Sewickley Presbyterian

The mission of the Sewickley Presbyterian Church renovation was to transform the church's chapel loft to accommodate a new custom-built pipe organ. The Opus 90 organ is a nine-rank, two manual instrument that was handmade and built on site by Bedient Pipe Organ Company of Lincoln, Nebraska. The redesign of the loft was influenced by the chapel's existing architecture and the pipe organ's case design and detailing. The organ's hand-hammered metal flue pipes inspired the guardrail's stanchion design while the custom glass panels maintain an unobstructed view of the instrument. This project has been selected to be the cover story in the September 2018 issue of The American Organist Magazine.



photography: jason snyder