News about ATOS and the world of Theatre Organ internationally.

Tuesday, August 3rd 2021

With over 700 votes returned, we am happy that over 40% of our membership engaged in the process of voting. Not many organizations can say that!

Number of ballots cast – 704

Results (in alphabetical order):

George Andersen – 508
Dave Calendine – 565
David M. Finkel – 504

Ed Garcia – 473

Tuesday, August 3rd 2021

Join us for the ATOS Annual Membership Meeting.
Topic: ATOS Annual Membership Meeting
Time: Aug 21, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 868 9825 3403
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Friday, July 30th 2021

Mark your calendars now, as we plan to gather IN-PERSON in 2022 for the annual ATOS convention.
Westin Hotel Gaslamp Quarter, Headquarters Hotel
Spectacular July 4 Spreckels Pavilion Concert, Dinner & Fireworks on the Bay
Unique Pre-Glow & After-Glow Activities

Monday, July 12th 2021

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

Wednesday, July 7th 2021

The Unconventional 2021 Convention featuring less-known organs is now! Visit
to learn more.

Saturday, June 12th 2021

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.

Sunday, May 9th 2021

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.

Monday, March 1st 2021


A Message from the ATOS Board of Directors, and
Convention Planning Coordinator Mike Kinerk

Tuesday, February 9th 2021

That’s a question I’m hearing more and more, which is very frustrating. To help out with the explanations of what we face, I’ve corralled Journal Editor Mike Bryant to fill in some of the blanks. His contributions are in italics. (He also suggested “Postal Service: Oxymoron?” as the headline: I didn’t take him up on that.)

Saturday, September 19th 2020

American Theatre Organ Society Announces
2020 Awards of Distinction Winners