We are pleased to introduce the addition of a special instrument to our new Commons. When construction began last year, discussions of the use of this new space and potential musical instruments to support its programming included the idea of installing a small pipe organ. Goals of having such a unique instrument in the Commons include, […]
Since the end of April, most of our 3865 organ pipes have been in the factory for cleaning and repairs. They are ready to be returned to the organ chambers, tuned and voiced (adjusted for balance within each rank of pipes, balance among ranks of pipes, etc.), which will take a majority of the month of […]
Thanks to Tom, Karen, Mickey, Beth, Carol, Bill, Heather, Doug M, Russ, Bruce and Betsy for the initial cleanup efforts in the choir and bell rooms! More work to come. We are grateful for your time and hard work as we start settling back into our spaces.
GCC’s sanctuary organ, Buzard, Opus 21, is being dismantled for cleaning. The chambers will be silent for a couple of months, then will be back in better shape than ever.
Check out selected musical works from the music ministry on our SoundCloud page! Download the SoundCloud app and the playlist will be at the tip of your fingers for your daily walk/commute!
A group from GCC visited Berghaus Organ Company in Bellwood, IL during an open house they hosted on March 23. We were treated to demonstrations of how pipe organs are built and saw pipes from our own Buzard, Opus 21 on the workbenches as they begin their cleaning process. Berghaus Organ Company was awarded the […]
As we approach the Christmas season at GCC, we wanted to share our various schedules for the remainder of 2018. You can also find a calendar here. If you want to subscribe to the GCC music calendar, email Gary and he’ll share it with you: firstname.lastname@example.org Join us for the final rehearsals, worship services and […]
Calling all singers! The annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service of Glenview will be Tuesday, Nov 20 at Glenview United Methodist Church, 727 Harlem. If you are interested in singing: 6:30p call, meet in the Sanctuary 7:30p service What to wear – options A robe/stole from our choir room. Borrow a robe (you’re welcome to one of theirs […]
Our playlist keeps growing. Special thanks to Barry Nelson for capturing our music in these archival recordings. Download the Sound Cloud app on your phone to listen when you go for those long walks or listen online. Check them out here.