The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3975

Builder Identification

Rapid City, South Dakota from 1980s

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Active in St. Paul, MN, c. 1980, aluminum organ pipes and organ parts as Justin Organ Pipes; in Rapid City, SD, 1986; associated with Temple Organ Co. of St. Joseph, MO. Staff: Mark V. Matters.
  • Studied organ at Concordia College, St. Paul with Paul Manz. Transferred to the University of Minnesota to complete a degree in organ performance under Heinrich Fleischer. Formed Justin Organ Pipes in St. Paul, MN, which later became Matters, Inc., a general organ supply company. Purchased Schlicker Organ Company in 1992 and merged his firm into Schlicker. (Source: Schlicker Organ Company website)
  • For further information, see: Schlicker Organ Company

Database Entries

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