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Bigelow & Co., Inc., Organ Builders, American Fork, Utah, Opus 35 The Cathedral Church of St. Mark (Episcopal), Salt Lake City, Utah All of us at...
For those of us in Canada who have a passionate love for the pipe organ and its history, there is no need to look further than our own backyard: a...
Organ Method X This follows directly from the end of last month’s column.   Take the same approach and follow the same procedures with these...
Eugene Hoyne Clark, known to his friends as Gene, died suddenly on March 2. Born December 12, 1929, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, he graduated from La...
Peragallo Pipe Organ Company,  Paterson, New Jersey St. Malachy’s—The Actors’ Chapel, New York City   The music ministry at St. Malachy’s...
The Westfield Center presented its annual conference April 4–6, in Tacoma, Washington, in collaboration with Pacific Lutheran University. Arriving in...
User interface In 1975 and 1976 I had summer jobs in the workshops of Bozeman-Gibson & Company. I use the plural because the shop was in Lowell,...
David Albert John Broome, 81, of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, died March 17 after a long illness. He is remembered as one of the world’s foremost reed...
Austin Organs, Inc.,  Hartford, Connecticut  Opus 2795 First Baptist Church,  Washington, D.C.   Fulfillment of a vision: the...
If Józef Kotowicz asks you if you would like to play in his recital series in Białystok, Poland, say “YES!” I did say “Yes” and in July of 2012...
“To embody music allows you to express the ineffable.” These words spoken by Therees Hibbard, featured clinician for this year’s conference, could...
The magic machine,  The power of Aeolus,  Combined for worship. Recently I’ve spent a couple long days in my car traveling to visit...
Organ Method IX This excerpt begins the section on manual playing, in which I offer guidance to the student who has already played piano or...
Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders, Bellwood, Illinois Trinity Lutheran Church,  Auburn, Ilinois Located a few miles southwest of Springfield,...
Juget-Sinclair Organbuilders, Montréal, Québec, Canada St. Joseph’s Oratory, Montréal, Québec, Canada   From the builder The idea to fully...
On Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10, 2012, a concert and workshop focusing on the medieval organ were held at the Basel (Switzerland)...
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...
Organ Method VIII This month’s excerpt continues the discussion of heel playing, with many exercises. It then deals briefly with double pedal and...
Memorial tributes by Betina Maag Santos, Jane Clark, and Larry Palmer   Homage to Rafael Puyana (October 14, 1931–March 1, 2013) Rafael Antonio...
Nunc Dimittis Fred Gluck, of Oldsmar, Florida, formerly of Erie, Pennsylvania, died March 22 at the age of 95. Born and raised in East Orange, New...