ATOS News

News about ATOS and the world of Theatre Organ internationally.


Sunday, June 26th 2016

The American Theatre Organ Society will be holding its annual Young Theatre Organist Competition this coming July 5 in Cleveland. The initial competition has yielded three finalists.
They are:
Seamus Gethicker, Richie Gregory and Luke Staisiunas.

Please plan on attending this event to support our extraordinary young talent.

Thursday, June 23rd 2016

GENERAL INFORMATION

Monday, June 13th 2016

Registration is now open for the 2016 ATOS Technical Experience
Hosted By
Carlton Smith Pipe Organ Restorations
September 12 - 15, 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana

Read more here:
https://www.atos.org/program/technical-experience-0

Saturday, June 4th 2016

The 2016 International Youth Silent Film Festival
is currently underway in Portland, Oregon and is featured in a nearly 17-minute segment on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s (OPB) “State of Wonder” program this weekend.

Monday, May 23rd 2016

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELLED

Greetings ATOS Members and Friends,

Thursday, April 7th 2016

Joe Patten, also known as the “Phantom of the Fox” and a person often singled out as the key individual in the effort to save the Atlanta Fox Theatre, died Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Patten had recently suffered a massive stroke, and had been hospitalized.

Tuesday, April 5th 2016

April 1, 2016

Greetings all, and despite the date, please note everything here is legit!

We have much to chat about including a couple of important items. First, regarding elections. From the Chairman of the Nominating Committee comes the following message. Doug Powers’ note is timely as the ballots will be arriving in your mail very soon. Doug states:

Saturday, April 2nd 2016

California Zephyr Railcar Charters
presents
KING OF INSTRUMENTS TOUR
August 14 –27 Two week tour
One week tours also available: Aug 14 Northbound and Aug 21 Southbound.

Monday, February 29th 2016

This week’s PIPEDREAMS program (#1609, “Theatre Pipes”) features American Theatre Organ Society President Ken Double as Michael Barone’s guest, introducing a 2-hour broadcast devoted to transcriptions, popular songs and show tunes played on theatre organs from coast-to-coast.

Thursday, February 18th 2016

Hi all,

I hope this finds you all doing well as we are now almost 7 weeks into the New Year. And I also hope you got your favorite Valentine something nice in time for Sunday! And you get something, too!!

There is much to discuss and update you on. First, some big news.