Photo of the 1890 Fincham & Hobday organ in Ballarat Uniting Church

New Cornopean and Mixture for Fincham/Taylor organ in Echuca

Ballarat Central Uniting Church Our firm has commenced a major clean and overhaul of the 1890 Fincham & Hobday organ in Ballarat Central Uniting Church. The church’s third organ, it was installed in 1890, rebuilt in 1924 and 1954, and maintains much of its original tonal palette. Christ Church Anglican, Echuca Refurbishment of the 1873 […]

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Photo of the newly refurbished and installed 1906 Frederick Taylor Organ in St Joseph's Catholic Church, Chelsea

Final touches go on to 1906 Taylor organ

St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Chelsea Final touches are going on to the newly refurbished 1906 Frederick Taylor organ, newly installed in St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Chelsea. The organ was originally built for Kew Presbyterian Church in 1906, and then relocated to Brunswick Uniting Church in 1996. In its new home at St Joseph’s, it now […]

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Photo of the 1928 Balbiani Organ before its removal from St Francis Xavier, Bowenfels in March

Bowenfells to Carlton – New Home for 1929 Balbiani Bossi organ

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, CarltonWakeley Pipe Organs has been awarded the contract for the refurbishment and relocation of the newly purchased 1929 Balbiani Bossi organ for Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Carlton. The refurbishment will retain its original scrolled tuning and include the installation of a new blower and solid state control system. Originally built […]

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Photo of the newly restored 1885 George Fincham organ in it's new home in St Carthage's Parkville

Fully restored 1885 George Fincham organ to be launched in March

St Carthage’s Catholic Church, ParkvilleThe finishing touches are going on to the fully restored 1885 George Fincham organ, now installed in St Carthage’s, Parkville. Formally in the Williamstown Congregational Church, the organ retains its hand blowing feeders and cone tuning. Mark Nobel has refurbished the oak grained casework and stencilled façade pipes. The organ will […]

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Photo of the 1880 JW Wolff Organ, repaired, relocated and installed by Wakeley Pipe Organs

Historic J.W. Wolff organ to feature in the 2011 Catholic Organ Symposium

St Aloysius’ Catholic Church, North CaulfieldRepairs to the historic 1880 J.W. Wolff organ have now been completed and the instrument installed in St Aloysius, North Caulfield. The organ was blessed on 12th December and will feature in the 2011 Catholic Organ Symposium 26th-30th Jan 2011, with recitals and extemporisations by organists Dom Alban Nunn and […]

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Photo of the 1906 Frederick Taylor organ in the Wakeley Organ Factory during its refurbishment

1906 Frederick Taylor organ to gain new stops

St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Chelsea Work continues on the refurbishment of the 1906 Frederick Taylor organ for St Joseph’s, Chelsea. Several new stops are being added and a new solid state control system is being installed. Originally built in 1906 for Kew Presbyterian Church, it was rebuilt in 1960 by Hill, Norman & Beard and […]

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