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Cover Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Rockford, Illinois Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, Illinois Opus 23   Builder's statement It has been a...
Mark Stevenson British harpsichord maker Mark Stevenson died of cancer on July 4, 2000, aged 56. Born in Cambridge in 1943, Stevenson studied art...
Profile: Utrecht, The Netherlands Situated amongst the picturesque canals in the heart of Utrecht, the freestanding Dom Tower was connected with the...
William Whitehead died on July 6 in Stamford, Connecticut, from diabetes and a stroke. He was 62. He held the BMus from the University of Oklahoma,...
Anyone familiar with the biographies of distinguished composers and performers throughout music history can never fail to be amazed at the impressive...
One of the delightful aspects of being a concert organist is that there are tremendous opportunities to visit various parts of the world and to savor...
“There is nothing remarkable about it.  All one has to do is hit the right notes at the right time, and the instrument plays itself....
Karen McFarlane has announced her retirement from twenty-four years of active concert management, effective January 1 of this coming year. Karen...
Cover Steven Cook, Edmonds, WA Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Bremerton, WA From the consultant: A new, encased mechanical action organ, by builder...
Northwest Spaces Physical, metaphysical, mental and spiritual; Concerts expand one's perceptions and test prejudices A random survey around the...
In the world of music at large the organ is often considered an outcast, a curiosity, or at best an antique. One reason is that much of the organ...
On February 2, 2000, the life of a great Christian organist came to an end. Esma Beth Clark, 74 years old, died after a prolonged struggle with...
The Reuter Organ Company, Lawrence, Kansas, has built a new organ for University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington. Opus 2196 is a large...
Paul Pettinga, longtime professor of music at the University of Illinois, died one year ago, on October 28, 1999, in Urbana, Illinois, at the age of...
This article is coming to you from the Isle of Man, an island some 30 miles long by about 14 miles wide, and sitting midway between Ireland and...
Perhaps it is a good idea to state right away that there are several goals which may be served by a report on the AGO 2000 convention in Seattle,...
Cover Patrick J. Murphy & Associates, Inc., Stowe, Pennsylvania, has completed the restoration of the 1869 E.&G.G. Hook Opus 505. At the...
Alan Hovhaness died on June 21 in Seattle, Washington, at the age of 89. A prolific composer who embraced melody in an atonal age and drew heavily on...
Introduction The Kimball Company of Chicago was one of the foremost pipe organ builders in America in the first three decades of the twentieth...
AGO.DOT.COM A Tale of Two Organs \x\dotcom   One aspect of the first AGO national convention of the new millennium was that critical reaction to...