We’d like to share an article we recently came across. The Grace Lutheran Church in Wyndmoor, PA installed a carillon to in 2002 and upgraded it in 2012. While Grace Lutheran couldn’t afford the project, the local community stepped in to help out. Bells are an important part of the community, the people outside the church had a bigger vision for what was possible than the congregation. The community realized it was an important ingredient of the life of the town AND THEY MISSED IT.
1926 Church Bells Restored with Historic Reproduction Church Steeple, Clock Tower, Carillon and Electronic Bell Ringing Equipment Church Specialties recently worked on the restoration of the church bells and steeple replacement at the Masonic Care Community’s Tompkins Memorial Chapel in Utica New York. Historic Reproduction Church Steeple Installed A historic reproduction was created to replace … Read more
Trinity United Methodist Church received a new, upgraded bell-ringing system Friday. Brian Michaels and John Passarelli of New Vibrations Audio & Video in Morrisdale replaced the church’s outdated I.T. Verdin Co. church bell system with a new Chime Master system. According to Michaels, the old technology was equipped with vacuum tubes and, in essence, an … Read more
Channing Memorial Universalist Church in Newport, RI One of our recent projects is at the historic Channing Memorial Universalist Church where the 150 year old bells were removed, sent to the Netherlands for re-tuning and remounted in the tower. Normally when bells are manufactured and tuned properly they should never need re-tuning, but in this case, … Read more
Electronic Carillons Solve the Missing Bell Voice for West Point Military Academy Electronic carillons deliver a high quality sound that rivals the majestic sounds of historic bronze bells and a thousand arrangements, solving West Point’s problem of having no bell voice. The church bells “had no voice” in this recent project at West Point. There … Read more