ORGANS IN ART | ORGANS AS ART, NEW YORK CITY
Joint Conference of the Organ Historical Society and New York University
October 16-19, 2008
Paper: the pipe organ in film - an enviable fantasy?
(abstract)

SAINT WILFRID CLUB, NEW YORK CITY
October 27, 2008 (100th anniversary of the Club)
The Pipe Organ in Film: A post-banquet survey

AGO LOS ANGELES, ORGAN WEEKEND
May 1-4, 2009
Talk on the work of Hilborne and Frank Roosevelt

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ORGANBUILDERS
2009 NATIONAL CONVENTION, Columbus, Ohio
October 4-8, 2009
The organs of the W.W. Kimball Company


American Guild of Organists

AGO PHILADELPHIA CHAPTER, November 14, 2005
website: {agophila.org}
Center City Concert Hall organs:
The Æolian-Skinner for the Academy of Music
The Dobson for Verizon Hall

AGO NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER
New York City (2/21/05)
Featured Speaker at President’s Day Event
1: “Present Imperfect: reviewing trends in modern organbuilding”
2: “The Cinematic Organ”

MEMPHIS CHAPTER
Memphis, Tennessee (9/03)
Presentation on the ongoing restoration and tonal reconstruction of the 1935 Aeolian-Skinner organ in Calvary Episcopal Church

MERRIMACK RIVER VALLEY CHAPTER
Haverhill, Massachusetts (10/02)
Reflections upon Aeolian-Skinner #998 for Bradford Junior College, 1940

2002 NATIONAL CONVENTION — PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7/02)
Philadelphia Organ Culture 1900-1950

HOLLAND MICHIGAN CHAPTER
Hope College, Michigan (10/00)
Reflections upon the Skinner Organ Company

KANSAS CITY CHAPTER
Kansas City, Missouri (10/97)
Ernest M. Skinner and the Grand Avenue Methodist Temple Organ of 1912 (view)

REGION VII CONVENTION
Little Rock, Arkansas (6/97)
Present Imperfect: 20th-century organbuilding and the future of the organ (view)

AGO TACOMA CHAPTER
Tacoma, Illinois (10/25/03)
On the 50th anniversary of Aeolian-Skinner Op. 1216
in First United Methodist Church, Tacoma
“Why 50 Years Later, G. Donald Harrison is Still So Important”

AGO SAN FRANCISCO CHAPTER
San Francisco, California (2/16/04)
Featured Speaker at President’s Day Event
“Bay Area Organbuilding History”
“Significant 20th-century Organs”
“The Emergence of Late 20th-century West Coast Organbuilding”


American Institute of Organbuilders

AIO 2004 NATIONAL CONVENTION (10/3/04)
“The Cinematic Organ: the depiction of the pipe organ in 20th-century film”

2002 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Los Angeles, California (10/02)
If only! Organs that never were

1998 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois (10/98)
English influence in American organbuilding, 1850-1940 (view)

1997 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Williamsburg,Virginia (10/98)
1: A historical review of organs in Colonial America, 1700-1830 (view)
2: Panel participation: Electronic voices in pipe organs

1995 NATIONAL CONVENTION
San José, California (10/95)
A historical review of Bay Area organbuilding 1850-present

1993 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Washington D.C. (10/93)
Historical and practical approaches to 20th-century organ restoration (view)


Council for the Care of Churches, British Institute of Organ Studies and the Institute of British Organbuilding:

Liverpool, England (8/99)
The state of organ restoration and conservation in America today (view)


Estey Organ Museum, Brattleboro

ESTEY ORGAN MUSEUM, BRATTLEBORO
September 20, 2008

(more information)


Joint meeting: Federation of Master Organbuilders, Incorporated Society of Organbuilders

Liverpool, England (10/94)
Why you should consider reform of your professional organizations (view)


Organ Historical Society

2005 ARCHIVES SYMPOSIUM
New Brunswick, New Jersey (02/05)
Panel moderation: Recent Remarkable Organs

2004 NATIONAL CONVENTION (7/15/04)
“Enfant Terrible: Robert Hope-Jones”

2003 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Central Pennsylvania (Lancaster, 06/03)
Important 20th-century organs we will hear

2003 ARCHIVES SYMPOSIUM
Princeton, New Jersey (04/25/03)
What Organbuilders Learn (and Don't Learn) in the Library (moderator)

2001 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (06/01)
Residence Organs: The Final Touch of Beauty for the Well-Planned Home

2000 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Boston, Massachusetts (8/00)
Ernest M. Skinner and G. Donald Harrison: Retrospective & Review (view)

1998 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Denver, Colorado (6/98)
English influence and how it reached Denver organs, 1925-1940 (view)

1994 NATIONAL CONVENTION
New Haven, Connecticut (8/94)
Skinner and Aeolian-Skinner organs we will hear (view)


Saint Dunstan’s Church Music Conference

Newport, Rhode Island (8/99)
Keynote speech: Stagnancy and creativity in modern church music (view)


Saint Wifrid Club

SAINT WILFRID CLUB, NEW YORK CITY, October 24, 2005
Surveying New York church musicians on recording, 1920-1940


San Anselmo Organ Festival

San Anselmo, California (6/95)
1: The American Symphonic Organ 1900-1930,
2: Organ Reform, first stage 1930-1960
3: Panel Moderation:The Future of the Organ


American Organ Academy

Oakland, California (6/94)
Rosales Op. 16, First Presbyterian Church, Oakland: a description (view)


Organ Historical Trust of Australia

Sydney, Australia (9/02)
An evening with Jonathan Ambrosino and Stephen Bicknell


Other Lectures

CHARLES FISK: A FOND REMEMBRANCE
Old West Church, Boston, February 7, 2004
One of four speakers in a twentieth anniversary tribute to the great organbuilder (view)