Church Keyboard Center is a full-service church organ dealer in the Los Angeles area providing sales, service and rentals of Rodgers, Johannus and Hammond organs—the largest selection of church organ brands and models anywhere in California. We specialize in serving the needs of professional organists in worship centers, universities, concert venues, and homes. We are also the California representative for Verdin and Schulmerich carillon systems.
Church Keyboard Center is the leader in pipe hybrid organs, with more hybrid installations in California churches than any other organ company. Click here to learn more about pipe and digital organ solutions, including cost-effective options for updating/upgrading existing pipe organs.
In our showroom in Monrovia, CA you can always see and play a variety of new and pre-owned organs and organ keyboards for church or home use. Please call 909-599-7899 to schedule an appointment.
Please note that Church Keyboard Center is authorized to sell, install and support new organs exclusively in the California counties listed to the right under Our Territory. If your installation site is outside this area, please click on one of brand links below to find a dealer for your area.
Church Keyboard Center offers a full range of classical organ and harpsichord rental options, complete with touring audio systems. Please see the Organ & Harpsichord Rental page to learn more about our rental options and reservations.
We provide factory authorized service for Rodgers and Johannus, and all service work is guaranteed. Please see the Service & Support page for complete details.
We’re here to assist and support you with training and information for making full use of the extensive features and capabilities of your church organ. Each of the organs we represent have unique capabilities—if you’re new to one of our organs in the church where you play, we encourage you to contact us for a complimentary orientation.
Church Keyboard Center offers regular workshops focused on professional skills and enhancing your ability to use your organ to best effect. Workshops and concerts are listed on the Events page. Events at the Monrovia showroom require an RSVP due to limited seating. To receive advance e-mail notification of our workshops and concerts, please sign up for our e-mail list.
Church Keyboard Center accepts checks and credit cards for payment of purchases and organ service. A 3% surcharge is added for credit card payments.
|Nelson Dodge, President
As the owner of Church Keyboard Center, Nelson’s primary goal is for every customer to be completely delighted with their organ installation. He works closely with the Church Keyboard Center team to ensure the success of each installation and continuing support. Nelson is a lifelong organist, serving several churches since his teenage years. Nelson has been a member of the American Guild of Organists since the 1980s and currently serves on the national AGO Marketing Committee and chairs the Finance Committee for the Los Angeles AGO chapter. He holds an MBA degree from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University.
|Robert Tall, Sales Advisor
Bob brings considerable expertise in the art of tonal finishing of organs sold by Church Keyboard Center. In addition to representing Rodgers organs in the Los Angeles region since 1970, he served as Principal Organist and Featured Artist for the Hollywood Bowl Easter Sunrise Services for twelve years. Bob was one of nine organists who performed in the Virgil Fox Memorial recital at Riverside Church in New York City in 2000. Bob has been a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Guild of Organists since 1984, and has served as Dean and Convention Coordinator for the 2004 AGO National Convention in Los Angeles. He holds a Ph.D. in Music and Psychology from the University of Utah.
|Tony Imperatrice, Sales Advisor
Tony represents Church Keyboard Center in the Fresno and greater San Joaquin Valley area. In addition to being the organist for First Christian Church of Selma, he performs regularly in festivals and concerts around the Fresno area. Tony is an experienced pipe organ technician and an active member of the San Joaquin Valley AGO chapter.
|Claris Dodge, Service Manager
Claris oversees customer service and coordinates service appointments.
|Scott Youngren, Technical Services
Scott provides factory authorized service throughout the So. California area.
1974 – The Rodgers Organs showroom opens in Torrance, California, where Dr. Robert Tall creates and heads the Division of Institutional Sales for the world’s largest piano and organ dealership.
1984 – Dr. Tall incorporates Robert Tall & Associates and becomes the California representative for Rodgers Pipe Organ Division.
1987 – The showroom and offices move to San Dimas, California.
1988 – Representation of Roland products added.
2010 – Eleven Central California counties added to the dealership’s territory.
2011 – Nelson Dodge becomes owner and president. The dealership’s name changes to Church Keyboard Center.
2012 – Church Keyboard Center showroom and offices relocate to Pasadena, California.
2013 – Hammond keyboards and Leslie speakers added to the brand line up.
2015 – Showroom and offices relocate to larger quarters in Monrovia, California. Church Keyboard Center takes on representation for Schulmerich carillons.
2016 – Representation of Johannus and Monarke custom organs added to offer the largest selection of church organ brands and models in California. As part of the Global Organ Group, the dealership also has access to Makin and Copeman-Hart organs built in the United Kingdom. Representation of Verdin carillons added.
The showroom is a short distance off the 210 freeway in Monrovia in the Monarc Industrial Park at 250 W. Duarte Rd, Unit B. Park in the parking lot in front of the building. Additional parking is available behind
Glendale, San Fernando Valley, Ventura
Riverside, Inland Empire
Downey, Long Beach
Anaheim, Orange County
Church Keyboard Center is the exclusive representative for Rodgers Organs for Southern and Central California. Our territory includes the following California counties:
Church Keybaord Center offers on-going classes and seminars on a variety of performance-related topics and Rodgers/Roland product features and information. These events are free to Rodgers/Roland owners and users. Please refer to the Events section of this web site for more information.