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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

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This three manual and pedal, 37 stop, 49 rank mechanical action 1969 Schlicker organ is one of only a few instruments by this important post-World War II American organbuilder that has survived relatively unaltered. Buzard Pipe Organ Builders is involved in ongoing restoration of this important organ. In 2003 the original (and unique to Schlicker) […] Read More

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Kramer Chapel sits in a commanding position on the campus (designed by Eero Saarinen) of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. The 1958 Schlicker organ was designed in conjunction with the architect and consultant Paul Bunjes. As initially installed it cost $45,000, was dedicated to an overflow crowd by E. Power Biggs, and was […] Read More

1950’s Schlicker organ, renovation (stage 1) in 2009 by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders Console rebuilt with new solid state relay and combination action. New Swell slider windchest, replacing existing pitman chest. New Swell 1-1/3’ Larigot in style of lost original stop. Enlargement of Swell enclosure and new electric expression engine. Restoration of reservoir and tremolo. […] 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

From John-Paul: Sometimes great new organs result when materials from older instruments are re-crafted and re-purposed. Many of the best builders throughout history have re-used former instruments to varying degrees in their new work. Our Opus 41 began life as a Moller Organ, rebuilt and enlarged several times during its history. We happily agreed to […] Read More