The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Community Church / St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
6255 E Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, Texas 75214

School Chapel

OHS Database ID 41873.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 18, 2015.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 14 ranks. 832 pipes. Manual compass is 32 notes. Pedal compass is 61 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through research conducted by Sand Lawn, courtesy of David Scribner. (Database Manager. August 16, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Michael Conrady. -- The St. Thomas Aquinas campus on Mockingbird was originally the campus of the First Community Church of Dallas (UCC). St. Thomas Aquinas purchased the church in 2006 and converted it into a lower school. The chapel organ remains in excellent mechanical condition, unaltered. Date of installation unknown. (Database Manager. September 3, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ is regular use for services per church/school website, accessed Feb 25, 2012. (Database Manager. February 26, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Jim Thompson. -- According to the Holtkamp home web site "Opus List" section, this instrument would be Job 1842 dated 1968, although the actual installation may have been 1969. (Database Manager. February 18, 2015)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from church website, accessed Feb 25, 2012

  • Dallas, Texas
    St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church 
    
    Holtkamp Pipe Organ	1969
    
    
    GREAT (manual I)
      8	Gedeckt 
      4	Principal
      2	Flute
    	Mixture IV
      8	Dulzian
    
      8	Swell to Great
     16	Swell to Great
    
    
    SWELL (manual II)
      8	Copula
      4	Rohrflote
      2	Prinicpal
      1 1/3	Quint
    
    PEDAL
     16	Subbass
      8	Principal
      8	Bass Flute
      4	Choralbass
     16	Dulzian
    
    
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
     
    
     [Received from Stephen Hall 2012-02-26.]
  • Stoplist from church website, accessed Feb 25, 2012 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.