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Accomplished Organist Refuses to let Talents be Silenced by Disability

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For an organist, having both legs amputated might be a devastating, career-ending event.  Not so for 79-year-old Bill Otis, who continues to play keyboard at his church and shrugs off his disability as just something that must be dealt with.  However, the lack of an appropriate practice instrument …

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Church Keyboard Center Adds Hammond & Leslie Products

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Church Keyboard Center announces the addition of Hammond organ and keyboard models in the Pasadena showroom.  “We’re very pleased and honored to represent Hammond, which is the oldest electronic organ brand and continues to build best-in-class digital musical instruments,” said Nelson Dodge, Church Keyboard Center president.  “It’s the …

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Azusa Pacific University Installs New Rodgers Infinity Four-Manual Organ

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Installed in June 2013, the Rodgers Infinity four-manual 84-stop organ with six ranks of pipes is an exciting addition to the organ program at the Azusa Pacific University School of Music. The APU organ program, headed by Dr. Janet Harms and one of the largest in Southern California, …

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New Four-Manual Rodgers Infinity Organ Installed in Frederick Swann’s Palm Springs Residence

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Frederick  Swann is one of the world’s most distinguished organists. Born in West Virginia, the son of a Methodist bishop, he began taking piano lessons as a 5‐year-old. By the age of 10, he was playing the church’s organ for services when his teacher died suddenly. He is …

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Nelson Dodge to Assist in Fundraising for Restoration of the Hazel Wright Memorial Organ

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Church Keyboard Center announces that President Nelson Dodge has joined the committee working with the Orange Catholic Foundation to raise $2 million for the restoration of the Hazel Wright Memorial Organ for the future Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. Fundraising for the organ restoration was officially launched …

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