Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

René Marceau (Opus 15, 1998)

Originally Hook & Hastings (Opus 2257, 1910)

Location:

Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church
7700 Skansie Ave. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335 US
Organ ID: 9511

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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 pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP)
  • 58 ranks. 3,558 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 51 stops. 72 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 51
  • Registers: 72
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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 Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 February 20, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on September 17, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jim Van Horn.

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

Database Manager on February 23, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was dedicated on January 30, 1999 by Diane Bish. A second inaugural concert was held March 20, 1999 with Tom Murray presiding at the console.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Hook & Hastings (1910, Opus 2257).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1999

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

In new sanctuary. 4th manual division (Grand Choir) was added which allowed for tonal additions to be made without compromising the integrity of the Hook & Hastings. Ded. By Thomas Murray, 20 Mar 1999.

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

Instrument Images:

Chanel, Console, and Pipe Facade: (1998) Photograph by Craig Harrold.

Console: (1998) Photograph by Craig Harrold.

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