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BuilderID 4011

Builder Identification

Lawrence, Kansas, 1985-1989.

Additional Notes

  • Note from the Organ Database Builders Listing editor Stephen Hall, May 21, 2017. -

    Max L. Mayse is a graduate of West Texas A&M University, 1972, with a Bachelor of Music Education, Organ. He obtained a Master of Education degree with an emphasis in educational/instructional technology from City University of Bellevue, Washington in 1998.

    He started with Reuter Organ Co. of Lawrence, Kansas in May 1972. He was Vice-President and Tonal Director, prior to leaving the company in October 1988. He later worked with KU Endowment, a foundation providing philanthropic support to the University of Kansas, retiring in May of 2015. He has been the organist of First Christian Church of Lawrence, Kansas since 1998.


    • Max Mayse, LinkedIn,, accessed May 21, 2017.
    • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 2015 membership roll. 

  • / / / / Archived Note / / / /

    The following note is from a previous version of this entry; it has been superseded by the note above, which contains new information or corrects errors or inaccuracies.

  • Archived Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

    Graduate of West Texas State University; with Reuter Organ Co. of Lawrence, Kansas, 1985, tonal director; active in 1989.


    • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 1989 membership roll.
    • Letter to David H. Fox.
    • Music* (American Guild of Organists, 1978), 24.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

    *Music was renamed The American Organist in January, 1979. -Ed.

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