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Lawrence, Kansas, 1985-1989.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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May 07, 2018:

Archived 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. -

Graduate of West Texas State University; with Reuter Organ Co. of Lawrence, Kansas, 1985, tonal director; active in 1989.

Sources:

  • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 1989 membership roll.
  • Letter to David H. Fox.
  • Music* (American Guild of Organists, 1978), 24.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

*Music was renamed The American Organist in January, 1979. -Ed.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

October 03, 2015:

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The following note is from a previous version of this entry; it has been superseded by the note above, which contains new information or corrects errors or inaccuracies.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

Note from the Organ Database Builders Listing editor Stephen Hall, May 21, 2017. -

Max L. Mayse is a graduate of West Texas A&M University, 1972, with a Bachelor of Music Education, Organ. He obtained a Master of Education degree with an emphasis in educational/instructional technology from City University of Bellevue, Washington in 1998.

He started with Reuter Organ Co. of Lawrence, Kansas in May 1972. He was Vice-President and Tonal Director, prior to leaving the company in October 1988. He later worked with KU Endowment, a foundation providing philanthropic support to the University of Kansas, retiring in May of 2015. He has been the organist of First Christian Church of Lawrence, Kansas since 1998.

Sources:

  • Max Mayse, LinkedIn, https://www.linkedin.com/in/max-mayse-7290a114/, accessed May 21, 2017.
  • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 2015 membership roll. 
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

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