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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 ❖ 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

  Grace United Methodist Church in Rockford, Illinois has an instrument that has served them faithfully for many years. Originally installed in the church's former sanctuary in 1916 as Henry Pilcher’s Sons Opus 924, the organ has been much altered but retains all of its original pipework with some additions.  Buzard is engaged in a […] Read More

Wesbein United Methodist Church Saybrook, Illinois Henry Pilcher’s Sons tracker (#605) Restored 2005 by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders compass 61/30 Pipes repaired and regulated at A-432 at 3” Mechanical key and stop action, tubular pneumatic Bourdon and façade actions The Pilcher name in organbuilding encompassed four generations of the family doing business in several locations […] Read More

The Pilcher name in organ building encompassed four generations of the family doing business in several locations including Newark, Chicago, St. Louis, and New Orleans, as well as Louisville where the instrument for Saybrook was manufactured. Over 100 Pilcher instruments were built for churches in Illinois, including about 16 for Methodist churches. Remaining documented Pilcher […] Read More