The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church
1661 Fifteenth Street
San Francisco, California 94103

OHS Database ID 7579.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 12, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 21 stops. 24 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Builder's Nameplate: DeCamp, John (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Rebuild of 1901 Möller Op. 388 (2-13rk), built for St. Paul's Lutheran, Davenport, IA. Moved here and Installed here 1980, rebuilt by John DeCamp 1984, 2-24rk, 21st. PSS old & new stop lists. Includes Open Diapason from 1882 Steere & Turner, Gt. Trumpet from 1895 Farrand & Votey. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated by Daniel Gonzalez, who maintains the organ. Zimbelstern added and activated by toe stud. (Thurlow Weed. July 12, 2019)

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Organ Case. Photograph by John DeCamp

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  • Stoplist copied from console August 18, 2014
    San Francisco, California
    St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church
    John DeCamp, 1984/M.P. Möller 1902 Opus 388
    16' Lieblich Gedeckt
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Doppelflöte
    4' Octave
    2' Fifteenth (from Mixture)
    IV Mixture (double draw with 15th)
    8' Trumpet
    8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Gemshorn
    4' Fugara
    4' Waldflöte
    2 2/3' Nazard (from Cornet, double draw)
    2' Flageolet (double draw with mixture)
    II Cornet (2 2/3 & 1 3/5)
    III Mixture
    8' Oboe
    16' Bourdon
    8' Open Bass
    4' Octave 
    16' Trombone
    8' Trumpet (ext. of Trombone)
    Swell to Great
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    Great to Pedal Reversible
    Wind Pressure: 3 1/2 inches
     [Received from Aaron Nee 2014-08-21.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from console August 18, 2014 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.