A history of the organs at First Presbyterian Church has been compiled into a booklet. Click the link below for a copy of the brochure:
Organs at FPC brochure
The New FPC Organ Console
The new organ console has 72 ranks with 47 being pipe and 25 being digital. The organ has also been revoiced making the full ensemble much cleaner and richer. The Trompette en Chamade now produces a warmer tone while still holding the integrity of the stately sound it was intended to create. It is also accompanied by new antiphonal digital voices. The revoicing of the entire instrument combined with the new console has created a cleaner, fuller sound. The new console includes four manuals, 500 lockable memory levels, transposition capability, a record/playback feature and a touch screen. It was made possible by the generous donations of FPC members and friends. A new organ was commissioned in 2016 with support from many FPC members and friends. The organ was built by the A.E. Schlueter Organ Co. and was installed in October 2016. A dedication concert was held February 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. played by Dr. Richard Elliott, principal organist at the Mormon Tabernacle.
The Console Project seeks to ensure the continuation of our tradition of providing beautiful music to enhance the worship experience for many, many years. Thank you to everyone involved in the project and to those who donated to make this possible.