1. Temperature and Pipe Organ – Part 2

    In case you missed our last blog post, we discussed the importance of a regulated and balanced temperature in your pipe organ room. While it might be strange to think that the temperature of a room can alter the entire pitch of a massive instrument, it can! We are here to help you know what to do when it comes to organ tuning and how to best prepare for the tuner to arrive. You can always call Whi…Read More

  2. Temperature and Pipe Organ – Part 1

    While you might not the think the conditions of your church are affecting how well your pipe organ plays and stays in tune, they really do! It’s important to keep the organ’s needs in mind when it comes to maintenance and care. Stability should be a prime consideration for anyone who runs a church with an organ inside. Your organist depends heavily on their instrument behaving predictably so t…Read More

  3. Mastering Pedal Technique with Pedal Scales

    If you are an organist, it’s likely that you understand how important it is to be able to play pedal scales. Since they can help you to enhance your ankle’s flexibility and control, pedal scales are a great way to sharpen your technique and focus less on the pedals when playing and more on the overall performance. However, there are quite a few organists who choose not to put these pedal scale…Read More

  4. Why Should Pianists Learn the Organ?

    Many music students love finding a way to challenge themselves and their growth as musicians. Versatility can be quite a useful skill when it comes to a stronger practice routine, as well as performance opportunities. In fact, those who become quite proficient at their skills may have the option of earning a little money on the side as they practice their art! While the pipe organ might not be the…Read More

  5. Origin of “Amazing Grace”

    When it comes to the church organ and popular hymns, we are sure you have a few favorites that come to mind. However, one of the most popular hymns of all time is “Amazing Grace.” We understand why! This catchy tune perfectly depicts the need of God’s grace to save those of us on earth who have sinned. “Amazing Grace” came about from an unlikely source—a man who openly denounced God at…Read More

  6. Whitesel Church Organs installs Viscount Organ in Madison, Virginia

    Congratulations to Mt. Nebo Lutheran Church on the purchase of their new Viscount Organ with Physis® Technology! Whitesel Church Organs has replaced an Aging Organ that Mt. Nebo purchased from us many years ago. We are so happy to provide them, AGAIN, with the NEW standard of state-of-the-art technology with Viscount. Their quaint sanctuary has been outfitted with a Viscount SONUS 245 powered by…Read More

  7. The 4 Finest Pipe Organs in the World

    The pipe organ is one of the most grandiose and interesting instruments because of their large size and demanding nature when it comes to playing successfully. Since each one is unique and beautiful in its own way, we decided to write about some of the most famous and largest pipe organs in the world. Contact Whitesel Church Organs today for your New York pipe organ, and read on to learn more! Cat…Read More

  8. Pedalboard Introduction

    What’s the main difference between a pianist and an organist? Obviously, there are many - but organists have to focus on playing an entire pedalboard with their feet! That’s why many people shy away from mastering such an incredible instrument. Today, we’d like to discuss the pedalboard of the pipe organ and some tips and tricks to conquering this challenge! Shoes As an organist, your shoes …Read More

  9. Fun Facts About Church Organs

    When it comes to finding a new church organ for your New York church, there is no better team to call than the professionals at Whitesel Church Organs. We are here to help you choose the perfect organ for your church and congregation, as well as help you install it into your sanctuary. When it comes to learning about church organs, however, there are some fun facts that many people don’t know! W…Read More

  10. How Does Organ Tuning Work?

    We at Whitesel Church Organs are happy to help you with whatever your pipe organ needs may be, whether you are in need of a new organ or tuning. Give us a call today so we can help you! We are proud to serve Connecticut, New York, Maryland, and the northeast region. Our professionals can help you with your tuning. If you’ve ever wondered how organ tuning works, read on to learn more! As you may …Read More