The OHS Pipe Organ Database

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

OHS Database ID 61555.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 1, 2019.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 21 ranks. 1283 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • This organ was replaced by the tracker organ built by Gabriel Kney (organ ID 4668). The Schantz organ was relocated to Groce United Methodist Church in Asheville, North Carolina in 1978. Larry Sprinkle and Randall Dyer moved the Schantz organ.
    [The church name is correct, it is "Groce" and not Grace. It was named after the organizing pastor, the Reverend Mr. T. A. Groce. -Ed.] (Stephen Hall. July 1, 2019)

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  • Typed Stoplist . Source: Stoplist from Larry Sprinkle, who services the organ.
    Music Building, University of Tennessee, 
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    Schantz Organ Co., Opus 845, 1967 
    16' 	Rohrflöte	 12
     8' 	Principal	 61
     8' 	Rohrflöte	 61
     4' 	Octave		 61
     2'	Waldflöte	 61
     	Mixture IV	244
     8' 	Trompete	 61
    	Swell to Great 16
    	Swell to Great  8
    	Swell to Great  4
     8'	Gedackt		 61
     8' 	Gemshorn	 61
     8' 	Gemshorn Celeste 49
     4'	Koppelflöte	 61
     2 2/3' Nasard		 61
     2' 	Principal	 61
     1 3/5' Tierce		 61
     	Cymbel II	122
     8'	Krummhorn	 61
    	Swell 16 
    	Swell Unison Off
    	Swell 4
    16' 	Subbass		 32
    16' 	Rohrflöte	 --	Gt
     8'	Principal	 32
     8'	Floten Bass	 12
     4'	Principal	 12
     4'     Flöte            12
     2'     Super Octave     12
    16’ 	Trompete	 12	ext from Great
     8'	Trompete	 --	Gt 
     4’ 	Krummhorn	 --	Sw
    	Great to Pedal 8
     	Swell to Pedal 8
    	Swell to Pedal 4
  • Click Here Typed Stoplist . Source: Stoplist from Larry Sprinkle, who services the organ. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.