Special Merit Awards

  • 2016 - Tom Stehle; Organ Technician, New York
  • 2016 - Bob Castle; Denver Paramount Theatre Organist
  • 2016 - Ben Model; Silent Film Accompanist
  • 2015 - Jack Serdy; Colonial Theatre Wurlitzer, Phoenixville, Pennsylvain
  • 2015 - Dick Wilcox; Digital relay systems that changed the art form
  • 2014 - Ken Duffie - Zeiterion Theatre Wurlitzer, New Bedford, Massachusetts, installation
  • 2014 - Lee Lanier -Helping obtain overseas artists performance visas
  • 2014 - John Tanner; Installation of Atlanta Chapter’s Grande Barton, Rylander Moller, and Georgia theatre organ history
  • 2014 - Dr. William A. Weary; ATOS Membership 2014-2015, for the St. Louis Retreat
  • 2013 - Joe Patten and Robert Foreman (of the Atlanta Fox Theatre)
  • 2006 - 2010 - no award presented
  • 2005 - Michael Barone – Continuing support and promotion on his radio program “Pipedreams”
  • 2005 - Jeff Weiler – Publication of The Wurlitzer Pipe Organ: An Illustrated History
  • 2005 - Michael Everitt – Contributions to the furtherance of the Theatre Pipe Organ and its Music
  • 2003 - Jack Moelmann for 20 years of continuous service to the ATOS Board of Directors
  • 2000 - Al Hermanns for his work in the THEATRE ORGAN Journal
  • 1999 - Disney Organization for their work on the installation and presentation of the Theatre Organ (El Capitan Theatre, Los Angeles, California)
  • 1998 - Jerrell Kautz, Houston, Texas, for furthering Theatre Organ on the Internet
  • 1995 - Life Achievement Award to George Wright
  • 1986 - Hector Olivera for his 0-1 Orchestra