New Organ for Chelsea Old Church – October 2017 Update

>>New Organ for Chelsea Old Church – October 2017 Update

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

Chelsea Old Church - Bellows being given their rope hinges

We’ve made a start on the pedal soundboards!

Chelsea Old Church - A start has been made with the pedal soundboards
Chelsea Old Church - A start has been made with the pedal soundboards 2

The bellows before final assembly

Chelsea Old Church - Bellows before final assembly

Please see this post for details of the project including the specification of the organ.

You can see more photos of the work here.

By | 2017-10-26T16:13:12+00:00 October 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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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.