The Estey Organ Museum is now closed for the Winter season. We will re-open in mid-May 2024. Check this site for opening information.
Estey Organ Museum’s annual rehomings are scheduled for October 7 and October 14 from 2 to 4 pm. Rehoming is a way for EOM to get its duplicate and non-museum quality organs into the hands of those who will use and enjoy them. There will be several dozen restorable instruments available from the collections of both EOM and the Brattleboro Historical Society. There are also a baby grand piano, wooden pipes, clamps, vintage cabinet-sized speakers, and several non-Estey reed organs, including a fully restored Sterling. Most of the unrestored organs are free but donations are appreciated. Many of the surplus instruments could be rehabilitated by cleaning them or repairing the bellows. Others instruments are musically unusable but are valuable to […]
Estey Organ Company pipe organ records have been transferred to the Organ Historical Society in Villanova, Pennsylvania. All research inquiries regarding the Estey Collection may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (484) 488-PIPE (7473). Founded in 1961, the Library and Archives of the Organ Historical Society is America’s preeminent research institution devoted exclusively to the study of pipe organs, their history and construction, as well as those who play them and compose for them. For more information about the Organ Historical Society, visit their website at https://organhistoricalsociety.org
The Board of Trustees of the Estey Organ Museum extends its condolences to the family of John Wilcox, who died recently. Cindy Wilcox, his beloved wife of over 60 years, was an original founder of Estey Organ Museum and has also served on the Board as President and Treasurer. John’s many contributions to Brattleboro, Dummerston and Windham County can be found at https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/brattleboro/name/john-wilcox-obituary?id=38630531.
Beverly Pease, a great friend of the Estey Organ Museum and the reed organ community, passed away on January 27. Along with her husband Nelson, Beverly served as an EOM docent, adviser, and guest presenter. Beverly was Publications Secretary for the International Reed Organ Society, of which she was a charter member, and managed orders for archival material. She also managed the media tables for ROS biennial conventions. Beverly was the business manager of two family businesses: N.B. Pease & Co. (antique cars) and The Pease Collection of Historical Instruments in Palmer, MA. Click here to read her obituary.