OrgAlt Web Links

The Organ: History and Culture - a music retailer that happens to host a great little page about the history of the organ

Organ Competitions in Canada
Canadian International Organ Competition
Concours d’Orgue du Quebec
Osborne Organ Competition (Canada’s Summer Institute of Church Music)
RCCO National Organ Playing Competition
Lynwood Farnam Organ Competition (formerly John Robb Competition, Montreal Centre RCCO)

Organ Communities and Publications Online
Royal Canadian College of Organists
Fédération québécoise des amis de l’orgue
Fédération francophone des amis de l’orgue
Royal College of Organists (UK & Ireland)
Incorporated Association of Organists (UK)
American Guild of Organists
Organ Historical Society
OrgAlt E-mail List
American Theatre Organ Society
Het Orgel - Europe’s oldest magazine on the Art of the Organ
PIPORG-L: a large and diverse e-mail list about the pipe organ and related subjects
PIPECHAT-L: an informal "chat" discussion group for pipe/digital/electronic organs and related topics
Cantos Music Foundation / Calgary International Organ Festival and Competition

Organ Education in Canada

Summer Institute of Church Music (Whitby, Ontario, Canada)
McGill Summer Organ Academy/Académie éstivale d’orgue de McGill
Calgary Organ Academy International Summer School at Mount Royal College
Organ Academy at Stratford Summer Music

Recommended Music and Software Retailers in Canada

Belle Air Music (London, Ontario)
Editions LucArel (Montréal, Québec)
Music Plus (Kitchener, Ontario)
Opus Two (Kitchener, Ontario)
OrganWorks (organ control systems, Markham, Ontario)
The Opera Store (Toronto, Ontario)
Sibelius in North America

Organ Builders and Technicians in Canada

Andrew Mead and Associates (Port Hope, Ontario)
Classic Organbuilders (Markham, Ontario) - see also, above
Casavant Fréres (St-Hyacinthe, Québec)
   Alan T. Jackson & Associates, representatives for Toronto/Hamilton and Eastern Ontario
   Dodington & Dodington, representatives for Western and Northern Ontario
Gober Organs (Elora, Ontario)
Les Ateliers Guilbaut, Bellevance et Carigan
Juget-Sinclair (Montréal, Québec)
Laliberté-Payment (Repentigny, Québec)
James Louder, Inc
ORGANS.CA - Importer of fine new and used European pipe and digital organs and Canadian representative for Mason and Hamelin pianos.
Orgues Letourneau (St-Hyacinthe, Québec)
Pole and Kingham (Chatham, Ontario)
Karl J. Raudsepp & Associates (Pointe Claire, Québec)
D. Leslie Smith (Fergus, Ontario)
John Struve and Associates (Toronto, Ontario)
Karl Wilhelm, Inc (Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Québec), T/F: (450) 464-0612
Hellmuth Wolff et Associés (Laval, Québec)

Other OrgAlt Friends and Partners

Glenn Gould Foundation: Since so much recent OrgAlt activity has been devoted to one the 20th century’s premier media and musical geniuses, Glenn Gould
Stratford Summer Music: Host of the Annual Organ Academy and Concerts Cyber-home of Toronto saxophonist Daniel Rubinoff