Big Things
Are Happening!

Celebrate the

of the OHS Catalog

Registration is Now Open!

Visit the 2019 Convention Website
July 14 — 18

The EARLY BIRD rate has been extend­ed to April 30th for all OHS mem­bers.
The 2019 con­ven­tion site is now avail­able. New mate­r­i­al is being added reg­u­lar­ly, and there will be forth­com­ing infor­ma­tion about the Hotel, Reg­is­tra­tion and Venues.

Support the OHS

Support the OHS

Sup­port our won­der­ful pro­grams.

OHS Annual
Fund Drive

Help sup­port oper­at­ing expens­es of OHS pro­grams and ser­vices.

Hon­or­ing the past,
Enrich­ing the present,
Curat­ing the future! 

OHS Board of Directors Election

Vot­ing starts on Mon­day, April 15. Select the Vote Now” but­ton below for more info!

Please take the time to review the can­di­dates and their posi­tions on four ques­tions, avail­able here and in the April issue of The Track­er.

Become A Member

Become A Member

Join Today!

Please con­sid­er the good works of the Soci­ety in edu­cat­ing, pre­serv­ing, and chron­i­cling a rich organ her­itage and cul­ture, and the impor­tance of sup­port­ing these efforts in your deci­sion to become a mem­ber. You will receive a sub­scrip­tion to our quar­ter­ly mag­a­zine, The Track­er, and all ben­e­fits of mem­ber­ship, includ­ing mem­bers’ prices on some items in the OHS Cat­a­log. Any time of year is a good time to join OHS!

OHS News


Breaking News

OHS Store Reopens

OHS Store Re-opens

After a lengthy absence, the OHS cat­a­log store has re-opened.  Bear with us as we wade our way through the inven­to­ry, replen­ish the hot tick­et items and fea­ture new, excit­ing prod­ucts.   In addi­tion to the music, the CDs and the books, please check out the OHS cof­fee mugs, a brand new OHS lapel pin, and our awe­some Christ­mas orna­ments.  Until June 30th, one dol­lar from every pur­chase will go to the E. Pow­er Big­gs Schol­ars fund.

OHS has a supe­ri­or rela­tion­ship with many of the organ music pub­lish­ers includ­ing Hal Leonard. See some­thing on the Hal Leonard site?  Let us know and we will get it for you.  We will work hard to ful­fill your music pur­chas­ing needs.

Vis­it now.

New OHS Phone Number 448.484.PIPE (7473)

As of March 1, 2019 OHS has a brand new tele­phone num­ber to reflect our res­i­den­cy in Penn­syl­va­nia.  While the old num­ber will work for a while, please take note:

484.488.PIPE (7473). Four foots and eight foots with no mix­tures but it works!


OHS Adds Student Chapters

OHS is delight­ed to wel­come the stu­dents and pro­fes­sors from three US insti­tu­tions of high­er learn­ing.  Con­grat­u­la­tions to Cur­tis Insti­tute of Music in Philadel­phia, Syra­cuse Uni­ver­si­ty and Ari­zona State Uni­ver­si­ty.  Thank you to Alan Mor­ri­son, Anne Laver and Kim­ber­ly Mar­shall for their lead­er­ship and tute­lage of the next gen­er­a­tion of organ­ists.  Wel­come to the OHS fam­i­ly.

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Upcoming Events

April 2019

26apr7:30 pmAGO Recital and Gala Benefit ReceptionHonoring John Walker

June 2019

18jun(jun 18)12:00 am22(jun 22)11:59 pmLongwood Gardens2019 International Organ Competition

July 2019

14jul(jul 14)12:00 am18(jul 18)11:59 pmOHS 2019 National ConventionDallas, Texas

October 2019

13oct(oct 13)8:00 am15(oct 15)10:00 pmThe Symphonic Organ at StoneleighAn Aeolian-Skinner Celebration

The Tracker

OHS pub­lish­es its jour­nal four times a year. The Track­er includes news and arti­cles about the organ and its his­to­ry, organ­builders, exem­plary organs, region­al sur­veys of instru­ments, and the music played on the organ. The empha­sis is on Amer­i­can organ top­ics of the 18th, 19th, and 20th cen­turies, and there are occa­sion­al arti­cles on Euro­pean top­ics. Most issues run 48 pages with many illus­tra­tions and pho­tographs.

Dear Friend of the Organ –
A New Opportunity

Think about the plea­sure you will receive in offer­ing an OHS mem­ber­ship to a friend or rel­a­tive. You can share your love of the pipe organ and intro­duce some­one else to the good works of the Soci­ety in edu­cat­ing, pre­serv­ing and chron­i­cling our rich organ her­itage and cul­ture. Mem­ber­ships make splen­did gifts. The recip­i­ent will receive a sub­scrip­tion to our quar­ter­ly mag­a­zine, The Track­er, a spe­cial gift and all the ben­e­fits of mem­ber­ship, includ­ing mem­bers’ prices on many items in the OHS Cat­a­log.

The OHS Mission Statement

The Organ His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety cel­ebrates, pre­serves, and stud­ies the pipe organ in Amer­i­ca in all its his­toric styles, through re­search, edu­ca­tion, ad­vocacy, and music.

The Organ Historical Society

330 North Spring Mill Road
Vil­lano­va, PA 19085 – 1737
(484) 488-PIPE (7473)



EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION rate has been extended to April 30 for all OHS members.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION rate has been extended to April 30 for all OHS members.

Plan to arrive on Sunday July 14th for the first event which begins at 4:30pm. The schedule of events provides an excellent blend of exciting instruments, engaging presentations, a hymn festival, and plenty of tasty food! You will want to stay for the extra day on Friday July 19th to hear the magnificent Casavant at Broadway Baptist Church, take a train ride and eat delicious barbecue. Register before April 30th to take advantage of the Early Bird rate.

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