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Buzard Organs features a wide array of beautiful instruments, by a number of accomplished builders. Click a link below to explore our work in greater detail […] Read More

John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders www.Buzardorgans.com ❖ 217-352-1955 112 West Hill Street ❖ Champaign, IL 61820 2020 Service Projects at Buzard This has been the most unusual of years for everyone, with our entire company and Service Department of course being no exception.  We successfully shut down for several weeks and are still in business […] Read More

The 1963 Holtkamp organ in Wheeler Auditorium in Evansville, Indiana has been removed to the Buzard factory following water damage.  The console will be rebuilt with a new solid state relay: the organ will be completely rewired; the water-damaged Positiv windchest and pipes will be restored, and the organ will be reinstalled once renovations to […] Read More

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Buzard Pipe Organ Builders is honored to have begun restoration of this historically significant instrument. This organ, constructed in 1933, was the first instrument that Walter Holtkamp built with an exposed Principal chorus. Work included cleaning, console adjustments, tuning, internal improvements to the windchests where they had been altered, and restorative repairs to the pipes […] Read More

About the Organ from the Builder The organ at St. Bede Catholic Church was the result of eight years of planning.  St. Bede Parish’s communicant strength is about 3,000 families, formerly located in a small landlocked building on the William and Mary campus.  The former site, now the University’s Newman Center, simply could not accommodate […] Read More

This instrument of 23 stops (30 ranks of pipes) across two manual and pedal is the fourteenth new organ built by the Buzard Pipe Organ Builders of Champaign, Illinois. The new instrument replaces a Wangerin Organ, built in Milwaukee in 1922, which was reworked and added to in the 1960's and 1970's. If a new […] Read More