So what does an organ consultant actually do?

The project for the new 3-manual Dobson organ at Merton College, Oxford was supervised by an AIOA-accredited adviser Because pipe organs are so long-lived, the need to commission a new one, or renovate an old one, doesn't arise very often.  But when it does, an adviser is required with answers to all the resulting musical, technical, acoustical, architectural and historical questions.   The Association of Independent Organ Advisers (AIOA) exists to provide and accredit these experienced specialists. 'Armchair knowledge is not enough!' they warn, and accredited members have to demonstrate a high level of skill and…

About StopPress

Welcome to StopPress, the RCO blog for organists and choral directors. More about the people behind it here.

Get in Touch

News and comment welcome!
Email us:
Find us on Facebook and Twitter


Popular Posts

Twitter Latest

Help us inspire a new generation to play and enjoy the organ! Organise a local National Organ Day event on 18 April……
Excellent opportunity to attend Dr Quinn’s lunchtime recital & familiarise yourself with the acclaimed Richards, Fo……
Join Iain Quinn at St George's Hanover Square, 4 Feb for an Advanced Performance class. Perform to a small & suppor……

follow @RCO_Updates