Tonal Enhancements

The modification of organ tone is a profound art. Our Tonal Director Brian Davis brings decades of experience to the sensitive work of altering pipe speech and tone to match a church’s acoustics and musical needs.

St. Peter Lutheran Dwight IL Verlinden Electro-pneumatic Organ, c. 1925

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Dwight, Illinois Verlinden Organ, circa 1925,...
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First Presbyterian Normal IL Schantz

First Presbyterian Church Normal, Illinois Schantz Organ rebuilt & enlarged...
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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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Concordia Seminary Fort Wayne IN 1958 Schlicker

Kramer Chapel sits in a commanding position on the campus...
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First Lutheran Decatur IL 1970 Kriisa

Installation of new solid state relay. This organ is unique...
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All Saints Episcopal Appleton Wisconsin 1951 Moller Organ, Opus 8251

The console was completely rebuilt. A new solid state relay...
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Kenwood Methodist Milwaukee Wisconsin 1928/1948 Austin Organ

Buzard Pipe Organ Builders was privileged to complete a major...
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St. Catharine of Sienna Catholic Cincinnati Ohio 1978 Schantz / 2003 Buzard

St. Catharine of Siena Church, Cincinnati, OH Rebuilt 2003 by...
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First Lutheran Decatur IL 1970 Harry Kriisa

This organ is unique in American organbuilding.  It is the...
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University Lutheran Bloomington IN 1963 E.F. Holloway Organ

The organ at University Lutheran church was originally installed in...
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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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Universalist Unitarian Peoria IL 1919 Hinners, Opus 2500

This organ project was a special joy for us at...
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St. Timothy Episcopal Philadelphia PA 1967 Wicks / 1997 Buzard

Major tonal overhaul and comprehensive revoicing including installation of ten...
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Holy Cross Lutheran Collinsville IL Wicks 1946 & 1976; Buzard

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, Illinois 1.  The console was...
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First Presbyterian Lexington KY Kimball Buzard Opus 34R

Some organ projects take a long time. In the case...
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Immanuel Lutheran Glenview IL Schlicker 1950s Pipe Organ

1950’s Schlicker organ, renovation (stage 1) in 2009 by Buzard...
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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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Virginia Theater Champaign IL 1921/1924 Wurlitzer Theater Organ

Virginia Theatre Wurlitzer Organ   Buzard Pipe Organ Builders has...
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St. Paul Catholic Danville IL 1920’s Hinners Unit Organ

St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Danville. IL This organ started out...
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Grace Episcopal Oak Park 1922 Casavant Opus 940, 941

The congregation, founded in 1879, purchased the organ from Casavant...
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First Methodist Robinson IL Delaware Organ

First United Methodist Church Robinson, IL 2015 Delaware Unit Organ...
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