Monthly Archives: June 2011

Repairs to organ chambers and tower at Our Lady of Refuge

Water leaked into the organ chambers as a result of the weakened exterior pointing of the brick.  This posed a serious threat to the Kilgen pipe organ and did damage to the interior of the chamber walls, as well as … Continue reading

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Day 11 Pipedreams Tour (Verden, Ganderkesee, Bremen)

Day 11 – Wednesday, May 18, 2011 The final day of our tour It is hard to believe that I have been with this group for 11 days looking at pipe organs all over Northern Germany. Our final day began … Continue reading

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Diapason’s Review of Faythe Freese CD JAV 173

Faythe Freese à l’Orgue de l’Eglise de la Sainte-Trinité, Paris: Works of Hakim, Guilmant, Langlais, Messiaen, Tournemire. Faythe Freese, organ. JAV Recordings, JAV 173, $25.00; To Call My True Love to My Dance (2008), Naji Hakim; Caprice from Pièces dans … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Refuge in Brooklyn gets new organ loft ceiling

  Our Lady of Refuge hired Clayton Acoustics Group to conduct an acoustical study of the church, but the parish was not able to carry out the comprehensive upgrade plan to the entire church. While scaffolding was in place in … Continue reading

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Tom Winpenny

I began learning the organ whilst I was a chorister at York Minster, studying under John Scott Whiteley. I had played the piano from a young age, so it was probably inevitable that I became fascinated by the organ music … Continue reading

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