Vince B. Ho (2011)

Originally A. W. Brandt & Co. (1980)

Location:

St. James Episcopal Church
1540 12th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606 US
Organ ID: 48447

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 216 pipes. 1 manuals. 4 stops. 4 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 4
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 21, 2012:

Updated through online information from Vincent Ho. -- Declared a complete loss by Insurance Company due to vandalism. 10/18/2012. Scrapped.

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

Database Manager on July 28, 2012:

Updated through online information from Vincent Ho. -- Organ currently in storage.

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

Database Manager on July 26, 2012:

Updated through online information from Vincent Ho. -- Organ suffered vandalism during early June 2012, with serious damage to many pipes and console. It is unlikely that the organ can be repaired. The cost of repair will be more than the value of the organ.

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

Database Manager on August 05, 2011:

Updated through online information from Vince B. Ho. -- Aldred Brandt Jr. built this organ as both a personal project and for certification from the American Institute of Organbuilders, an organization which Brandt was involved with from its beginning. Relocation (2011) will be installed by Vince Ho (owner).

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

Database Manager on August 03, 2011:

Identified through online information from Vince B. Ho. -- 8'+4'+2'+1-1/3'+P Single split keyboard.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ in Builder's Shop with Alfred Brandt: Photograph by shop foreman. Taken on 1980-11-01

Organ During Installation: Photograph by Vince B. Ho. Taken on 2011-11-05

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