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Revoicing and Reconditioning
Voicing MachineOlder pipework can often be given a new life by revoicing. Age, the stress of tuning, and accumulation of dirt can cause pipes to not sound their best after many years. Cleaning and revoicing each pipe can return the original voice of the pipe, and the intended sound of the organ. This work can be done at two levels. The first is a simple tonal refinishing done in place. At the second level, all the pipes are removed and taken to the Wicks shop where every pipe is cleaned and revoiced and reed tongues are replaced. This kind of work is usually accompanied by an entire organ cleaning, which includes the cleaning of contacts and lubricating the chest action as needed.
Recent News:
Dec 20
Wicks announces Holiday Break
May 2
"Party on the Pipes" visits Wicks
Apr 5
Guest AGO Members Treated to Opus 6436 Ready for Installation
Nov 9
Wicks announces Tom Briggs as management consultant
Oct 12
Organ Dedication, October 15th
Recent Installations & Rebuilds:
6434 First United Methodist Church, Hampton, Virginia
6430 St. Cecilia's Convent, Nashville, Tennesee
6428 First Methodist Church, Waxahachie, Texas
6427 Holy Child Parish, Bridgeville, PA
6426 Church of St. Gabriel, Cincinnati, Ohio