Restorations

When an existing organ is well-designed and built, and meets the musical needs of its owner, we may recommend that the organ be restored. Such restorations are carefully undertaken in accordance with Organ Historical Society guidelines.

Featured Restorations

 

Eureka Christian Eureka IL Aeolian Skinner

Stop List Below, follows an analysis of the 1937 specification...
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Our Savior Lutheran Whitefish Bay Aeolian Skinner Opus 1169

This instrument, Aeolian Skinner Opus 1169 (1948) was relocated from...
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St. John Lutheran Pekin IL Hinners Pipe Organ

St. John's Lutheran church in Pekin, Illinois was located in...
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Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp MI 1857-1860 “Father” Henry Willis “Scudamore” Organ

A gentleman named Baron was an English author that advocated...
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First Presbyterian Knoxville IL 1901 Hinners and Albertsen Opus 458

The First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, IL purchased their current...
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St. John Lutheran Anchor IL 1920 Hinners

This was a complete releathering, incorporation of a new relay,...
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First Presbyterian Danville IL 1947 Aeolian Skinner

This instrument has been completely restored in three phases. The...
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St. Joseph Catholic Chenoa IL 1905 Barckhoff Tracker

St. Joseph R.C. Chenoa, IL 2011 Restoration & Historically-Informed Facade...
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Mother House Chapel East Peoria IL 1962 Schaefer Organ

1962 Schaefer organ, Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate...
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First Presbyterian Piper City IL 1914 Estey, Opus 1233

This organ, after restoration by Buzard, was awarded Historic Organ...
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Methodist Westfield IL 1918 Reuter-Schwarz Opus 8

Reuter – Schwarz Organ Company Trenton, Illinois Opus 8, installed...
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Westbein Methodist Saybrook IL 1907 Pilchers Sons, Opus 605

The Pilcher name in organ building encompassed four generations of...
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Universalist Unitarian Peoria IL 1919 Hinners, Opus 2500

This organ project was a special joy for us at...
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St. James Lutheran Logansport IN 1886 Barckhoff

We are delighted to have installed a long-prepared-for 8' Trumpet...
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Sacred Heart Catholic Farmer City IL 1929 Hinners Opus 2986

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Farmer City, Illinois Hinners Organ Company,...
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Clinton Presbyterian Clinton IL 1912 Hook & Hastings, Opus 2304

The organ at Clinton Presbyterian Church was built in 1912...
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Wesley Methodist Urbana IL 1925 Skinner Organ, Opus 521

The 1925 E.M. Skinner organ in the church (Opus 521)...
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Wesley Methodist Urbana IL 1925 E.M. Skinner Op. 521

This organ once resided in Smith Hall on the University...
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Concordia Seminary Fort Wayne IN 1958 Schlicker

Kramer Chapel sits in a commanding position on the campus...
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Indiana University Bloomington IN Reuter practice organ

Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana 2000 The instrument was completely releathered...
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St. Mary Catholic Kickapoo IL Hinners Organ, c. 1900

The organ at St. Mary’s Church, Kickapoo, IL was built...
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First Baptist Urbana IL Lyon & Healy Organ, c. 1902

18 ranks, two manuals and pedal, mechanical action. Complete restoration...
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St. Josaphat Roman Catholic Basilica, Kimball Organ

Sometimes things just work out. This lovely W. W. Kimball...
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Fisk Organ St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Greencastle, IN

1965 Fisk Op. 48 organ wind system restoration by Buzard...
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