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Monday, January 21st 2019
Pasadena Convention CD Set The 2018 Pasadena Convention 2 CD set features 12 incredible instruments and 13 phenomenal artists, in 32 selections from the convention concerts. Hear some of the world's most iconic theatre organs - including the former San Francisco Fox 4/36 Wurlitzer now installed in Disney's El Capitan Theatre, Reginald Foort's famous traveling 5/24 Möller, the incredible 4/74...more...
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Greetings and Happy New Year! As your vice chairman and chair of the awards committee, it is my pleasure to begin working on this year’s list of awardees. Anyone wanting to make a nomination should send that candidate’s nomination to t.gibson [at] atos.org as soon as possible so their name can be considered. The categories are: Hall of Fame. This is the American Theatre Organ Society’s highest...more...
Sunday, December 30th 2018
Donate OnLine NOW Dear Friend of ATOS, I am writing to you today for two reasons: first, to thank you for your financial support in the past and, second, to ask you to continue — and perhaps increase — your support this year. Why do we ask for money? The answer is very simple. Annual dues alone do not cover the costs of the wide variety of programs we undertake to promote the theatre organ and...more...
Wednesday, November 21st 2018
ATOS Board Chairman Dave Calendine provides a member's update via video.more...
Saturday, October 13th 2018
The Twentieth Century Fox Studio Wurlitzer, famous for its use in countless movie scores ranging from John Williams’ “Home Alone,” to Rodgers and Hammerstein's “The Sound of Music” returned to service last month in the new release now in theatres, “The House With a Clock in Its Walls.” Now installed in composer Nathan Barr’s Bandrika Recording Studio, Nathan's score for the film features the...more...
Thursday, September 27th 2018
ATOS Board Chairman Dave Calendine provides a member's update via video.more...
Friday, July 27th 2018
Now - for a limited time! New memberships are only $25! In an effort to encourage theatre organ lovers to enjoy all the benefits of ATOS membership, NEW members may now obtain a one-year membership for $25. This special price is also available for those whose membership has been expired for more than 2 years. Enjoy six issues of the Theatre Organ Journal , the ability to attend yearly ATOS...more...
Wednesday, July 25th 2018
Incoming Chairman Dave Calendine discusses ATOS programs and future in his first video update. Please click here to view.more...
Saturday, June 30th 2018
Read about the daily events at the Annual ATOS Convention in Pasadena: Friday Day 1 Saturday Day 2 Sunday Day 3 Monday Day 4 Encore Daymore...
Wednesday, June 27th 2018
Application forms are now available for the 2018 Technical Experience. The event will be August 6 - 9, and takes place again at the working theatre organ restoration workshop of Carlton Smith Pipe Organ Restorations. Carlton Smith, Clark Wilson, and Justin Nimmo will be the instructors. Visit the page here: Technical Experiencemore...