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John-Paul Buzard Organ Craftsmen / Buzard Pipe Organ Builders View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Urbana, Illinois, 1981-1989; Champaign, Illinois from 1989.
Classification: Builder

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August 20, 2015:

From: an e-mail from John-Paul Buzard, received Sept 2015

Became an LLC (Limited Liability Company) in 1994.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

August 17, 2015:

Note from the Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, June 22, 2017. -

Staff (2015): Charles Eames - Exec VP & Chief Engineer; Brian K. Davis - Tonal Director, Head Voicer, and Manager Member; Keith Williams - Service Department Director and Associate for Sales; Mark Dirksen - Business Manager; Dave Brown - Service Department Foreman; Shane Rhoades - Production Coordinator; Stuart Weber- Service Technician; John Wiegand - Service Technician; Dennis Northway - Chicago Representative for Sales and Service; Mike Meyers - Cabinet Maker; Chris Goodnight - Cabinet Maker; Viktoria Franken - Tonal Assistant and Voicer; Riley Ano - Tonal Assistant; Trevor Dodd - Service Technician

Source: Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, http://buzardorgans.com/. We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.


April 15, 2010:

Original Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017 by separating the information on the company and its founder into two separate entries. -

<p. Established as John-Paul Buzard Organ Craftsmen of Urbana, Illinois, 1981, incorporated 1985 as Buzard Pipe Organ Builders; firm relocated to Champaign, IL, 1989.

Staff (1995): Linda S. Buzard; David Carhart; Roger Daggy; Daniel Fishbein; Charles Frazetto, Henry Mayer; Jay Salmon; Ray Wiggs.

Sources:

  • John-Paul Buzard.
  • Michael Friesen.
  • The American Organist, November 1989, 54.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 22 Organs
  • 3 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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