Convention - Indianapolis

Convention Rescheduled

The 2020 ATOS Convention in Indianapolis has been rescheduled to July 2021. For those that have registered for the convention, you will be contacted by email regarding your registration very soon.

NEWS: Convention Rescheduled

Convention Details - July 2021

We visit Indianapolis for the 7th time, with NEW, never before featured locations/personalities at an ATOS Convention, along with familiar favorites.

New Hotel: Westin Indianapolis with a great rate including WiFi
New Venues: Dayton Art Institute/Skinner, Fire House Pipes/Page, Rust Residence/Compton, Greenwood UMC/Hauptwerks
New Artists: Kevin Grunill, Justin Nimmo
New Emcee: Matias Bombal

2021 Dates
Preglow: July 3
Convention: July 4 - 7
Afterglow: July 8

Convention Hotel: Westin Indianapolis

Featuring favorite instruments plus some new venues, the banquet will again be in the historic Indiana Roof Ballroom in the former Indiana Theatre.


(Subject to change)
Saturday - PREGLOW
MORNING: Justin LaVoie at Firehouse Pipes, Union City (3/12 Page)
AFTERNOON: Clark Wilson, Silent Film at Dayton Art Institute, Dayton (1929 Skinner)

MORNING: Annual Meeting, Members Forum at Westin Hotel
AFTERNOON: YTOC/Aaron Hawthorne at Warren PAC (3/18 Barton)
EVENING: Reception - Cletus Goens at Westin Hotel
"Remember the Paramount" Concert with Donna Parker, Dwight Thomas & Bill Vlasak at Circle Theatre, Indianapolis (3/24 Wurlitzer)

MORNING: Brett Valliant at Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne (4/16 Page)
AFTERNOON: Richard Hills at Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne (4/16 Page)
Jelani Eddington at Paramount Theatre, Anderson (3/12 Page)
EVENING: Jam Session/Free Time at Hedback Theatre (2/11 Hybrid), Open Console

MORNING: Ron Rhode at Long Center PAC (3/21 Wurlitzer)
AFTERNOON: Group A: Kevin Grunill at Rust Residence, Seymour (4/17 Compton),
Group B: Optional Tours* including - Justin Nimmo at Greenwod UMC (4/31 Hauptwerks)
EVENING: Banquet/Matt Gerhard at Indiana Roof Ballroom

MORNING: Ken Double at Manual High School (3/26 Wurlitzer)
AFTERNOON: Group B: Kevin Grunill at Rust Residence, Seymour (4/17 Compton),
Group A: Optional Tours* including - Justin Nimmo at Greenwod UMC (4/31 Hauptwerks)
EVENING: Pierre Fracalanza at Warren PAC (3/18 Barton)

Thursday – AFTERGLOW
MORNING: Mark Herman at Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati (4/37 Wurlitzer)
AFTERNOON: Walt Strony at Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati (3/31 Wurlitzer)
EVENING: Riverboat Dinner Cruise on Ohio River

*Optional tours on Tuesday & Wednesday will include choices:
Justin Nimmo at Greenwood UMC
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Goulding & Wood Pipe Organ Builders
Indiana Theatre
Union Station

Additional Reading Material
A Compton Organ in America
The Long Center
Afterglow Activities

Monument Circle

The Westin indianapolis

Hilbert Circle Theatre

Cincinnati Music Hall Ballroom

Long Center for the Performing Arts

Warren Performing Arts Center Barton

Rust Compton Organ

Indiana Roof Ballroom