The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3197

Builder Identification

St. Paul, Minnesota, 1970s-1986; Rapid City, South Dakota, since 1986. (as Matters, Inc.)

Additional Notes

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

    Established by Justin Matters; makers of aluminum flue and reed pipes and other organ parts in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1970s-1986; moved to Rapid City, South Dakota, 1986; active 1991. Staff: Mark V. Matters.


    • The American Organist March 1979 (American Guild of Organists), 64.
    • The American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 1982 membership directory.
    • The Diapason June 1986, [page number not given in Fox's Guide.]
    • John Panning.


  • Justin Organ Pipes became Matters, Inc., an organ supply company, at some point before 1992. Justin Matters purchased Schlicker Organ Company in 1992 and merged his firm into Schlicker.


    • Schlicker Organ Company website (no longer active)

    For further information, see: Justin Matters.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Justin Organ Pipes.

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