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  Appointments St. Thomas Church and Choir School, New York City, has announced the appointment of Stephen Buzard and Benjamin Sheen as assistant organists.  Stephen Buzard is a Master of Music candidate at the...
Memorial tributes by Betina Maag Santos, Jane Clark, and Larry Palmer   Homage to Rafael Puyana (October 14, 1931–March 1, 2013) Rafael Antonio Lazaro Puyana Michelsen was born in Bogotá, Colombia. At age sixteen he...
Organ Method VIII This month’s excerpt continues the discussion of heel playing, with many exercises. It then deals briefly with double pedal and with pedal substitution. This wraps up the chapter on pedal playing as such....
Sacred spaces Several years ago the Organ Clearing House was assisting a colleague firm installing a large renovated organ in one of our country’s great cathedrals. Halfway through the project we encountered a logistical...
On Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10, 2012, a concert and workshop focusing on the medieval organ were held at the Basel (Switzerland) Peterskirche. They dealt with concepts, designs, repertoire and the medieval organ...
Juget-Sinclair Organbuilders, Montréal, Québec, Canada St. Joseph’s Oratory, Montréal, Québec, Canada   From the builder The idea to fully restore the Beckerath organ at St. Joseph’s Oratory came from then Organist...
Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders, Bellwood, Illinois Trinity Lutheran Church,  Auburn, Ilinois Located a few miles southwest of Springfield, Illinois, Trinity Lutheran Church is home to a new organ consisting of pipe...