Michael Macdonald Organ Builders

As we near the end of what has proved to be the most troubling of years, forced upon us by the terrible plague that has spread throughout the world, it is our most fervent wish that all our Clients and families have stayed safe during this trying period in our life.

We would particularly like to thank those who have supported our business, not only through this past year, but throughout the Forty-Five years of our existence as a company, it has been greatly appreciated.

We have every confidence that we will come through this and we look forward to a busy year ahead. Wishing all our Clients and Friends, old and new, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy New Year.

Welcome to the Macdonald website, we hope that this visit to our site will prove useful to you in formulating your pipe organ plans for the future. Specialising in the conservation, restoration and re-housing of pipe organs from redundant buildings. With over one hundred instruments throughout the British Isles, under contract for regular tuning and maintenance, we are proud to offer a very personal and professional service of the highest quality.

Established in 1975 we are the oldest Scottish Organ Building company trading today. Based in Glasgow it is an honour to be continuing the traditional craftsmanship of fine organ builders such as, J & A. Mirrlees (1812-1948), J. Brook (1880-1954), Richard Smith (1888-1926), Andrew Watt & Son (1898-1968), H. Hilsdon (1911-1954) and James A. Mackenzie (1960-2014).

Over the years, apart from the joy of working on instruments large and small, we have had the real pleasure of saving numerous historic organs. Through the careful removal, restoration and re-homing, these instruments have been given a chance to continue to delight the ears for years to come. As a well established firm with over Sixty Years experience in all matters relating to pipe organs we are fully able to offer impartial and comprehensive advice on all aspects of any organ problems that could arise, and will be very pleased to assist in any way possible.

Michael Macdonald Organ Builders

Tuning and maintenance. rebuilds and restorations
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders is at St Oswald's Church, Maybole.2 days ago
St Oswald's Church, Maybole
Alfred Kirkland 1892
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders is at Wishaw Old Parish Church.7 days ago
Wishaw Old Parish Church
Forster and Andrews 1891. Michael has been tuning this instrument for 60 years.
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders is at St Patricks Chapel.2 weeks ago
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders is at Carmyle Church.2 weeks ago
Carmyle Church
Compton. This has one of Comptons space saving gadgets, a 16ft bottom octave using only six pipes
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Michael Macdonald Organ Builders2 weeks ago
Peter Conacher.
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders
Michael Macdonald Organ Builders is at Mearns Coastal Parish Church.2 weeks ago
Mearns Coastal Parish Church
Eustace Ingram 1902