The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 93

Builder Identification

Boston, Massachusetts, 1980s; Hartford, Connecticut, early 1990s; Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 1996.

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). —

    Historian and author; organ consultant and voicer; Born in 1965; chorister at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, Boston; with Nelson Barden Associates of Boston Massachusetts; with Austin Organs Inc. of Hartford, Connecticut, early 1990s.

    Sources:

    • Stephen Pinel.
    • William Van Pelt.

  • From the OHS PC Database Builders Listing editor, Mar 6, 2016. —

    Jonathan Ambrosino is a historian and author; organ consultant and voicer. He is the editor of the Journal of the American Institute of Organbuilders.1 Ambrosino was a chorister at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Boston, Massachusetts under the direction of Thomas Murray. He attended Hamilton College. Early in his career he was business manager of Nelson Barden Associates, Restorers-in-residence at Boston University. He later worked for Austin Organs Inc. of Hartford Connecticut, (early 1990s) and then Rosales Organ Builders of Los Angeles, California.2 Since 1996, he has worked as a consultant for organ projects. He has also been an independent voicer doing tonal finishing both alone and in partnership with Jeff Weiler.3

    He served as President of the Organ Historical Society from 1999 to 2001, and before that as a Councilor from 1993. He has been heavily involved with publication projects for the society including: The Atlas for the 2006 convention in Saratoga Springs and Albany, New York; and a special double issue of The Tracker showcasing six lectures from the OHS Boston convention in 2000.4

    Sources:

    1. American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO) website, ="http://www.pipeorgan.org/, accessed Nov 14, 2015.
    2. Jonathan Ambrosino website: Biography page(https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2384349/ambrosino/biography.html) accessed Oct 22, 2015.
    3. Ambrosino website.
    4. Ambrosino website.

  • External link: Jonathan Ambrosino website.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Jonathan Edward Ambrosino.


We are always interested in adding to our information about builders and correcting any errors that our Database may contain. If you can provide us with corrections or additions to the information presented here, please click the Update button and use the online form to send us details.

Your cooperation and support are greatly appreciated.


 

OHS Logo

This page was opened in a secondary window or tab. To return to the list of builders, simply close this tab.

At present we have no photographs that should be displayed on this page, though we may well have photographs under a related entry with a different form of the name. We would very much like to have photographs of all builders, nameplates, and other appropriate images in our database. If you can assist us with this project, please send a message to photos@organsociety.org. Our photo editor will be happy to assist you.