Kotzschmar Renovation Update

If you missed our Show & Tell’s this summer, please follow this CTN link and view the interview with John Bishop, FOKO Board member and chair of the Organ Committee. John gave a very informative presentation about the renovation process. Foley-Baker Project Manager, Phil Carpenter, guided guests

Kotzschmar Renovation Update

We’ve recently heard from Mike Foley of Foley-Baker Inc down in Tolland, CT that the Kotzschmar work is on schedule and he is sorry to see so much of it leave the shop! The craftsmanship is amazing and their work is stellar! Join us for Show & Tell on August 13, 5-7 pm to hear … Read more

Douglas L Rafter dies at 97

Douglas L. Rafter, Portland’s longest-lived Municipal Organist, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the Portland Center for Assisted Living. He was 97. A native of Wilmington, Vermont, Rafter moved to Portland in 1971. He was a concert organist, and had a repertoire of about 275 pieces of organ music memorized. He also taught music … Read more