Kilgen Pipe Organ
In the Press
The Kilgen Organ, JAV Recordings, and Our Lady of Refuge Church have been in the news recently. Here are some of the recent clippings from the press.
The New York Times
Article in the New York Times about the Restoration of the Pipe Organ at Our Lady of Refuge. How two people used social media to raise the funds needs for a first class restoration of an 80 year old pipe organ in Brooklyn and the two organ builders who carried out the work.
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Resurrectio CD Review (PDF)
Organist Review in the March 2009 issue wrote a story about the Our Lady of Refuge Organ Restoration and Reviewed the benefit CD.
"Help Save A Pipe Organ" (PDF)
New York Times, Hallelujah, YouTube
Joe Vitacco intervenes to restore the Kilgen Pipe Organ
Pipe Dreams, Joe's Amazing Venture
Organ Profile on Our Lady of Refuge
Preserving a Brooklyn Treasure (PDF)
American Organist July 2009
The inner city parish church with a fantastic newly restored pipe organ.
A pipe organ restoration paid for by the worldwide organ community and a parish that wants to share it with all people who love great music in New York City. Come hear world-class organists play in Brooklyn.
James Konzelman, Hoboken, NJ
Our Lady of Refuge Church