Updated through online information from Sean Haley. -- The small parish has often struggled with finances and has been unable to keep an organist or musician on staff. In recent years the Parish diversified to include a Spanish speaking service and branching beyond traditional worship styles. As a result the organ does not get much use.
Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- ORIGINALLY BUILT BY E. & G.G. HOOK & HASTINGS, OPUS 591 (1871)
On-line update from James R. Stettner -- 3-sectional facade containing 15 pipes arranged: 3-9-3.This was a stock design organ from the E. & G.G. Hook brochure. It was size No. 6 and usually cost $1,500.00.
The original builder was Hook & Hastings (c. 1871, Opus591).
Status Note: There 2003.
In new building. The instrument's restoration included rebuilding and renovation of the windchests and wind system, including reconstruction of the reservoir, or bellows. The original pipework was restored, slightly repitched to A=440. The missing short-compass Swell Oboe was replaced by a restored set from a Johnson & Son instrument of 1884 built originally for St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. The chestnut and walnut casework was repaired and refinished with the fa?ade pipes' receiving a new coat of paint.