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Bloomington, Indiana 1980; relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana, 1984.
Classification: Builder

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May 07, 2018:

From OHS Database Builders Listing editor, Stephen Hall, April 5, 2016. -

Goulding and Wood is a full service builder specializing in electropneumatic slider-chest action instruments designed in an eclectic style based on the American Classic style which G. Donald Harrison developed at Aeolian-Skinner. The divisions which are unenclosed are encased.

Active in 2017; Jason Overall - President; Brandon Woods - Vice President & Tonal Director; Mark Goulding - Secretary-Treasurer, Project Manager and Shop Supervisor; Kurt Ryll - Design Engineer; Robert Duffy - Master Craftsman; Robert Heighway - Master Craftsman; Phil Lehman - Business Manager; David Sims - Service/Voicing.

Source: Goulding & Wood, Inc.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

Goulding & Wood, Inc. succeeded Thomas Wood & Associates; it was a partnership of John W. Goulding and Thomas F. Wood in Bloomington, Indiana, established July 1, 1980. The two men were representatives of J. W. Walker & Sons of England, 1981-1985. The firm relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana, in May of 1984; and was active in 1996.

Staff: William F. Brame, Andrew X. Gingery.


  • The Diapason: October 1981, 23.
  • Letter to David H. Fox.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
  • The American Organist: April 1989, 31.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 73 Organs
  • 11 Divisions
  • 6 Consoles