The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 402

Builder Identification

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, area before 1976; 1976-77; Springfield, Massachusetts, 1976-2012

Additional Notes

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

    Peter Beardsley was an organ technician in the Pittsfield, Massachusetts area prior to 1976. He was with Theodore Gilbert & Associates, 1976-77. He was also organist of Christ Church Cathedral, Springfield, Massachusetts, and music director of McDuffy School for Girls, beginning in 1976; he held the same positions in 1990.


    • Timothy E. Smith.

  • From Cori Urban, contributor. -

    Peter Beardsley retired from Christ Church Cathedral in June, 2012.


    • "Peter B. Beardsley to play his last hymn as organist/choir director at Christ Church Cathedral" MassLive June 19, 2012, accessed August 30, 2015, (

Database Entries

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