Featured Restorations

The Great Windchest grid being cleaned in the shop before being flooded with glue. The Organ Historical Society has designated this a "National Heritage Pipe Organ" and Dr. Derek Nickels offered a recital on the instrument at which the citation was unveiled Sunday November 3rd, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the church.   The Great […] Read More

This remarkable Hinners and Albertsen organ has tracker action to the Manual keyboards and tubular pneumatic action to the Pedal stops.  The façade of this organ is original and is in surprisingly good condtion.  John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders was commissioned recently to completely clean the instrument and restore the Pedal chests and the Pedal […] Read More

This organ was restored by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders before being installed in its new home. Two Manual 1945 Möller Artiste, Opus 7212 3 ranks, electropneumatic action Great 8 Diapason Conique 8 Lieblich Gedeckt 8 Salicional 4 Octave Conique 2 2/3 Quint 2 Super Octave Swell to Great Swell 8 Lieblich Gedeckt 8 Salicional 8 […] Read More

Sometimes things just work out. This lovely W. W. Kimball Co. organ was originally installed in the Small Preceptory of the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Chicago, Illinois.  Kimball produced so called "boxcar" organs that could be transported intact; this is a rare example of a boxcar organ. Because W. W. Kimball Co. used special mounting […] Read More

Reuter – Schwarz Organ Company Trenton, Illinois Opus 8, installed 1918 We hope you enjoy the power point presentation below! Westfield UMC 2008 restoration Restored 2008 by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders Champaign, Illinois Please enjoy this video by the Organ Media Foundation! HISTORY: The organ in the church was installed when the building served the […] Read More

St. Joseph R.C. Chenoa, IL 2011 Restoration & Historically-Informed Facade Stenciling of 1905 Barckhoff Tracker at St. Joseph RC, Chenoa, IL[/two_thirds_last] Restoration of the Façade of the 1905 Barckhoff Organ Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Chenoa, Illinois David Brown, Service Foreman Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, Illinois It has been a great privilege for Buzard […] Read More

Below, follows an analysis of the 1937 specification and the additions that were made in 1964: Eureka, IL Christian Church - Aeolian-Skinner organ 1937 Specification of Opus 972                    1964 Specification of Opus 972-A ? = conjectural PEDAL                   […] Read More