Michael Kraft, President of C.B. Fisk organbuilders. Michael also serves as Senior Reed Voicer, designing and overseeing the construction and voicing of the reeds. Since joining the Fisk shop in 1986, research trips to England, France and Germany have given him the opportunity to hear, play and measure many historic organs, a significant influence on his conceptualizing and voicing of the reed pipes in more than 60 Fisk instruments. Michael earned his Bachelor of Music degree in organ performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and his Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he was an organ student of Yuko Hayashi. Michael is the Music Director and Organist at First Church (UU) in Salem, MA, where he and his wife, Stacia Conklin Kraft, a singer and preservationist, reside. They have three almost grown children and are continuously restoring and renovating their 1794 home.