Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Finch Organs (2009)

Originally Kilgen (1953)

Location:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
115 North 25th Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 US
Organ ID: 46787

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 51 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 01, 2015:

Updated through online information from Randall Harris.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 01, 2019.

Database Manager on February 15, 2013:

Updated through online information from Dennis A. Steckley. -- This instrument suffered damage in a tornado of February 2013 which caused extensive damage to the building.

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

Database Manager on May 24, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from Randall Harris. -- Originally installed as a Kilgen organ at First Baptist Church, Hattiesburg in 1952-53. Rebuilt and expanded by Reuter in 1987. Relocated to Westminster with a console upgrade in 2009 by Finch Organs.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 01, 2019.
Stoplist copied from the console October 31, 2017: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior, console and exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Sanctuary interior and exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31