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Aadland Pipe Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Valley Springs, South Dakota from 1972.
Classification: Builder

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November 07, 2015:

From the OHS Database, Builders Listing editor, updated May 19, 2016. -

Aadland Pipe Organ Co. is a family-owned business, established in South Dakota in 1971. Owners Art Aadland and Ellen Lovseth Aadland are both avid choral singers who met while attending college and singing together in a church choir. Ellen, who loves choral music and had been a church organist from age 14, joined forces with Art in restoring tracker action pipe organs.

The company is a full-service pipe organ shop, building new tracker (mechanical key-action) organs, and restoring older tracker-action organs. The company does tuning and servicing, and rebuilding/enlarging for all types of organs regardless of key-action types. They also create custom wooden church furnishings.

Source:

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

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

Established by Art Aadland [Jr. ?] in Valley Springs, South Dakota in 1972; operated by Arthur Aadland, the son of the Rev. Arthur O. Aadland, Lutheran clergyman and part time organbuilder.

Sources:

  • Michael Friesen.
  • A mailing list of purchasers of organ supplies compiled by several prominent firms.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 11 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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