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A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, Georgia First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Galveston Island, Texas First Presbyterian Church, Galveston Island, Texas Galveston Island has a rich history and played a significant...
Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders, Bellwood, Illinois Zion Lutheran Church (WELS), Columbus, Wisconsin Located about twenty miles northeast of Madison, Zion Lutheran Church (WELS) is home to a rejuvenated instrument that...
March 18, 2016, marked an important milestone in the history of the pipe organ in Chicago. Chicago was founded in 1837, and the first traceable organ was installed in the city that same year by Henry Erben of New York City,...
The Diapason’s second annual “20 under 30” selections came from a field that included over 130 nominations, a response that exceeded the previous year’s. The nominees were evaluated based upon information provided in the...
The lower level of the motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Mound, Wisconsin, is an immense circular structure that contains literally a small city—an auditorium that seats 500, a labyrinth, private studios for...
The 55th annual University of Michigan Organ Conference, with the theme “Organ Music of Central Europe,” took place October 4–6, 2015. Following Michele Johns’ retirement celebration in 2014, and the Marilyn Mason fête the...
Motivation, Practicing, Fun, Guidance, & Projection II This month I will continue questioning, musing, speculating—almost free-associating—about aspects of our ways of working with our students, and about how that...
Human gestures The 2007 documentary film Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037, provides a rare glimpse into the art of building pianos. The cameras travel through the factory from one work area to another, interviewing...
HKSNA, Duphly, Skowroneck, Leonhardt, and Kreisler: A Twisted Tale The 2016 meeting of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America took place in Oberlin, Ohio, March 20–24. Eschewing the expensive rooms at the about-to-...
Nunc Dimittis Grigg Thompson Fountain died in Albuquerque on February 14. He was 97 years old. Born in October 1918, in Bishopville, South Carolina, he attended Wake Forest College for a year and received a B.A. in music...
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