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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 1872 Wm. A. Johnson organ,  Opus 386 (which received an OHS Historic Organ Citation in 2012) at St. Josaphat Catholic Church in Chicago is undergoing cleaning and restorative pipework repairs in the Buzard factory.  This is the oldest organ built for Chicago in metropolitan Chicago […] Read More

The oldest extant Reuter organ, the Reuter-Schwarz Opus 2 is found in Trinity Episcopal Church in Mattoon, IL.  When the organ was built, the Reuter-Schwarz Organ company was in business in Trenton, IL.   The Buzard team has cared for the instrument, and when the organ company, and the instrument, celebrated its centennial in 1917, Buzard […] Read More

This new three manual and pedal organ has 47 independent speaking stops and 61 ranks of pipes and incorporates several sets of pipes from the Church’s former organ, a 19th Century Johnson which was heavily modified in the 1970’s. It incorporates the best components of the former organ’s façade blended with new pipes to present […] Read More

It has been a high honor to have been commissioned to build this new pipe organ for Holy Family Catholic Parish. The worship space was built in the 1970s, and seats approximately 1,000 people. A small pipe organ served them faithfully until last year, when it had to be removed so that the space could […] Read More