The American Institute of Organbuilders is a professional association made up of pipe organbuilders, organ maintenance technicians, and those in allied professions supporting the pipe organ industry. The AIO’s objective is to advance the science and practice of pipe organbuilding by discussion, inquiry, research, experiment and other means, and to disseminate knowledge regarding pipe organbuilding by such means as lectures, publications and exchange of information.

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Join the AIO

Join your peers in an organization committed to the preservation of the art of organbuilding, and enjoy convention & seminar discounts, The Journal of American Organbuilding, online access to past Journal issues, technical resources, AIO Lecture Series, and more.
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Upcoming Events

M.P. Möller
River Road Church, Baptist
Richmond, VA
Dr. Robert Gallagher Organist

46th Annual Convention of the American Institute of Organbuilders

October 6-9, 2019, Richmond, Virginia

Convention Schedule

Hotel Reservations – Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump

Registration Form  Fill in on screen, save and email, or print, complete and mail. Please complete a separate form for each person attending.

Scholarship Form – deadline extended to July 1, 2019

Convention Book

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november 2019

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december 2019

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january 2020

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Resources and Publications

As part of AIO’s commitment to the preservation of the organbuilding craft, we offer a host of technical resources, web links, publications and videos for reference by the professional and hobbyist alike. Some of these are free and some, due to the cost of archiving, are only available through subscription or membership. We invite you to use all of our resources and share this site with others.

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AIO Journal

This Institute publishes a quarterly journal featuring technical articles, product and book reviews, and a forum for the exchange of building and service information and techniques.

Subscriptions are provided free to AIO members and are available to non-members by contacting the Executive Secretary.