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Organ Historical Society
330 North Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085 -1737

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(484) 488-PIPE (7473)
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Pontifical College Josephinum - Saint Turibius
2003 3M Beckerath Orgelbau; Relocated 2008 here by Gene Bedient & Fred Zander.

Photo: Len Levasseur


Pre-Convention Events

Prelude 1 - Saturday, July 30
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Trip to the Museum of Catholic Art and History, a Catholic Church museum that celebrates iconic Catholic culture and heritage through art, music, statuary, and even several pipe organs.

Prelude 2 - Sunday, July 31
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Excursion to 2 additional historic organs, lunch, and The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum - the most significant example and railcar collection in the nation of a railroad canteen and WWII heritage.

Post-Convention Event

Postlude - Friday, August 5
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Excursion to the City of Cincinnati to hear two (2) newly-built American organs, lunch, and two (2) historic organs – including Isaac M. Wise Temple, Ohio’s own “Alhambra at Granada” and one of the most well-preserved institution’s connected to the Reform movement.

OHS Member Registration

Early Full Registration
NOW until May 25

May 26 to June 28

After June 28

Under 30
(after June 2)
Optional Full Bus Package
(Bus package prices may be subject to a price increase owing to situations beyond our control after June 1. Lock in this price by registering today.)

Prelude 1
“Museum Tour”

Prelude 2
"Train and Organ Tour"

"Cincinnati Excursion"

Registration Includes:
  • More than twenty (20) blockbuster historic organs demonstrations in the metropolitan region and five (5) evening concerts
  • Flexible daily schedule with return trips to the headquarter hotel for opportunities to refresh and enjoy meals at your leisure
  • Meals include three lunches (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday) and one breakfast (Tuesday) at the Annual General Meeting. Additional special daily morning breakfast voucher credits are provided with your Hilton group rate convention hotel reservation. See hotel page for more information.
  • Nightly exhibits and social activities
  • Convention magazine with recital programs, bus schedules, Biggs Scholar information and more
Transportation Package:

Highly Recommended Transportation Package

Optional Bus Package with air-conditioned coach bus transportation to all OHS convention recitals available for the Main Conference and Postlude event. Bus transportation is automatically included only with the Prelude Tour. The OHS is not responsible for parking accommodations at each venue for individuals not utilizing the Transportation Package.