Welcome to The LDS Organist Blog

The purpose of this blog is to help pianists learn to become true organists. Many individuals believe that if you play the piano you can play the organ, but the instruments differ greatly. While this blog is specifically geared towards members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, much of the information shared can be utilized by all. I hope that the information I share here will help you become an effective organist in your ward, stake, or other congregation.

Feel free to browse and search this blog. It was started in January 2010 and while new posts aren't added very often, this blog contains a wealth of information and is a wonderful resource for all organists. If you're a new reader, you can find the first lesson here: Before We Begin: Acquiring the Essentials. Also, please "like" the corresponding facebook page, which is updated more often. A link is provided on the right sidebar, or you can click here.

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Organ Tour: University of Texas Visser-Rowland Pipe Organ


  1. I think, Jennifer, that being a flautist is a superb preparation for the organ! The organ...breathes......and it is considered a wind instrument rather than a keyboard instrument as you probably know. The "aeoline" summoned as the wind into music..becoming an organist is one of the most spiritual paths taken by a musician. I played for over fifty years befored retiring...and I hope that many of you will as well! Nina