OrgansAeolian-Skinner Organ (with additions) Church Nave Most of the Aeolian-Skinner at Trinity English was finished in 1966, under the direction of the late Organist/Choirmaster, Richard Carlson. Combining a few ranks from the earlier Aeolian Organ, the completed instrument had 90 ranks playable from a 4 manual console. Of visual note is the beautiful organ grill with various instruments, crafted by wood carvers. In 1990, an extended flute stop and a two manual console were added to the rear gallery, a chorus trumpet added the great division, solid state wiring installed, and coasters to the base of the main console, enabling it to be moved for special events. A second restorative phase which included re-leathering and an updated solid state combination action system was completed in 2004.
Reuter Organ (with additions) Krauss Chapel The original two manual Reuter Organ with 6 ranks of pipes was installed in the gallery of the newly completed Krauss Chapel in 1956 To support the increased use of the chapel and to provide more flexibility, a new console was added in 1989, along with an exposed Great Division.
Wurlitzer Theatre Organ (with additions) Wagenhals Hall A unique feature the Wagenhals Hall (parish hall) is the recently installed Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. The instrument came as a gift from a private residence in Cinncinnati, and features a vintage 3 manual horse-shoe console and a new-solid state system. It made its debut in the summer of 2014 and was one of the organs heard at the conference of the American Theatre Organ Society, also in 2014. For further specifications, click here.
Tkach Harpsichord (Krauss Chapel) As a memorial to Robert and Bobbie by their three daughters, Trinity English's two- manual Flemish harpsichord was commissioned in 1996. Peter Tkach of St. Louis, was selected as the builder, and his late wife, Andrea provided all of the intricate painting on the inside. The instrument, which can be moved from space to space, has two 8' foot stops and 1 4' stop.
Steel Drums The collection of new steel drums at Trinity English includes 3 Leads, 2 Double Seconds, and 20 Jumbie Jams by Panyard, Inc. These new instruments are complemented by a reconditioned lead, double second, cello, and bass instruments produced by various manufacturers.
Handbells and Choir Chimes The handbell choirs of Trinity English utilize a 5 octave set of Malmark handbells, 5 octave set of Malmark handchimes, and a 3 octave set of Malmark handchimes.
Pianos The compliment of pianos around Trinity English include pianos by Steinway, Yamaha, and Everett. A digital piano by Yamaha is utilized in the theater of Trinity English.
Orff and Boomwhackers Trinity English has a complete set of orff instruments and a 3 octave set of Boomwhackers that it occasionally incorporates into the E3 music and arts program for the children. These unique instruments offer students a fun chance to focus on music skills.
Timpani and Percussion Trinity English utilizes its 3 Ludwig timpani kettles for church festivals, as well as its wide array of percussion instruments, intended to complement world music utilized from time to time throughout the church year.
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