2012 ATOS Convention - Los Angeles

Note: This information on the 2012 Convention is here for historical purposes.

2012 ATOS Convention


Monday, July 2 

Multiple groups of 150 will tour three pipe organ installations including the private studio Trousdale Castle, the magnificent First Congregational Church in Los Angeles, and the Old Town Music Hall in El Segundo. Artists at installations will be Lyn Larsen and Chris Elliott at the Trousdale Castle, Scott Foppiano at the First Congregational Church and Tony Wilson at the Old Town.


Old Town Music Hall1st Congregational Church


Tuesday, July 3

Morning—Registration and Record Shop Open, Young Artists

Afternoon– Registration and Record Shop Open, No-Host Reception

Evening– Opening Concert, Pasadena Civic Auditorium (Walt Strony and Mark Herman, Moller )


Pasadena Civic Auditorium

Wednesday, July 4

Morning– Meetings and Seminars at the Marriott

Afternoon– Allen Organ Extravaganza

Evening– Hollywood Bowl with Fireworks and LA Philharmonic Orchestra; Special Guest Performer - Barry Manilow

Includes box dinner for conventioneers.

Hollywood Bowl

Thursday, July 5

Morning– Balboa Park, San Diego (Dave Wickerham, Austin)

Noon– Box Lunch, Trinity Church, (Jerry Nagano, Wurlitzer)

Afternoon– Balboa Theatre, San Diego (Jelani Eddington, Chris Gorsuch, Wonder Morton) Evening– Open

Balboa Park   Balboa Theatre Robert Morton

Friday, July 6

Morning– Plummer Auditorium (Chris Elliot, Wurlitzer)

Afternoon– San Gabriel Auditorium (Tony Fenelon, Wurlitzer)

Evening– Awards Banquet, Marriott (optional event)

Plummer Auditorium  San Gabriel Auditorium


Saturday, July 7

Afterglow #1– (optional)

Morning/Afternoon– Lunch, tour of Nethercutt Museum, Concert (Simon Gledhill, Nethercutt Wurlitzer)

Evening– Free Time

Nethercutt Musuem

Sunday, July 8

Afterglow #2- (optional)

Morning/Afternoon– Excursion boat tour to Catalina Island, Lunch at the Galleon Restaurant , tour and organ demo at the Avalon Casino

Catalina Island Casino


The headquarers hotel for the 2012 convention is the Marriott LAX (Los Angeles International Airport).

Special ATOS rate $99 per night!

The hotel address is 5855 Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045. The phone numbers to reach the hotel are 310-641-5700 and 800-228-9290. The hotel can be reached by the free Marriott hotel shuttle from LAX.