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Mander Organs is now an Employee Ownership Trust

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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Review of the Organ in the St Ignatius Loyla Church, New York

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 – Music of America and Beyond

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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King’s College Chapel, London

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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New Organ in Japan Almost Complete

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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Installation of New Organ in Japan

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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New Organ for Urawa Girls’ Junior and High School, Japan

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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New Organ for Japan and a BBQ

Click image for a larger view We are currently coming towards the end of the workshop construction of our organ for Urawa Girls’ School in Japan as seen in the photo. The organ will soon be packed for shipping on the 18th of September. On the 24th of August we took a break to have…

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Organs of London – 1 July 2017

Credit for all images: Bompas & Parr. Photographer: Jordan Stevens Bompas & Parr held an Organs of London as part of the Art Night Associate Programme at Mandor Organs on the 1July with the purpose of guests feasting on bestial organs in the presence of operational and in-construction pipe organs. In collaboration with London’s oldest…

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Update No 2 on St George’s Church Organ Penang

St George's Church Penang

We are progressing well on the new organ for the St George’s Church in Penang. We are working in very harsh conditions with high humidity and daily temperatures in excess of 32 deg C. The team is holding up well. It is good to see steady progress and this wonderful new organ being born and…

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