John Weaver Recital Stowe, VT, Community Church Wednesday, May 15, at Noon
Organist John Weaver will present a public "preview" recital of the program he will play in June for the OHS 2013 Vermont Convention on the church's 1864 W.B.D Simmons/2002 Andover organ. The church is at 137 Main Street, Stowe, VT.
Organ Historical Society National Convention June 24-29, 2013
The OHS will hold its 58th National Convention in scenic Vermont. Robert Newton and Andrew Hagberg, of our staff, will prepare and tune at least 8 of the 26 instruments to be visited. Congratulations to Peter Rudewicz, our high school intern, who has been awarded an E. Power Biggs Fellowship to attend this convention!
Andover to Exhibit at AGO Regions I & II Convention
Andover Op. 105 featured at AGO Region IV Convention
Organist and composer Michael Burkhardtwill lead a Hymn Festival featuring our Opus 105 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Columbia, South Carolina, on Friday, July 5, at 4:30 p.m., This program is part of the AGO Region IV Convention, which takes place July 3-6 in Columbia, SC.
German Organist to play Three historic Maine organs
Organist Matthias Schmelmer, of Berlin, Germany, will play recitals on three historic Maine tracker organs restored or rebuilt by Andover:
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.