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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...
  Appointments St. Thomas Church and Choir School, New York City, has announced the appointment of Stephen Buzard and Benjamin Sheen as...
A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, Georgia Advent Lutheran Church,  Melbourne, Florida Advent Lutheran Church in Melbourne, Florida...
Heinz Wunderlich died March 10, 2012 (see “Nunc Dimittis,” The Diapason, May 2012, pp. 10, 12). He served for many years as music director at St....
  The world’s most distinguished concert organist, Marie-Claire Alain, died at the age of 86 on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in Le Pecq, a small...
Some composers’ reputations, such as those of Bach and Mozart, are secured by their masterpieces in various genres. Some composers are...
As it was in the beginning Every student of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach learns early how much more there is to it than meets the untrained ear...
Organ Method VII This month’s column starts with a discussion of the ways of using excerpts from repertoire as pedal exercises—even very early in the...