Worcester Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
founded 1949

Every great city should have a few great pipe organs...

WORCESTER has 25 (at least!)

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Other Massachusetts instruments (see below)

Mechanics Hall E & GG Hook 334 1864 IV/65 M restored by Noack 1981
All Saints Episcopal  Ĉolian Skinner 909 1933 IV/120 EP add'l work: 1940/51/63/67
All Saints Choir room  Ĉolian Skinner 897 1932 II/2 EP unit
First Baptist (sanctuary) Reuter-Gilbert-Russell 1962 IV/80 EP
First Baptist Chapel J W Walker 1986  II/13 M
Trinity Lutheran Noack 40 1969 III/62 M
Trinity Lutheran Chapel Noack 41 1967 I/3 M
First Unitarian          Ĉolian Skinner 1433 1963 IV/65+ EP restored 2002 by Russell
United Congregational  Berkshire 144 1988 III/54 EP
Holy Cross College
St Joseph's Chapel
Taylor-Boody 1985 IV/70 M
Wesley Methodist 
  Church's Web Page
E. M. Skinner/
Ĉolian Skinner/
IV/73 EP
Cathedral of St. Paul






Our Lady of the Angels J W Walker 1984 III/56 M
St Joseph R C Casavant 1239 1928 III/31 EP
Assumption College Russell 18 1995 III/65 EM
Pakachoag UCC (in Auburn) Dobson 69 1997 II/28 M
Worcester Art Museum Ĉolian Skinner 1036 1942 III/32 EP

Other fine instruments in the Worcester Area

Worcester Auditorium  (AUD)         Kimball Op7119 (1933) IV/122 EP (currently walled/sealed off, stored in situ)
St Peters R C                        Casavant Op 2938 (1967) III/53 EP
Pilgrim Congregational           Hutchings/Hall/Baker Op 70 (1873) III/34 EP (unplayable)
Worcester Polytechnical Institute (WPI)    Aeolian Skinner Op 1034 (1942) III/35 EP
Blessed Sacrament                 E.M. Skinner Op. 736 (1928) III/28 EP
Christ the King R C                Casavant (1974) II/24 EP
First Congregational               Austin Op. 2341(1960) II/24 EP
Emanuel Lutheran                  Cooper (1988) II/30 M
Emmanuel Baptist                  Austin Op 24 (1898) II/16 EP
Our Lady of Mount Carmel   American Classic Organ Co. (Wicks originally)
St John's Episcopal               Casavant (1968) II/16 EP
St John's R C                        Hook & Hastings Op 1660 1895 2m M
Sacred Heart R C                 Johnson & Son Op 731 (1890) rebuilt Earle Reed 1956 EP (now DE)
St George's Cathedral (Anna St)    Andover 2m M
Adams Square Baptist (Lincoln St)     George Reed (1901) 2m M (last original tracker in Worcester)
Salem Covenant (East Mountain St)     Reuter (1970) III EP
St Stephen's R C                   George Reed III EP (formerly II M)
St Bernard's R C                   Skinner Op. 781 (1929) III/30 EP (unaltered)
First Presbyterian                   Gilbert and Butler (1895) II M
Pleasant Street Baptist          Ryder Op. 163 (1891) II/20 EP
Hadwen Park Congregational    Estey Op. 3087 (1938) II/7 EP
Rural Cemetery Chapel,        Worcester (Grove St.) Frazee (1950?) II/4 (DE?)
St John Ev Lutheran Church, Sudbury JW Walker (1989) II/27 M

Surrounding Areas in Massachusetts

Millbury: First Congregational
Boston: Mother Church Aeolian Skinner History
Provincetown: Meetinghouse UU Church Holbrook II/18

1999 Region I AGO Convention Home Page

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