Charles Eames is Consultant Emeritus of Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, LLC. 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, formerly Executive Vice-President, General Manager, and Manager Member of Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, LLC, from 1994 to 2019, engineered every one of our pipe organs, oversaw construction in the shop, and every installation. His responsibilities included 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 supervised every installation, and directed 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.