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From the builder When Father Steven Wilson, rector of Grace Church, first invited us to submit a proposal for a new pipe organ, he had my undivided attention from the start. Father Steve spoke of a historic 1869 Episcopal church with a…
Schoenstein & Co., Benicia, California Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church, Waco, Texas Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church in Waco, Texas, is a healthy, growing parish with three choral services every Sunday. Eugene Lavery, organist and…
Fabry, Inc., Antioch, Illinois Saint Laurence Catholic Church, Elgin, Illinois The original twelve-rank organ by H. A. Howell Pipe Organs of Dixon, Illinois, was installed in the First Presbyterian Church in Oregon, Illinois. The church…
Editor’s note: The Diapason offers here a feature at our digital edition—three sound clips. Any subscriber can access this by logging into our website (thediapason.com), click on Magazine, then this issue, View Digital Edition, scroll to…
Carillon Profile: Massey/Drury Memorial Carillon Metropolitan United Church of Toronto, Canada The Massey/Drury Memorial Carillon of Metropolitan United Church in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has undergone a renovation for the 100th…
Changing seasons I am writing in early October as the weather in New England is getting nippy. This is the first fall in our new home in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where hillsides and mountain vistas are ablaze with natural color. We have…
Influence—a first look By an odd and fascinating coincidence, on the day I received my copy of the October issue of The Diapason in the mail, I also read a short but significant piece of news about organ study at Westminster Choir College…