Service Department Projects

Featured Projects

Pastor in conversation in front of the relocated organ.

1972 Bosch Tracker Opus 629

This beautiful instrument was originally located in the Calvary Lutheran...
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1947 Aeolian Skinner at First Presbyterian Church, Danville, IL

1947 Aeolian Skinner

This instrument has been completely restored in three phases. The...
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1905 Barckhoff Tracker at St. Joseph R.C., Chenoa, IL

1905 Barckhoff Tracker

Restoration of the Façade of the 1905 Barckhoff Organ Saint...
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Kimball Buzard Opus 34R at First Presbyterian Church, Lexington, KY

Kimball Buzard Opus 34R

Some organ projects take a long time. In the case...
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Aeolian Skinner Opus 1169 (1948) at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

Aeolian Skinner

Stop List Below, follows an analysis of the 1937 specification...
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Noehren Pipe Organ at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Charleston, South Carolina

Noehren Pipe Organ

The organ was originally located in the rear gallery of...
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1962 Schaefer Organ at Chapel of the Mother House of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, East Peoria, IL

1962 Schaefer Organ

1962 Schaefer organ, Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate...
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1985 Schantz at Faith United Methodist Church, Champaign, Illinois

1985 Schantz

This 1985 Schantz Pipe Organ resides at Faith United Methodist...
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Aeolian Skinner Opus 1169 (1948) at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

Aeolian Skinner Opus 1169 (1948)

This instrument was relocated from its original installation in 2008...
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A view from the middle of the room

Delaware Organ

This charming unit organ built by the Delaware Organ company...
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Hinners Pipe Organ at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pekin, Illinois

Hinners Pipe Organ

St. John's Lutheran church in Pekin, Illinois was located in...
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Rübsam 1974 Janke Tracker at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

Rübsam 1974 Janke Tracker

Wolfgan Rübsam, the most recorded organ virtuoso of all time,...
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Skinner; Bunn=Minnick Static Reservoir Restoration at Second Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky

Skinner; Bunn=Minnick Static Reservoir Restoration

Buzard was commissioned to provide and new console and switching...
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1857-1860 "Father" Henry Willis "Scudamore Organ at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Michigan

1857-1860 “Father” Henry Willis “Scudamore” Organ

A gentleman named Baron was an English author that advocated...
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1922 Casavant Opus 940 at Grace Episcopal Church, Oak Park, IL

1922 Casavant Opus 940

The congregation, founded in 1879, purchased the organ from Casavant...
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1935 Wicks Three Rank Aristocrat Opus 1311 at Repristinated Console and CaseworkPrivate Residence, Oak Park, IL

1935 Wicks Three Rank Aristocrat Opus 1311

This stunning home boasts a three-floor foyer.  Nestled into the...
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1970 Two Rank Wicks at Private Residence, Moline, Illinois

1970 Two Rank Wicks

This instrument began life in 1970 as a two-rank practice...
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Pastor in conversation in front of the relocated organ.

1972 Bosch Tracker Opus 629

This beautiful instrument was originally located in the Calvary Lutheran...
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The front of the sanctuary; the organ flanks the main window and altar.

Eclectic Provenance Pipe Organ

This organ had potential; however, because of less-than-ideal layout in...
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1850s George Jardine Tracker at Private Residence, Gary, IN

1850’s George Jardine Tracker

A few words from Buzard Pipe Organ Builders concerning the...
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1901 Hinners and Albertsen Opus 458 at First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, IL

1901 Hinners and Albertsen Opus 458

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

1920 Hinners

This was a complete releathering, incorporation of a new relay,...
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1920's Hinners Unit Organ became Eclectic Provinance Instrument re-engineered now becomes New Artistic Statement at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Danville, IL

1920’s Hinners Unit Organ became Eclectic Provinance Instrument

St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Danville. IL This organ started out...
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1921/1924 Wurlitzer Theater OrganThe Restored Virginia Theater Organ Back in its Home!Virginia TheaterChampaign, IL

1921/1924 Wurlitzer Theater Organ

Virginia Theatre Wurlitzer Organ   Buzard Pipe Organ Builders has...
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1947 Aeolian Skinner at First Presbyterian Church, Danville, IL

1947 Aeolian Skinner

This instrument has been completely restored in three phases. The...
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Gratian Pipe Organ at Fairbury United Methodist Church, Fairbury, IL

Gratian Pipe Organ

Faibury United Methodist Church is the owner of a Gratian...
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Hinners Organ Opus 2696 at Living Word Church, Roberts, IL

Hinners Organ Opus 2696

Relocation and Resurrection - Living Word Church, Roberts, Illinois -...
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Wicks Opus 5523 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Royal, IL

Wicks Opus 5523

Buzard Pipe Organ Builders completed a renovation project in the...
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1905 Barckhoff Tracker at St. Joseph R.C., Chenoa, IL

1905 Barckhoff Tracker

Restoration of the Façade of the 1905 Barckhoff Organ Saint...
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1978 Phelps Tracker Organ at Grace Lutheran Church, Paris, IL

1978 Phelps Tracker Organ

This is last instrument of the Phelps Pipe Organ Company...
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Skinner; Bunn=Minnick; New Console at Second Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky

Skinner; Bunn=Minnick; New Console

John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders was commissioned by the Second...
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1926 Hinners Organ Company at Christ Temple Cathedral, Chicago, IL

1926 Hinners Organ Company

This very late Hinners Pipe Organ is perhaps one of...
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1962 Schaefer Organ at Chapel of the Mother House of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, East Peoria, IL

1962 Schaefer Organ

1962 Schaefer organ, Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate...
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1963 Rieger organ

I am proud to showcase a recently completed and challenging...
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1914 Estey, Opus 1233 at First Presbyterian Church, Piper City, IL

1914 Estey, Opus 1233

This organ, after restoration by Buzard, was awarded Historic Organ...
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1955 Möller Opus 8626 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Naperville, IL

1955 Möller Opus 8626

When this organ was first examined by Buzard in February,...
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Schlicker 1950's Pipe Organ at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Glenview, Illinois

Schlicker 1950’s Pipe Organ

950’s Schlicker organ, renovation (stage 1) in 2009 by Buzard...
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Verney Pipe Organ ca.1905 at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Terre Haute, IN

Verney Pipe Organ ca.1905

Preliminary documentation and stabilization in 2009 allowed for this organ...
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1918 Reuter-Schwarz Opus 8 at United Methodist Church, Westfield, IL

1918 Reuter-Schwarz Opus 8

Reuter – Schwarz Organ Company Trenton, Illinois Opus 8, installed...
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ca. 1875 Hamill Tracker Organ at New Hope Baptist (formerly Congregational) Church, Waverly, IL

ca. 1875 Hamill Tracker Organ

New Hope Baptist (formerly Congregational) Church, Waverly, IL Attributed to...
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1937 Wicks / Henry Vincent Willis at Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria, IL

1937 Wicks / Henry Vincent Willis

The Henry Vincet Willis Organ - A National Treasure in...
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Kimball Buzard Opus 34R at First Presbyterian Church, Lexington, KY

Kimball Buzard Opus 34R

Some organ projects take a long time. In the case...
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Wicks 1946 & 1976; Buzard at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, IL

Wicks 1946 & 1976; Buzard

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, Illinois 1.  The console was...
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Leather Stamp

1919 Kilgen Opus 3004

St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Bluepoint) Altamont, IL Completed 2006 The...
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Leather Stamp

1967 Wicks / 1997 Buzard

Major tonal overhaul and comprehensive revoicing including installation of ten...
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1891 Hook & Hastings, Opus 1481 at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Chapel, Elkhart, IL

1891 Hook & Hastings, Opus 1481

This is an absolutely first-class instrument, built in 1891 as...
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1907 Pilchers Sons, Opus 605 at Wesbein United Methodist Church, Saybrook, IL

1907 Pilchers Sons, Opus 605

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

1919 Hinners, Opus 2500

This organ project was a special joy for us at...
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1907 Pilchers Sons, Opus 605 at Wesbein United Methodist Church, Saybrook, IL

Pilcher’s Sons Opus 605

Wesbein United Methodist Church Saybrook, Illinois Henry Pilcher’s Sons tracker...
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1886 Barckhoff at St. James Lutheran Church, Logansport, Indiana

1886 Barckhoff

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

1929 Hinners Opus 2986

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Farmer City, Illinois Hinners Organ Company,...
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1933 Holtkamp at St. Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana

1933 Holtkamp

Buzard Pipe Organ Builders is honored to have begun restoration...
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1954 Casavant at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Illinois

1954 Casavant

The console of this 1954 Casavant organ was renovated in...
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1963 E.F. Holloway Organ at University Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Indiana

1963 E.F. Holloway Organ

The organ at University Lutheran church was originally installed in...
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1970 Harry Kriisa at First Lutheran Church, Decatur, Illinois

1970 Harry Kriisa

Buzard Organ Builders is privileged to serve as caretakers for...
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1912 Hook & Hastings, Opus 2304 at Clinton Presbyterian Church, Clinton, Illinois

1912 Hook & Hastings, Opus 2304

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

1925 Skinner Organ, Opus 521

The 1925 E.M. Skinner organ in the church (Opus 521)...
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Leather Stamp

1947 Aeolian-Skinner Organ

The reed stops in the Swell division of this 1947...
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1959 Reuter Organ, Opus 1249 at University Place Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois

1959 Reuter Organ, Opus 1249

A new console was custom built in our factory, delivered...
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1968 Wicks Organ at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Crystal Lake, Illinois

1968 Wicks Organ

The parish music director acquired the Moller 2-rank "Chandelier" division...
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969 Schlicker Organ at Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas

1969 Schlicker Organ

This three manual and pedal, 37 stop, 49 rank mechanical...
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1978 Schantz / 2003 Buzard at St. Catharine of Sienna, Cincinnati, OH

1978 Schantz / 2003 Buzard

St. Catharine of Siena Church, Cincinnati, OH Rebuilt 2003 by...
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Leather Stamp

Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1152A

This two manual and pedal 7-rank instrument was cleaned and...
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1928/1948 Austin Organ at Kenwood United Methodist Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1928/1948 Austin Organ

Buzard Pipe Organ Builders have been privileged to complete a...
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1951 Moller Organ, Opus 8251 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Appleton, Wisconsin

1951 Moller Organ, Opus 8251

The console was completely rebuilt. A new solid state relay...
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Leather Stamp

Wicks Organ

A new, custom designed and built solid state relay was...
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Leather Stamp

1970 Kriisa

Installation of new solid state relay. This organ is unique...
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1958 Schlicker at Concordia Theological Seminary- Kramer Chapel, Fort Wayne, IN

1958 Schlicker

Kramer Chapel sits in a commanding position on the campus...
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Leather Stamp

Casavant, Opus 2840

71 ranks, three manuals and pedal. Constructed and installed 32'...
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Hinners Organ Op. 2630, 1922 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bloomington, Illinois

Hinners Organ Op. 2630, 1922

Complete rebuild of 1922 Hinners organ, opus 2630 - 25...
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Hinners Organ, c. 1900 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Kickapoo, Illinois

Hinners Organ, c. 1900

The organ at St. Mary’s Church, Kickapoo, IL was built...
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Leather Stamp

Holloway Organ, c. 1986

Revoicing, replacement of all reed stops, tonal additions, new façade...
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Lyon & Healy Organ, c. 1902 at First Baptist Church, Urbana, Illinois

Lyon & Healy Organ, c. 1902

18 ranks, two manuals and pedal, mechanical action. Complete restoration...
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Mechanical Action Organ Project at The United Methodist Church, Creston, Iowa

Mechanical Action Organ Project

New mechanical action organ, 11 stops across two manuals and...
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Leather Stamp

Moller Organ, c. 1914

14 ranks, two manuals and pedal, tubular-pneumatic action. Tonal revisions,...
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Leather Stamp

Moller, Opus 11601, c. 1983

Tonal re-engineering and revoicing of 45-stop Moller organ, electic style...
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Leather Stamp

Schantz Organ, Wheaton

New console for existing Schantz organ.
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Leather Stamp

Schantz Organ, Normal

First Presbyterian Church Normal, Illinois Schantz Organ rebuilt & enlarged...
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Leather Stamp

Verlinden Electro-pneumatic Organ, c. 1925

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Dwight, Illinois Verlinden Organ, circa 1925,...
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Leather Stamp

Wicks Organ, c. 1968

Tonal re-engineering of existing Wicks organ.
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