The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 7671

Builder Identification

Urbana, Illinois, 1981-1989; Champaign, Illinois from 1989.

Additional Notes

  • Original 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 by separating the information on the company and its founder into two separate entries. -

    Staff (1995): Linda S. Buzard; David Carhart; Roger Daggy; Daniel Fishbein; Charles Frazetto, Henry Mayer; Jay Salmon; Ray Wiggs.


    • John-Paul Buzard.
    • Michael Friesen.
    • The American Organist, November 1989, 54.

  • Note from the Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, June 22, 2017. -

    Staff (2015): Charles Eames - Exec VP & Chief Engineer; Brian K. Davis - Tonal Director, Head Voicer, and Manager Member; Keith Williams - Service Department Director and Associate for Sales; Mark Dirksen - Business Manager; Dave Brown - Service Department Foreman; Shane Rhoades - Production Coordinator; Stuart Weber- Service Technician; John Wiegand - Service Technician; Dennis Northway - Chicago Representative for Sales and Service; Mike Meyers - Cabinet Maker; Chris Goodnight - Cabinet Maker; Viktoria Franken - Tonal Assistant and Voicer; Riley Ano - Tonal Assistant; Trevor Dodd - Service Technician

    Source: Buzard Pipe Organ Builders,

  • From: an e-mail from John-Paul Buzard, received Sept 2015

    Became an LLC (Limited Liability Company) in 1994.

Database Entries

There are 21 entries in the database that describe organs by John-Paul Buzard Organ Craftsmen / Buzard Pipe Organ Builders.

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