The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1318

Builder Identification

Columbia, Pennsylvania from 1987.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991) -

    Established in Columbia, Pennsylvania, 1987; active in 2016.

    Staff: William Duck III; Kirk E. Garner; James Hoover; David Levine (brief part-time, 1990); Paul Marchesano; James R. McFarland; Larry R. Pruett; John L. Speller.

    • Letter to David Fox.
    • Organ Handbook: 1989 (OHS Press) Cover.

  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, April 8, 2016 -

    Columbia Organ Works was formed in 1987, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, by Larry Pruett, William Duck and John Speller. The firm builds new organs; restores, and renovates existing pipe organs without adding electronic voices. The firm does maintenance and service work in the region. It is also a supplier of leather to other builders. The firm was active as of April 2016.

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Database Entries

There are 17 entries in the database that describe organs by Columbia Organ Works.

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Nameplate. Photograph by Paul Marchesano