News & Articles
  • July 12
    This video, produced by PBS, showcases the Mighty Morton in the beautiful Ohio Theatre. Stage manager, Jim Cantrell, takes us behind the scenes and Clark Wilson provides music on the Morton in this delightful, short documentary. Ohio Theatre Robert Morton more
  • July 7
    The Unconventional 2021 Convention featuring less-known organs is now! Visit https://www.atos.org/unconventional/schedule to learn more. more
  • June 12
    Details about the 2021 Summer Youth Adventure are available now, and the event will run July 11 - 16. All tuition will be covered this year for participants - REGISTER NOW! There is an online registration form available. See all the information at Summer Youth Adventure page. more
  • June 12
    Thanks to a poster on Facebook, we were alerted that our contact page on the website was broken. Its been replaced with a new page. Feel free to give a try and let us know. We'll respond now -- if everything is working correctly. The direct link is atos.org/reach/us more
  • May 9
    Be aware that chapter members have reported receiving "scam" emails that appear to be from other members, or chapter officers, requesting money or payment for services. Whenever in doubt, please contact the individual by phone, or in person, to verify information before you send money. It is unfortunate that all businesses and organizations are vulnerable to these scams. more
  • March 1
    REMEMBER CONVENTIONS? THEY’RE COMING BACK! A Message from the ATOS Board of Directors, and Convention Planning Coordinator Mike Kinerk It’s difficult to believe that those of us who love the theatre organ will now live through two summers without an ATOS Annual Convention, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. To say it has changed our lives doesn’t come close to defining the effects of the health... more
  • July 26
    Michael Fellenzer, Endowment Chair, announces the endowment fund grants for 2020: Dairyland Chapter, $13,870, Geneva Restoration Phase I Bluegrass Chapter, $15,500, Restoration of Regulators, Trunks and Equalizers, KY Wurlitzer Ironwood Theatre, $2,000, General repair organ Congratulations to these organizations! more
  • June 10
    The 2020 ballots have been tabulated and the results are in. The newly elected board members are: Tedde Gibson - 495 votes Kevin Cartwright - 487 votes Luke Staisiunas - 360 votes There were 1,754 ballots sent out and 729 were received back, which is 42%. (Most elections have been 20%.) Congratulations to these board members! more
  • May 3
    Master pipe organ craftsman Ken Crome passed away on May 1, 2020. It would be difficult to find a corner of the theatre organ world that Ken didn't touch, from the original installation in the Jasper Sanfilippo home, to the recent acclaimed installation of the original Fox Studio Wurlitzer in the Bandrika studio of Nathan Barr. His stellar craftsmanship is seen the in the numerous consoles he... more