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Monday, February 19th 2018
Every year, the American Theatre Organ Society recognizes special individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the cause of the theatre organ, whether by promoting, performing, restoring, preserving, or in some other way furthering the art and aesthetic of the theatre organ. It is once again time for us to recognize some of those special individuals who have done so much. But we need...more...
Wednesday, January 31st 2018
A CD featuring highlights from the 2017 ATOS convention in Tampa, Florida is now available in the Marketplace. Featuring Wurlitzer theatre ipie organs in the Tampa Theatre, Grace Chuirch, Janko Residence, and Brattain residence, in addition to the temporary Haupwerk Wurlitzer in the Pinellas Park Auditorium and the magnificent digital 5/92 Walker organ in the Amalie Arena. Visit our Marketplace...more...
Friday, January 5th 2018
Below are highlighted a few of the ATOS activities now underway. Most have critical dates with respect to your possible participation as noted in each below. ATOS is an organization that is highly dependent upon participation, whether your merely attend programs or play a more active role in operations. ATOS 2018 Convention By now everyone should have received at least of several information...more...
Wednesday, January 3rd 2018
The ATOS Endowment Fund assists ATOS chapters or other not-for-profit organizations engaged in theatre pipe organ programs or projects which will have a lasting impact on the preservation or presentation of the theatre pipe organ as a historically American instrument and musical art form; projects or programs of particular historical or scholarly merit; and other projects or programs as approved...more...
Tuesday, December 12th 2017
The ATOS Directors, Staff and Volunteers thank you for your participation and support. We wish all a Merry Christmas and the best of holiday wishes to all. As 2017 comes to an end, I am again looking back at a year of wonderful visits and exchanges with ATOS members, listening to some of the many wonderful theatre organs and organists playing today, thanks to the efforts of our many ATOS Chapters...more...
Tuesday, November 7th 2017
2017 Annual Fundraising Campaign – ATOS Needs Your Help DONATION INFORMATION Please make a contribution to the 2017 American Theatre Organ Society Fundraising Campaign. Your contributions today will have direct impact to help ATOS “keep the music playing”. ATOS is an IRS approved non-profit organization. Donations to ATOS can be tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. You and your fellow...more...
Thursday, November 2nd 2017
The month has been busy in several ways including personal travel and ATOS efforts. ATOS Radio The ATOS Radio caretaker, Steve Worthington, reports that we are seeing continued use of the internet radio service. Work is continuing to optimize the server’s resources and address reports of data dropouts. The latest efforts appear to have solved a dropout problem. Steve reports we average somewhere...more...
Thursday, October 5th 2017
The month of September saw several happenings of interest to everyone. ATOS Board Activities During the September 2017 ATOS Board meeting, the Board of Directors appointed Ken Double to Chair this year’s Directors Nominating Committee. Ken is busy preparing this year’s nominations campaign in support of an election late in the winter months. Watch the next ATOS Journal for Ken’s Committee’s...more...
Wednesday, September 13th 2017
Prepare now for the 2018 Pasadena Convention June 29 (Friday) - July 3 (Tuesday) After-Glow Registration information and venue/artist information appears in the January/February 2018 issue of Theatre Organ Journal. Online registration and hotel reservations are now open. Convention Informationmore...
Monday, September 4th 2017
Fall is arriving. Here are some notes regarding the theatre organ related to ATOS and its activities. Beginning Fall Program Season As many members are aware, September begins the programming year for many Chapters and affiliated organizations. If you have not visited the ATOS Events List, please check here: http://atos.org/events-list If you are responsible for events and publicity, please make...more...