11th Municipal Organist
James Kennerley is a multi-faceted musician, working as a conductor, organist, singer, coach, and educator.
10th Municipal Organist
Known for his highly diverse programming, Ray has concertized throughout the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Russia, New Zealand and Ecuador.
Grand Court Organist of the Wanamaker Organ
Mr. Conte is highly regarded as a skillful performer and arranger of organ transcriptions.
Critically acclaimed and sought after as a recitalist, theatre organist and silent film accompanist.
He “sets standards that many established and honoured older players would struggle to equal”
Senior Executive Producer of Pipedreams
Michael’s talent and commitment have been recognized with numerous awards, including the American Guild of Organists President’s Award.
Bob Waters holds a degree in music from Wichita State University, and a Masters Degree in Organ Performance from the University of Michigan.
President and Artistic Director
Faucher Organ Company
In 1979, he was awarded the title of Journeyman Organbuilder by the American Institute of Organbuilders.
An auditioned group of thirty five that often sings a cappella.
Founded in 1972, the Androscoggin Chorale is an auditioned, mixed-voice community chorus based in Lewiston-Auburn.
The Maine Chapter of the AGO was established in 1935 by Alfred Brinkler, Portland Municipal Organist and Director of Music at the Cathedral of St. Luke.
ChoralArt, formerly The Choral Art Society, is dedicated to advancing the tradition of artistic excellence in choral singing.
The DSQ had been — and continues to be — sought after to perform and teach all over the U.S. and around the world.
Girl Scouts of the USA was chartered March 16, 1950 and today the organization has over 3.4 million members throughout the United States.
Greater Portland Landmarks preserves and revitalizes the architectural fabric, history, and character of greater Portland.
John Sullivan currently serves ad District Convener for the AGO
The Kotzschmar Festival Brass is comprised of brass and percussion instrumentalists who all perform with the Portland Symphony Orchestra.
MJFF began modestly in 1998 in South Portland at Congregation Bet Ha’am with six videos shown on a television set over a weekend.
The goal of Musica de Filia is to provide superb choral performance training and performance opportunities for girls and women.
PBC presents highly regarded contemporary choreography as well as acclaimed performances of the classics.
The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine exists to inspire discovery and imagination through exploration and play
Portland Stage Company, Maine’s largest fully professional, non-profit theater, is committed to providing the finest productions for audiences in a broad region of Northern New England.
The Portland String Quartet has had an enormous impact locally, regionally and internationally since its inception in 1969.
Serving the city of Portland, the state of Maine, and northern New England, the PSO is the largest performing arts organization in Maine.
Renaissance Voices, Harold Stover, Director, is a 21-voice, auditioned, a cappella chorus based in Portland, Maine.
The Salvation Army was founded as an evangelical organization dedicated to bringing people into a meaningful relationship with God through Christ.
St Mary Schola is Maine’s only professional early music ensemble devoted to the performance of master works from the medieval, renaissance and baroque eras.
Internationally acclaimed organ virtuoso Thomas Heywood enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the world’s finest concert organists.
In addition to being a talented concert organist, Fred is also a sought-after classical music audio-video producer/engineer, and composer.
Broadly recognized as a motivating consultant for the pipe organ community, and as a conductor, organist, and music educator.
Joan Lippincott has been acclaimed as one of America’s outstanding organ virtuosos.
ROB RICHARDS was named 2005 “Organist of the Year” by the American Theatre Organ Society.
Christopher Staknys, an aspiring young performer and composer studies piano with Roberto Poli and composition with Howard Frazin
In addition to his fine reputation as a concert organist, Mr. Strony is well known for his many recordings.
Frederick L. Swann is a prominent American church and concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor, and former president of the American Guild of Organists
Mark Thallander is probably best known for his 18 – year music ministry at The Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, California.
Minister of Music
Minister of Music to First-Plymouth Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Dr. Weaver has been active as a concert organist in North America, Western Europe, and Britain presenting recitals from a large repertoire.
Burt Witham was born in 1900 in Westbrook, Maine, the son of a local doctor. During high school he worked as the night operator of the local telephone exchange and slept on a cot in between answering calls. Rudy Valle, a classmate of Burt’s, would often visit at the telephone office and the two friends would read French novels to pass the time.
President, Wallace & Company
David E. Wallace, MSBA, apprenticed as an organ builder with Andover Organ Company, Inc. of Methuen.
President, Foley-Baker Inc.
Mike saw his first pipe organ at age 13 and, as he puts it, was never the same thereafter.
by John Bishop, Clerk of the Works
The renovated organ was dedicated on Saturday, September 27, 2014.