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Wednesday, May 29th 2019
ATOS Chapter Showcase The annual opportunity for Chapters to communicate to our membership and others their initiatives that inform, present and preserve theatre organs, as well as promote use of the instruments. The Showcase provides each of our Chapters a chance to illustrate their efforts toward these goals. The efforts of ATOS are often presented by a Chapter, since they have the access,...more...
Thursday, May 23rd 2019
Finalists Announced It is with great pleasure that we announce the three finalists selected for this year's Young Theatre Organist Competition! They will perform on the 3/12 Wurlitzer in Eisenhart Auditorium on July 1, during the Annual Convention. Jared Goldinger Jared is 19 years old and lives in Massillon, Ohio. Regularly, he plays at the Canton Palace Theatre on the 3/11 Kilgen Wonder Organ,...more...
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, the famous Old Town Music Hall Wurlitzer, the incredible 4/74 Wurlitzer...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...