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

18 ranks, two manuals and pedal, mechanical action. Complete restoration of organ including hand pumping mechanism First Baptist Church, now Korean Church Urbana, Illinois Lyon & Healy Organ, circa 1902 Mechanical action, restored 1988 […] Read More

The organ at St. Mary’s Church, Kickapoo, IL was built c.1900 by the firm of Hinners of Pekin, IL for an unknown purchaser, and subsequently moved to its present location. The organ has been cared for by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders since 1987. In 1988 a new electric blower was installed, as were additional pipes […] Read More

Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana 2000 The instrument was completely releathered in the year 2000 by John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders.wo_thirds_last] […] Read More

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This organ once resided in Smith Hall on the University of Illinois at Champaign campus.  It was removed and relocated to Wesley United Methodist Church nearby in preparation of the installation of a Casavant organ in the auditorium in Smith Hall […] Read More

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The 1925 E.M. Skinner organ in the church (Opus 521) was originally installed in Smith Music Hall on the campus of the University of Illinois. It was relocated to Wesley Church in 1965 when a new Casavant organ was installed. After 40 years of teaching and recital use, and another 40 years of regular service […] Read More

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Farmer City, Illinois Hinners Organ Company, Pekin, Illinois Opus 2986, installed 1929 Restored 2003-04 by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, IL 5” wind pressure, A-440 hz […] Read More

We are delighted to have installed a long-prepared-for 8' Trumpet in the Great of this 1886 Barckhoff organ. The new pipes are exact copies of the only extant original Barckhoff 8' Trumpet, from St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lancaster, PA. The copies were made while the originals were in the hands of our pipemaker for […] Read More