Saint Margaret’s Episcopal Church
Palm Desert, California

Spanning a three-year period, this project involved guidance over the acquisition of a new organ. Stages included:

  • formation of committee, fundraising, examination and selection of builders;
  • contractual review and approval, design development, review of working drawings;
  • coordination of design team (architect, design consultant, acoustician, builder);
  • construction inspection and review; installation supervision and coordination;
  • involvement in tonal finishing; acceptance;
  • preparation of dedication brochure and festivities.

The 57-stop, 71-rank Quimby organ is the Missouri firm’s Opus 50. In 2000 Todd Wilson recorded Frank Bridge & Friends for the JAV label (