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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.
"The Midmer-Losh: Breathing Life Into The Beast" will be broadcast on PBS television stations this fall (2014). Installed in the Atantic City Convention Center in 1929, the Midmer-Losh still holds the title as the world's largest pipe organ. The television...
It's that time of the year. The month of October finds Lon Chaney on more theatre screens since his heyday as a silent screen star in the 1920's. ATOS chapters and theatre organ-equipped movie palaces screen the classic The Phantom of the Opera all across...
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...
Watch the Video Preview here. Overture on July 2 Longwood Gardens with Jonas Nordwall Welcome Cocktail Party with cash bar (Open to all, not just Overture) Macy's (Wanamaker organ) with Peter Richard Conte Day 1 July 3 Membership Meeting Macy's...
Awards Due to an printing error, page 21 was omitted. It will be reprinted in the next issue, but until then, here is the full Awards story:      
We've heard you!! You've asked, "If the young people get the Summer Youth Adventure, what about us older players?" STEP UP YOUR PLAYING is ATOS' answer to an adult-level teaching experience. Jonas Nordwall, Donna Parker and Ken Double will provide tips...
To all who love the theatre organ, and especially Mighty Mo at the Atlanta Fox: There have been some comments, statement and, written reaction to a video production that was recently released on the great Moller organ, and other items erroneously indicating I...