Executive Vice-President and Chief Engineer
Charles Eames is Executive Vice-President, General Manager, and Manager Member of Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, LLC, from 1994 to present. He is a member of the American American Institute of Organbuilders, the American Guild of Organists, and the Organ Historical Society. He holds degrees from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, 1972, and William Jewell College in Organ Performance, 1970. He has experience at Charles McManis Organbuilders, Visser-Rowland Associates, and St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Eames engineers every one of our pipe organs, oversees construction in the shop, and every installation. His responsibilities include development of working drawings from the visual renderings developed by Mr. Buzard, mechanical design and fabrication of every component part in the organ, overseeing of production timeline and cost, communication with our clients’ architects and builders, and coordination of every aspect of the organ with the Tonal Department. Mr. Eames supervises every installation, and directs our staff on-site for efficacious and timely completion of every project. Mr. Eames has personally built or supervised the building of 100 pipe organs during his career.