A Community of Grace · Clinton, SC

The Prelude

The organ in the sanctuary of Westminster Presbyterian Church has been created by centuries-old organ building skills and techniques. This has produced an instrument that is both visually stunning, and musically exciting. It enhances the joy of worship while blending well with the architecture of the building. The organ was designed and built by the Andover Organ Company of Methuen, Massachusetts, in…

Organ Case

A Celtic cross was designed as an integral part of the case and to unify the worship area. The case is built of solid red oak with white oak being used for the carved shades for slight contrast. The case pipes are of 80% polished tin. The case wood is stained to match the other woodwork in the church.   An interesting…

Organ Console

The detached console is made of red oak with contrasting walnut for the keydesk. The keyboards have bone naturals and vermillion sharps. The drawknobs are rosewood with bone labels. The Pedal naturals are maple with walnut sharps. The key action is mechanical which means that there is a direct linkage between the key and the valve which lets the air into the…

Organ Specification

Great Swell 16′ Bourdon 8′ Violin Diapason 8′ Open Diapason 8′ Celeste 8′ Stopped Diapason 8′ Gedeckt 4′ Octave 4′ Principal 4′ Chimney Flute 4′ Octave Flute 2′ Fifteenth 2-2/3′ Nazard IV Mixture 2′ Octavin III Cornet III Mixture 16′ Clarinet 16′ Bassoon 8′ Trumpet 8′ Trumpet Zimbelstern 8′ Oboe Tremolo Pedal 16′ Double Open Diapason 16′ Bourdon 10-2/3′ Contra Quint 8′…

The Postlude

Andover Organ Company has provided Westminster Church, the community, and the organ world a truly wonderful instrument which will enhance the worship of the Lord through music for many decades to come. With the excellent acoustics of our sanctuary, the sound of the organ fills the room exceedingly well, reflecting the majesty and power of God and inspiring all who participate in…