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BuilderID 726

Builder Identification

Staunton, Virginia, 1988.

Additional Notes

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

    Christopher A. Bono, born 1965 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, is a graduate in music from Bridgewater College, Virginia. He was with the Harpsichord Clearing House of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, 1984-1988. He began with the firm of Taylor & Boody of Staunton, Virginia as an apprentice in 1988.

    • Chris Bono.
    • Taylor & Boody.

  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, October 25, 2016. -

    "Christopher Bono has been with Taylor and Boody since 1988. He primarily makes keyboards, but has been involved in many aspects of organbuilding over the years, including voicing. Originally from Attleboro, Massachusetts, Chris is a graduate of Attleboro High School and in 1988 received a B.A. in Music from Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia. From 1984 to 1988 he worked for Harpsichord Clearing House in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. In addition to working at Taylor and Boody, Chris is the organist for St. Francis of Assisi in Staunton and Music Director at Augusta Stone Presbyterian Church in Fort Defiance, Virginia."


    • Taylor & Boody website, accessed October 25, 2016,

Database Entries

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