Coychurch Crematorium Organ

    (Click the photo for a larger image) In the latter half of 2019, Mander Organs had the pleasure of revisiting the firm’s organ in the Crallo Chapel of Coychurch Crematorium, Bridgend.The organ was built in 1970 for the new chapel and has since seen almost daily use.  After nearly fifty years, the organ has received a…

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Our restoration work at the Guild Church of St Margaret Pattens in the City of London was completed just in time for the Christmas festivities. Both the victorian mechanical action to the manuals and the twentieth-century tubular pneumatic action to the pedals have been returned to full working order. The fifteen longest front pipes, which…

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Waltham Abbey

After Easter we will be returning to site to install the rebuilt three-manual organ by J.W. Walker & Sons at Waltham Abbey in Essex. Many of its builder’s distinctive tonal features, such as the Swell chorus reeds and the Orchestral Oboe and Clarinet on the Choir, are to be retained in what from a mechanical…

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Geoff McMahon

Mander Organs Ltd is pleased to announce that, with effect from Thursday November 1st 2018, the company’s shareholding has been transferred into an Employee Ownership Trust. Geoff McMahon succeeds John Mander as Managing Director, and Michael Blighton joins him on the Board as Tonal Director. All of the new co-owners are looking forward to the…

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This review as done by Bert Rebergen for ORGELNIEUWS.NL (April 2018) in Dutch. The original article is here and below is the English translation: Lovers of French organ music will feel a smile coming to their faces when they see an organ CD entitled ‘Une Voix Française’. However, I can imagine the enthusiasm waning somewhat when…

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St Pauls Cathedral

The music of America and beyond, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the American Memorial Chapel at St Paul’s. Thursday 3rd May – America in Paris Spectacular Thursday 7th June  – Fast Cycles Thursday 2nd August – A Bite from the Big Apple Thursday 6th September – The Planets Further details on the programme is here…

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As you will see from the photos below, we are progressing well with our refurbishment work at King’s College Chapel. The organ’s four new wind reservoirs are complete. The Great soundboard is finished and its action is being tested. The lower of the two Swell soundboards is having its upperboards glued in our small vacuum…

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Our installation work at Urawa School in Japan is nearly complete. The photos show the casework and carvings being revealed with the removal of the scaffolding. The interior pipework is installed and finely tuned. Just a few adjustments remain until the completion of the organ for Christmas

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We have just started installing our new organ at Urawa Akenohoshi Girls’ School, near Tokyo. John, Josh, Philip and Sosuke (our Japanese representative) are putting the organ together on a new purpose built gallery in the school’s main auditorium. More photographs are to follow, as construction progresses. The organ is due to be completed by…

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The first shipment of new organ for Urawa Girl’s School is currently being packed up for delivery and installation before Christmas. It is going on a newly constructed gallery to one side of the main auditorium of the school. It is a two manual and pedal instrument of  21 stops.

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