Opus R-500 Installation Photos
Visit our Facebook page to see progress photos of our Opus R-500 at St. John's Seminary.
1892 Woodberry & Harris
Organ Restoration - Charlestown, MA
Click here to read the Charlestown Patch article about our current restoration of the historic 3m Woodberry & Harris organ at St. Mary - St. Catherine of Sienna Parish in Charlestown.
1860 E. & G.G. Hook, Opus 288
Summer Recital Series
St. John's Church, Bangor, ME
St. John’s Catholic Church, Bangor, ME, presents the 23nd Summer Recital Series on Maine’s largest 19th-Century tracker-action pipe organ, The 2015 series features outstanding organ music performed by artists New England.
August 6: Abraham Ross (Holden, Maine) Music of Bach, Brahms and Vierne.
August 13: Sarah Johnson (Garland, Maine) Music of Mendelssohn, Bolt and Sweelinck.
August 20: Susan Ferré (Gorham, New Hampshire) Music of Tournemire, Langlais and Vierne.
August 27: Kevin Birch (Bangor, Maine) Music of Buck, Parker and Schumann.
These hour-long recitals are on Thursday evenings at 7:30. St. John’s Church is located at 207 York Street in Bangor. Free admission. For more information, contact Kevin Birch, Director of Music, at (207) 942-6941.
Opus R-500 Premiere
St. John's Seminary
Nov. 1, at 3:00 PM
Opus R-500, our rebuild and enlargement (III/34) of the 1902 Hook & Hastings (Opus 1833) at St. John's Seminary, will be premiered in a Choir and Organ Commemoration of the Faithful Departed on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at 3:00 PM. Special guests David Woodcock, conductor and Jan Coxwell, soprano, will join organist Janet Hunt and a festival choir in a concert including works by Howells, Brahms, Dvorak and Duruflé in honor of All Souls Month. The seminary is located at 127 Lake Street, Brighton, MA.
In 2013 we restored the 1895 (II/9) Hutchings organ at First Parish Church of Stow and Acton in Stow, MA. A church member made a stop-action video of Jonathan Ross and Andrew Hagberg reinstalling the pipework. Click here to see the video.
Two Large Organs For Sale
Two large, very fine two-manual organs are now for sale: an 1859 E. & G. G. Hook, Opus 244, with 25 stops (30 ranks); and an 1874 Johnson & Son, Opus 440, with 23 stops (28 ranks). Both instruments date from the golden age of their respective builders. Further details are available in our Organs For Sale section.