The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Port Madison Lutheran Church
14000 Madison Ave. NE
Bainbridge Island, Washington 98110

OHS Database ID 9478.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 10, 2007.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Suspended mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 19 stops. 16 registers. 19 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. Concave radiating pedalboard.


  • Builder's Nameplate: attr. Cook (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • On-line update from James R. Stettner -- Organ on front wall of sanctuary, right side - beside chancel steps. Keydesk attached and projecting. 4-sectional facade containing 22 pipes arranged 4-7-7-4. Dedicated Nov. 22, 1998 by church organist, Joann Richardson. (Database Manager. July 22, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. March 10, 2007)

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  • Stoplist copied from the keydesk October, 1999
    Bainbridge Island, Washington
    Port Madison Lutheran
    STEVEN R. COOK, #5, 1998 - Original Specifications
    MANUAL I                                     COUPLERS (Drawknob)
       8   Principal                    56          II / Pedal
       8   Stopped Flute                56          I / Pedal
       4   Octave                       56
       4   Chimney Flute                56          II / I
       2   Octave                       56
           Mixture                     168
       8   Dulzian                      56
       8   Oak Flute                    56
       8   Gamba                        56
       8   Celeste                (tc)  44
       4   Spire Flute                  56
       2   Block Flute                  56
       II  Sesquialtera    [12-17]     112
                                                 ACTION: Susp. mech. key & mech. stop
    PEDAL                                        VOICES: 16
       16  Subbass                      30
       8   Principal                    30       STOPS: 19
       8   Stopped Flute                12
       4   Octave                       12       RANKS: 19
       16  Dulzian                      30
       8   Dulzian                      12       PIPES: 1,010
    The parish's first organ was a used, II-manual, 5-rank Smith theatre organ originally
    built for the Gala Theatre in Seattle in 1924. It was moved to First A.M.E. Church by
    Balcom and Vaughan in the 1930's, and was replaced there in 1956 by a new, II-manual,
    10-rank Wicks pipe organ. The organ then was moved to Port Madison Lutheran Church from
    First A.M.E. in Seattle, presumably by Balcom and Vaughan in 1956, and was installed as
    a memorial.
    The new organ is free-standing and encased with an attached, projecting keydesk. The
    case is made of fumed white oak, and the pipe shades are carved from basswood. The pipes
    were all made in the Cook shop. The temperament is Kellner.
    The organ was dedicated by church organist Joann Richardson on November 22, 1998.
    Sources: The American Organist, Vol. 33, No. 7, July 1999, pg. 76 "New Organs";
             JRS; extant organ.
     [Received from James R. Stettner 2015-09-29.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the keydesk October, 1999 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.