New Organ for Chelsea Old Church – October 2017 Update
We thought you might like an update on the Chelsea Old Church commission. We’ve focussed on the bellows and are just starting on the pedal soundboards. As you can see from the photos below, work is continuing apace…
The bellows being given their rope hinges
We’ve made a start on the pedal soundboards!
The bellows before final assembly
Please see this post for details of the project including the specification of the organ.
Joost Joined William Drake Ltd in 1989 and has been a managing director since 2013. Prior to joining William Drake he studied woodworking and furniture making in Rotterdam. This College education included two apprenticeships with Dutch organ builders, Firma Flentrop and Henk van Eeken. Joost is a fully qualified organ builder specialising in tonal design and voicing. He is fortunate to have 25 years of experience as assistant and voicer, working closely with William Drake.