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Upcoming Events

  • Levine Conducts Saint-Saëns

    Feb 18

    Philadelphia, PA

    The celebrated James Levine appears with the fabulous Philadelphians for the first time in 20 years in a program that includes works by Ives, Brahms, and the Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3. Op. 76 of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ, makes a dramatic appearance.

  • Virtuoso Music for Organ and Piano

    Feb 21

    Tampa, FL

    Jeremy Filsell (piano) and Nigel Potts (organ) have amassed significant credentials as virtuoso performers before audiences here and abroad and have attracted great attention for their brilliant transcriptions of the boldest piano concertos. Their program here will be centered on the Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 1 as well as other works by Rachmaninov, Joseph Jongen and Max Reger. Dobson Pipe Organ Builders Op. 89 is featured.

  • Lenten Evensong

    Feb 21

    Kenilworth, IL

    Music Director Derek E. Nickels will direct the choir, accompanied by Jonathan Oblander on the Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ, in the performance of the Duruflé Requiem.

  • Thomas Trotter in Recital

    Mar 05

    Oxford, OX, UK

    Thomas Trotter, famed international touring artist, presents the first program of the 2016 Merton Organ Festival on the College's organ, Op. 91 of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders. This concert is sponsored by the Oxford & District Organists' Association to celebrate their centenary. It commemorates the first meeting of an 'Association of Organists in Oxford', which was held on 19 March 1916.

  • Pipe Organ Experience IV: Chicago Suburbs

    Mar 05

    Oak Park, IL

    Join the Organ Historical Society for this year’s Pipe Organ Experience in the western suburbs of Oak Park and River Forest from 9:00 Am until 4:00 PM. We will be visiting some rather spectacular venues with some rather spectacular instruments: Grace Episcopal, Oak Park: 1922 Casavant of 4-manuals and 67 ranks. Grace Lutheran, River Forest: 1986 Berghaus of 3-manuals and 82 ranks. First United Church, Oak Park: 1983 Casavant of 4-manuals and 87 ranks. Ascension Roman Catholic, Oak Park: 2004 Berghaus of 3-manuals and 40 ranks. First United Methodist Church, Oak Park: 1926 Skinner of 4-manuals and 43 ranks. Transportation will be provided and lunch available for $20. Reservations may be made by calling or emailing Carl Chadek, 773-796-4185, carl.chadek@att.net. Please be sure to indicate how many people will be attending, how many lunches, and if there any dietary requirements.

  • Dedication Recital-Scott Dettra

    Mar 06

    St. Louis, MO

    Scott Dettra plays the Schoenstein & Co. Opus 167 in a dedication recital. The program will include the premier of a new composition by Craig Phillips.

  • Music for Organ Four Hands and Four Feet

    Mar 13

    Tampa, FL

    Erik Suter and Chuyoung Suter perform an unusual program of organ duet literature, both native and transcribed, by Gustav Merkel, Kenneth Leighton, and Richard Wagner. Dobson Op. 89 is featured.

  • Stephen Hamilton in concert

    Apr 10

    Lafayette, LA

    Stephen Hamilton, DMA, Minister of Music Emeritus at The Church of the Holy Trinity, New York will play a concert at Our Lady of Fatima Church on April 10, 2016. Please mark this exciting event on your calendar!

  • Choral Concert-Evening Prayer

    Apr 10

    St. Louis, MO

    Celebrating the church's new Schoenstein Opus 167, including the premiere of “Te Deum” by Robert Lehman.

  • Derek Nickels at Madonna della Strada Chapel

    Apr 17

    Chicago, IL

    Experience beautiful music in a beautiful setting as Dr. Nickels performs this event sponsored by Loyola University. Follow the link to see a complete program.

  • Dedication organ concert by Dr. John Schwandt

    May 01

    Canton, OH

    Dr. John Schwandt will dedicate the new Kegg pipe organ in concert, 4PM at St. Peter Catholic Church, Canton, Ohio. Please join us!

  • The Complete Works of Maurice Duruflé

    May 01

    River Forest, IL

    Former National Cathedral organist and Chicago native Erik Wm. Suter will perform the complete organ works of Maurice Duruflé to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the composer’s death.

  • Hector Olivera in Concert

    May 07

    Philadelphia, PA

    Hector Olivera returns to present a program on the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Pipe Organ, Op. 76 of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders.

  • Simon Johnson in Recital

    May 21

    Oxford, OX, UK

    Simon Johnson, organist of St Paul's Cathedral, London, presents a program on the College's organ, Op. 91 of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders.

  • Thomas Ospital in Recital

    Jun 11

    Oxford, OX, UK

    M. Ospital, recently named titular organist of St-Eustache in Paris, presents a program on Merton College’s organ, Op. 91 of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders.

  • 6th Annual Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day

    Jun 11

    Philadelphia, PA

    A day of free family fun. Verizon Hall’s Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ, Op. 76 of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, ranks as the largest mechanical action concert hall organ in the United States! Join us and experience the 'King of Instruments' with a day of music, recitals, demonstrations, and more. Presented in association with the American Guild of Organists, Philadelphia Chapter.

Organ Resources and Publications

Commitment to customer service is part of our APOBA member pledge. That’s why we’ve included several resources to help you learn about organs and getting your project completed. You’ll find publications, FAQs and Resource links at our resources page.

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Meet our Members
  • Dobson Pipe Organ Builders

    Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values, The University of Tampa • Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, Op. 89, 2011 • Three manuals, 56 ranks

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  • Goulding and Wood

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  • Peterson Electro-Musical Products, Inc.

    The Peterson ICS-4000 System's Intuitive Control Display Unit (CDU).

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  • Syndyne Corporation

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  • C.B. Fisk, Inc.

    Memorial Church, Harvard University. Opus 139 is a large three-manual instument made in Fisk's 50th anniversary year. It is a memorial to Charles B. Fisk and Peter J. Gomes.

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  • Holtkamp Organ Co

    Berea College, Berea, KY.

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  • Randall Dyer & Associates, Inc.

    Cathedral of Christ the King, Lexington, Kentucky. III Manuals, 43 ranks.

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  • Solid State Organ Systems

    Organist Palette. Revolutionary control without cluttering the console.

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  • Bedient Pipe Organ Co

    In 2013, we installed Opus 89 in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lincoln, Nebraska

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  • Pasi Organbuilders

    Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral. Houston, TX.

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  • A.R. Schopp's Sons

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  • Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders

    New instrument for St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Chesapeake, VA, dedicated in November 2015

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  • Paul Fritts & Co. Organ Builders

    1819 Philip Bachman. Reconstruction.

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  • Buzard Pipe Organ Builders

    1st Presbyterian Church. Williamsburg, VA.

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  • Parkey OrganBuilders

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Marietta GA III/40.

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  • Taylor and Boody Organbuilders

    St. Michael's Episcopal Church. Bon Air, VA.

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  • OSI - Total Pipe Organ Resources

    OSI Restoration Services. Restored Wurlitzer Chrysoglott.

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  • Schantz Organ Company

    Schantz Organ Company - Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Charleston, West Virginia.

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  • J.H. & C.S.Odell

    Opus 649. First Congregational Church, Orange, Connecticut.

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  • Noack Organ Company

    Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman. La Crosse, Wisconsin - Noack Opus 152.

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  • Schoenstein & Co.

    Georgetown University, Washington D.C. Schoenstein & Co. Opus 166.

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  • Parsons Pipe Organ Builders

    St. George's Episcopal Church. Fredericksburg, Virginia. 55 ranks; 3 manual & pedal. Mechanical Action.

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  • Kegg Pipe Organ Builders

    Our Lady of Fatima Church Lafayette, Louisiana

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  • Patrick J. Murphy & Associates Inc. Organbuilders

    Catholic Community of St. Ignatius. Baltimore, MD.

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  • Létourneau Pipe Organs

    Opus 118. The Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California (IV/90).

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  • Casavant Frères

    2012 : IV/79 - Kansas City, Missouri (Photo Tim Hursley).

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  • Quimby Pipe Organs

    First Congregational Church. Greeley, Colorado.

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  • Bond Organ Builders

    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Medford, Oregon II / 17 stops, 19 ranks.

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  • Garland Pipe Organs, Inc.

    St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Arlington, TX

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  • Andover Organ Company

    Christ Lutheran Church - Baltimore, MD. Andover Opus 114 - III/82.

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