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Paul Hale

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organ consultant · organ recitalist

Current projects

cathedrals & concert halls

Bradford Cathedral
phase one of a refurbishment (the console) complete;
phase two (revised Positive Organ) about to begin
Derby Cathedral
concept design executed for a complete rebuild of the cathedral organ
Dunstable Priory
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ
Londonderry Guildhall
survey and report carried out for the restoration and console modernisation of the Hill / HNB organ
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
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
supervising full restoration by Andrew Cooper of the Compton organ, to take place in 2018
Canterbury, The King’s School
commissioning proposals for a new organ for the Shirley Hall
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
Magdalene College, Cambridge
writing a report on the suitability of the chapel organ for current and future needs
Radley College
working on organ plans to suit the proposed enlarged chapel
Rugby School
supervising the replacement of the key actions in the chapel organ

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
Builth Wells Parish Church
developing plans to refurbish the Conacher organ
Cheltentham, All Saints
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ
Chesterton, St Andrew
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ
Eccleston, St Mary the Virgin
drawing up a programme of work for rebuilding and augmenting the Brindley & Foster organ
Enfield, St Mary Magdalene
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ
Glastonbury, St John the Baptist
plans for rebuild and enlargement of present organ
Goring-on-Thames, St Thomas
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the 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
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 a complete restoration of the historic Henry Jones organ
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
Orford, St Bartholomew
assisting the parish in developing proposals for the installation of the Peter Collins organ formerly in the Turner Sims Concert Hall at the University of Southampton
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
Potters Bar, St Mary
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ
Ravenstonedale, St Oswald
preparing a report and recommendations for the historic restoration of the Harrison & Harrison organ
Shifnal, St Andrew
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the 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
Turvey, All Saints
preparing a report and recommendations for the historic restoration of the Hill & Son 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
Wolverhampton, St Peter’s Collegiate Church
supervising complete rebuild of Willis organ (2018) by Michael Farley
Worthing, St Andrew
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ