December 14, 2010

Ann Street Presbyterian Church, Brisbane

This historic church has undergone extensive renovation in recent years. After a long period of virtual silence the pipe organ is also undergoing restoration.. The pipework and soundboards of the 1903 Charles Richardson instrument are now fully restored and playing. The console has also been restored. The old-style trigger Swell box […]
December 14, 2010

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

This instrument was built by Johannes Klais of Bonn, Germany in 1986 (opened in 1987) for the Concert Hall designed by Brisbane architect, Robin Gibson. Robert Boughen O.B.E. was the consultant for the organ. This is a splendid example of a large modern eclectic concert hall organ with a large […]
December 14, 2010

Mayne Hall, The University of Queensland, St Lucia

For many years, the University of Queensland at St. Lucia suffered the lack of a multi-purpose concert hall, with most graduation ceremonies, large orations and other such events taking place at Brisbane City Hall.  In the 1970’s, Robin Gibson, the architect for many public buildings in Brisbane (most notably the […]
December 13, 2010

News: First Church of Christ Scientist in Brisbane

We have carried out maintenance work on the 1940 Whitehouse 3-manual organ in the First Church of Christ Scientist in Brisbane. The original Great and Swell action magnets were replaced after 70 years of service. The original cotton-covered wiring was also replaced with P.V.C. covered wiring. When the cotton and […]