The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 402

Builder Identification

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, area before 1976; 1976-77; Springfield, Massachusetts, 1976-2012

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    Peter Beardsley was an organ technician in the Pittsfield, Massachusetts area prior to 1976. He was with Theodore Gilbert & Associates, 1976-77. He was also organist of Christ Church Cathedral, Springfield, Massachusetts, and music director of McDuffy School for Girls, beginning in 1976; he held the same positions in 1990.

    Source:

    • Timothy E. Smith.
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  • From Cori Urban, contributor. —

    Peter Beardsley retired from Christ Church Cathedral in June, 2012.

    Source:

    • "Peter B. Beardsley to play his last hymn as organist/choir director at Christ Church Cathedral" MassLive June 19, 2012, accessed August 30, 2015, (http://www.masslive.com/living/index.ssf/2012/06/peter_b_beardsley_to_play_his_last_hymn_as_organistchoir_director_at_christ_church_cathedral.html).
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