Warrensburg, Missouri, since 1979.
From the OHS Database Builders Editor, May 22, 2016. —
Established in 1970 and located in Warrensburg, Missouri, Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc., is a full service company building, enlarging, rebuilding, and restoring pipe organs. Installations range in scope from small two-manual organs to very large instruments of four or five manuals and can be found throughout the United States.
The company primarily usees Blackinton-style electro-pneumatic slider windchests with pneumatic pallets for the main chests, and electro-pneumatic pouch chests for the reeds and unit ranks to allow some judicious borrowings and to facilitate the use of different pressures for the reed stops.
Staff: (2015) Michael Quimby - President and Tonal Director Timothy Daniel Hancock - registered architect responsible for working with Quimby clients and staff to assess facilities, design projects and coordinate installations. Christopher Soer - General Manager Chris Emerson - Head of Service Dept Charles 'Chuck' Ford - Project Architect Eric Johnson - Head Voicer Janille Rehkop - Administration Chirt Touch - Pipe maker Carl Repp - Wood working Brian Seever - Service Technician
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —
Original article by Fox was for both founder and company, this was divided into separate articles for the Builders Listing. —Ed.Born 1950; husband of Nancy Quimby [deceased]; with Campbell Organ Service of St. Joseph, Missouri, 1966-70; teacher, part-time organ work, 1971-79; founded Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc., in Warrensburg, Missouri, 1979; active 1996.
Staff: Joseph Adams; Christopher Emerson; Larry Lasater; Richard Miller; Marvin Murphree; Nancy Quimby; Robert Watkins.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 03, 2019.