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The finest teacher of theatre organ style playing, with a list of students who rose to the highest level of concert playing, has died. John Ferguson passed away in Indianapolis Monday morning at the age of 79. He died peacefully in his sleep following some...
Do you live (and bank) outside the United States? If so, this is important news. United States banks have begun changing the manner in which foreign checks are handled, including substantial increases in costs for processing those checks. In some cases, the...
Our current youth representative/director’s term expires at the convention this year. Many thanks to Dan Minervini for his work as the current youth representative. We need to begin looking for candidates for the 2015-2017 Youth representative. If you know of...
I write to remind you that the 2015 Young Theatre Organist Competition (YTOC) application deadline is April 15. YTOC is a flagship program of the ATOS, encouraging our younger artists in their performance development. Winners become our "Rising Stars" with...
Watch the Video Preview Registration is now open! To register, please visit the 2015 Convention Registration Website hosted at regonline.com. The link address is: https://www.regonline.com/atos2015 Note that you must be a member of ATOS in good standing. To...
As has been reported in the pages (three articles) in the current issue of Theatre Organ, and also on this ATOS website, the organization is beginning to take the first steps toward reorganization following the September retreat in St. Louis. A recent...
Following the ATOS retreat in September, the organization is now embarking on several tasks as it moves forward implementing the recommendations from the event. ATOS Chairman Bob Dilworth has appointed the first two committees. The Finance Committee, headed...
Jack Moelmann has updated the Theatre Organ Journal Index. Wanna find an article on Ann Leaf. View or download the 2015 edition here. If you appreciate Jack's work, let him know.
An Overview of the ATOS Retreat Twenty representatives of the American Theatre Organ Society spent nearly 14 hours over two days in a corporate retreat, held September 20-21 at the Hilton Hotel at the St. Louis airport. Attendees: Board: Chairman Bob...
It is with sadness we report the passing of Fred Bruflodt of Lansing, MI, a long time ATOS member who among other things, was a talented recording engineer. He was 72 years old. In addition to the outstanding work Fred did for ATOS on the EMCATOS 2011...