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Photo of the console of the 1928 'H' model Wurlitzer to be installed in the Gulangyu Organ Museum, Xiamen, China

First theatre organ for China

Gulangyu Organ Museum, Xiamen, ChinaDue to the pending sale of the ìBrightwellî property in Heathcote, Victoria the resident Wurlitzer theatre organ has been purchased for the Gulangyu Organ Museum in Xiamen, China. On 20th October, the final concert was given by USA organist Martin Ellis. The dismantling and packing of the organ commenced the following […]

Restoration to Original Slider Action underway on 1888 Alfred Fuller Organ

St Mark’s Catholic Church, FawknerWork has commenced on the removal of ‘slider seals’ from the swell & great slider windchests in the historic 1888 Alfred Fuller organ. The parish has taken the step to return the sliders to their original method of operation. New bearers are to be manufactured to suit the original timber sliders. […]

1872 Hill & Son Organ to Return to its Gallery Home

St Augustine’s Catholic Church, YarravilleOur firm has been awarded the contract to relocate the parish’s historic 1872 Hill & Son organ. The instrument will return to the gallery where it was originally installed, having been moved to the front of the church building in 1970.

Photo of exterior of St Barnabas' Chapel, Norfolk Island

Chapel Roof Replacement Leaves 1876 Willis Organ Full of Dust

St Barnabas’ Chapel, Norfolk IslandThe 1876 Henry ‘Father’ Willis pipe organ which we carried out restoration work on in 2002, is to be cleaned throughout. This was made necessary after the chapel roof was completely replaced and distributed a large amount of dust within the building and organ. Specifications

Photo of organ for St Joseph's Chelsea

1906 Frederick Taylor Organ to be Relocated from Brunswick to Chelsea

St Joseph’s Catholic Church, ChelseaAs mentioned in our March update, we have been awarded the contract to relocate the organ currently in Brunswick Uniting Church to St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Chelsea. The instrument will be refurbished prior to installation and include the installation of several new stops and a new solid state control system. Originally […]