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BuilderID 1505

Builder Identification

Houston, Texas, 1984-1993; Louisville, Kentucky, 1993-1995; Champaign, Illinois from 1995.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Graduate of University of Texas; with Visser-Rowland firm of Houston, Texas, 1984, reed pipe voicer, 1985; active in 1994.

    Sources:

    • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 1996 membership roll.
    • The American Organist: August 1990, 37.
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  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, December 11, 2016. —

    Brian Davis is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. Following college, he was with the Visser-Rowland firm in Houston, Texas as a flue and reed pipe voicer from 1984 to 1993, becoming Tonal Director there in 1990. He left Visser-Rowland in 1993; and worked on independent organ projects as freelance organbuilder for part of the year before joining Miller Pipe Organ Co. of Louisville, Kentucky as Tonal Director in 1993. He has been with Buzard Pipe Organ Builders LLC. of Champaign, Illinois as Tonal Director from 1995 to the present, where he is also a managing member of the firm. He became US representative of Killinger Pfeifen Freiberg in 2000.

    Source:

    • Email from Brian Davis, August 21, 2015.
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    See also: Buzard Pipe Organ Co.

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