I received my Johannus Vivaldi 370 organ in late October 2020, after its long overseas journey from the Netherlands. My decision to get a Johannus organ resulted from consultations with organist associates. I was also intrigued by the brochure which describes the Vivaldi as “continuing where the pipe organ leaves off,” and the ad is spot on! Three manuals with the four expression shoes, along [...]
Opequon Presbyterian Church sits on the Kernstown Battlefield next to the city limits of Winchester, Virginia. It traces its roots to the first settlers who established worship there in 1732. As the “Mother Church of the Valley” it is the oldest in Shenandoah Presbytery. The first two houses of worship were of log construction. In 1790 a large formal stone building was constructed. Seventy years [...]
A brief look at three different designs of drawknob consoles - comparing English, American, and French Terrace console design.
April 4, 2019 Dear customers, users, dealers and/or organ enthusiasts, The Global Organ Group, a Group solely focused on building four of the finest digital pipe organ-based brands – Johannus, Rodgers, Makin and Copeman&Hart - has made a next step in servicing the organ market in the United States. The Global Organ Group has an immense passion for the authentic pipe organ sound, and [...]
Maple Springs is the proud owner of a Rodgers Infinity 361.
Rodgers Inspire 343 The Inspire Series 343 has a total of 233 stops spread of 43 illuminated stop tabs, a variant library and 18 orchestral selections. Equipped with three velocity-sensitive manuals, a 32-note ago pedal board and an internal 2.1 audio system with the option of expanding to a 6.2 plus 2-channel antiphonal external audio system, the Inspire Series 343 is a state-of-the-art [...]
When seeking the ideal solution for their worship needs, a Rodgers Infinity 484, with custom finish and interfaced to 7 ranks of pipes, was chosen by Music Director/Organist Michael Harris. The facade pipes were custom built by Fratelli Ruffatti. Our firm managed all aspects of this project from design concept to finished product. Contact Al Murrell to see, hear, and play [...]
Congratulations to Carlton Niven of Myrtle Beach, SC who just got a Rodgers Allegiant 657 installed in his home. The Rodgers replaces a Conn 580 3 manual spinet theater organ from the 1970s. For more information contact Al Murrell, Vice President, R. A. Daffer Church Organs, Inc.
Similar to the long respected Studio 170, the clean lines of the organ's cabinet give it a modern and fresh look, while its new audio system provides a beautifully clear reproduction of the 37 pipe organ voices. Read more on our Johannus Page.