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Alan Dann, president of the Estey Organ Museum of Brattleboro, Vermont, died September 7 at the age of 80. Born March 29, 1934, he was educated at...
Glendon Frank:Remembering Hilda Jonas Harpsichordist, pianist, teacher, and, most importantly, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother,...
Mercer University has acquired and has dedicated a new organ for the organ teaching studio in McCorkle Hall, Townsend School of Music. The instrument...
From the organbuilder The Bryn Athyn Cathedral organ has been one of the most fascinating and challenging instruments in the history of the Kegg firm...
The Diapason is pleased to partner with the Chicago and Fox Valley Chapters of the American Guild of Organists and the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the...
Two leaders in the organ world served as faculty for the 64th Sewanee Church Music Conference: Todd Wilson and Peter Conte. Wilson is director of...
Despite the combination of carelessness and wars over the past 400 years, an exceptionally large corpus of keyboard music compiled during the 16th...
On March 2, 2014, the Feast of the Transfiguration, Raymond H. Herbek began his own transfiguration from an earthly body to an immortal one. I had...
Spring break This month’s column is, in a way, a lark or a diversion. It is a winter visit from next spring or from last summer. I am writing about,...
The show must go on. Each month, The Diapason sports a flashy color photo of a pipe organ on the front cover. (So do the other guys.) These photos...
Building a new studio teaching and practice organ for the Curtis Institute of Music came with some unusual parameters. The available space was the...
From the builder As most organ projects go, Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders’ instrument for St. Benedict’s Catholic Church proceeded at a rapid pace....
The American Guild of Organists 2014 National Convention met in Boston, Massachusetts, June 23–27. The weather gods smiled favorably for the most...
*Moniker assigned to Fred Swann in the printed program for the AGO 2008 Distinguished Performer Award.   Frederick Swann is one of the most well...
Keeping It Going II This month I continue my musings about how to approach the important goal of always keeping your playing going through wrong...
For the home that has everything Many organists dream of having a pipe organ at home. It’s a great alternative to schlepping off to church to...
Christopher Hogwood—English conductor, musicologist, and harpsichordist—died September 24 at his home in Cambridge, England. He was 73. Born in...
Christianity was first established in Japan by the Portuguese missionary St. Francis Xavier in 1587. The Anglican Communion was not established until...
An historic idyll The hamlet of Lattingtown, a sub-enclave of Locust Valley on New York’s Long Island, is named for the locust trees that forest the...
Ovid Young, artist-in-residence at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois, passed away August 24 at the age of 74. A 1962 graduate of...