St. Mark's Lutheran Church Davenport, Iowa Casavant Frères
Couture, Simon, Grassin, Didier, Poovey, Robert, Rochette, Jacquelin, The American Organist
MANY WILL find a known tune while reading the story of the new organ in St. Mark's Lutheran Church, a story made of patience, soul-searching, love of music, and endless dedication. Starting back in 1992, the church wished to replace its failing electronic instrument with a pipe organ. A committee was formed. It was the dream of some members that the church would once again have a pipe organ. For them, the electronic was supposed to have been a temporary solution (which lasted too long!).
Carroll Hanson, the enthusiastic Casavant representative who has witnessed the Midwest organ scene for the past 40 years, reflected on the project in these terms: Places of worship bring with them …
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Publication information: Article title: St. Mark's Lutheran Church Davenport, Iowa Casavant Frères. Contributors: Couture, Simon - Author, Grassin, Didier - Author, Poovey, Robert - Author, Rochette, Jacquelin - Author. Magazine title: The American Organist. Volume: 41. Issue: 3 Publication date: March 2007. Page number: 42+. © American Guild of Organists Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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