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Paul Hale

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organ consultant · organ recitalist

Current projects

cathedrals & concert halls

Auckland, New Zealand, Holy Trinity Cathedral
consultant for new 93-stop 4-manual organ being built by Nicholsons, 2015-17
Bradford Cathedral
phase one of a refurbishment (the console) complete;
phase two (new west end section) being planned
Carlisle Cathedral
advising on restoration work by David Wells
Chelmsford Cathedral
compiling a report for the Dean and Chapter over modest refurbishment work
Derby Cathedral
report for the Dean & Chapter on the restoration and tonal improvement of the Compton organ
Down Cathedral, Northern Ireland
developing plans for the refurbishment of the Harrison & Harrison organ
Dunstable Priory
recommendations for a restoration of the organ
Londonderry Guildhall
preparing recommendations for the restoration by Wells Kennedy of the historic Hill organ
Manchester Cathedral
design and supervision of new 4-manual organ being made by Kenneth Tickell & Co, 2015-17
Newcastle, Cathedral Church of St Nicholas
Advising the Dean and Chapter on a replacement of the existing organ
Norwich Cathedral
contracted as Consultant for all stages of a major organ project
Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight
helping with the project for Andrew Cooper to restore the important Mutin / Cavaillé-Coll to an original condition
Romsey Abbey
preparation of a report on the historic Walker organ
Salisbury Cathedral
Advising the Dean and Chapter over a comprehensive restoration programme for the Willis organ
Sheffield, St Marie’s R. C. Cathedral
consultant for the restoration of the 1875 Lewis organ
St Asaph Cathedral, Wales
planning major rebuilding of the Hill/Wood organ
Truro Cathedral
Advising the Dean and Chapter over necessary restorative works

schools and universities

Benenden School
consultant for a new organ in the New Music Hall
Bradfield College
finalising plans for a thorough restoration, with tonal improvements by Andrew Cooper
Canterbury, The King’s School
commissioning proposals for a new organ for the Shirley Hall
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
developing plans for the refurbishment of the Mander organ
Dauntey’s School
consultant for the development and augmentation of the Percy Daniels organ
Glasgow University, Bute Hall and Memorial Chapel
plans for major console work to both organs
Rugby School
Working with Kenneth Tickell & Co on a project to replace the key actions of the Chapel Organ
Stonyhurst College
preparing reports on all the College organs, particularly the renowned Willis

churches

Barcheston, St Martin
new Henry Groves west end organ to be built in casework designed by the late Kenneth Tickell
Belfast, St John
major tonal rebuild of the Norman & Beard / Prosser organ in progress
Beverley, St Mary
assessing the development or replacement of the current 4-manual organ
Bierley, St Wilfrid
developing plans for the refurbishment of the HN&B organ
Builth Wells Parish Church
developing plans to refurbish the Conacher organ
Eccleston, St Mary the Virgin
drawing up a programme of work for rebuilding and augmenting the Brindley & Foster organ
Enfield, St Mary Magdalene
developing plans for the refurbishment and improvement of the HN&B organ
Glastonbury, St John the Baptist
plans for rebuild and enlargement of present organ
Great Yarmouth, St Nicholas
reporting on the famous Hill / Compton with a view to its restoration
Grimsby, St Michael
advising over restoration of 1936 Rushworth & Dreaper instrument
Hillsborough Parish Church, Northern Ireland
developing plans for the refurbishment of the Snetzler / Wells-Kennedy organ
Hull, Holy Trinity Church
report on Forster & Andrews/Compton instrument
Hythe, St Leonard’s Church
report developed for restoration work to the 1936 H&H, by Brownes of Canterbury
Loughborough, All Saints’ Parish Church
assessment of the Binns / Willis organ and the church's future needs
Maidenhead, St Mary
supervising the making and installation of a new Henry Groves organ for the reordered church
Market Bosworth, St Peter
complete rebuild of Porritt organ now in progress
Melbourne Parish Church, Derbyshire
advising over the provision of a new organ
Melton Mowbray, St Mary
major Henry Groves rebuild and modernisation of the large Walker organ in progress
Moseley (Birmingham), St Mary
drawing up a report and recommending a scheme for major rebuilding of the Nicholson organ
Newcastle-under-Lyme, St Giles
major water damage restoration by Michael Thompson, currently in progress
Old Arley, St Augustine
drawing up a report for restoring the 1937 HN&B unit organ
Olton, St Margaret
report on the refurbishment of the Norman & Beard organ
Penkridge, St Michael
finalising plans for the restoration of the 3-manual Bishop organ
Peterborough, St John the Baptist
planning and supervising the current restoration and completion of the H&H organ by Pipe Organ Services
Spilsby, St James
conservation report written on the famous Hill organ
St Albans, Marlborough Road Methodist Church
producing report and recommendations for restoration and improvement of the HNB organ
Stirling, Church of the Holy Rude
contracted to report on necessary works to this famous 4-manual Rushworth & Dreaper; the largest organ in Scotland
Stirling, Holy Trinity
preparing a report for the rebuilding of the 3-manual organ
Sudden (Rochdale), St Aidan
producing a report and recommendations for restoration and improvement of the large Willis organ
Uppingham, St Peter & St Paul
reporting on possible improvements to the Harrison & Harrison / Collins organ
West Dereham, St Andrew
advise on installation of Taylor organ
Weston (Bath), All Saints
conservation report on historic Sweetland organ
Wolverhampton, St Peter’s Collegiate Church
new 3-manual organ using existing Willis pipework and new matching ranks (Principal)