs, ring jobs, and protection Most faucets and spigots have rubber washers that act as gaskets. When you turn off a faucet, the washer is compressed, sealing the... more

Forestdale Baptist Church (Birmingham) is offering its (1983?) 5-rank Wicks instrument for sale. 

Console:  2 manuals & pedal, all electric, no... 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

Forestdale Baptist Church (Birmingham) is offering its (1983?) 5-rank Wicks instrument for sale. 

Console:  2 manuals & pedal, all electric, no... more

I write this on a snowy day (it is officially spring) but despite the weather all is well, and we have... 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
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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