Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2012, 1992)

Location:

College Church in Wheaton
332 East Seminary Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 US
Organ ID: 36532

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Interdenominational Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type)
  • 55 ranks. 3,138 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 44 stops. 65 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 65
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 22, 2017:

Updated by Edward Bouvier, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on April 14, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- The organ has been featured several times on the radio programs The Sound of Majesty (produced by Moody Radio) and Pipedreams. The organ replaced a Casavant organ that had been used in the church's previous sanctuary.

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

Database Manager on September 20, 2008:

Updated through online information from Scott Frizen.

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

Database Manager on August 20, 2008:

Updated through online information from Scott Frizen.

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

Database Manager on August 19, 2008:

Identified through online information from Scott Frizen.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from church website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, Chamber Grille, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Lisa Kern. Taken on 1992-12-01

Pipe Facade and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Lisa Kern. Taken on 1992-12-01

Church Exterior: Photograph by Lisa Kern. Taken on 1992-10-01

Church Exterior: Photograph by Lisa Kern. Taken on 1992-10-01

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