We enjoy sending organ pipes across the Atlantic to our growing band of organ builder friends in the United States.
The latest batch was ordered by Jonathan Ortloff, founder of the Ortloff Organ Company based in Greater Boston, Massachusetts.
Jonathan is a musician with degrees in organ performance and engineering. He said: 'Thanks to the Shires team for making such exquisite pipes'.
The pipes are for a new two-manual, 16-stop instrument he is constructing for S. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in Shoreline, Washington.
'The first set to arrive in the wooden packing case from England were the Swell 8’ Viola and Viola Celeste.