Oberlin College & Conservatory
50 W Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074 US
Fairchild Chapel, Bosworth Hall
Organ ID: 71745
The organ is still a Brombaugh. The work of re-pitching was carried out by Hal Gober in 2014-15.
This entry represents the installation of an existing organ in a new home. Identified from an email sent by Charles Beck on Sept. 4, 2022. The Brombaugh was originallly built for the Oberlin, Ohio residence of organ professor David S. Boe, who gifted the organ to the Conservatory. It was inaugurated in its new home in 2016. There is no independent Pedal division. The 16' Subbaß is a mechanical extension/duplex of the Manual 8' Gedackt.
Organ as installed in Fairchild Chapel: Photograph from an archival source: Oberlin College website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. c. 2012, or later
Front of chapel showing organ placement: Photograph from an archival source: Still capture from Oberlin-produced YouTube video, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. September, 2020