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Organ Voicing

Ark Voicing Limited specialises in tonal design and voicing. We work with organ builders, individuals and organisations to provide complete tonal solutions, for all pipe organ projects.

In all voicing styles Ark offers innovation and quality... from the most delicate strings and low pressure flutes... to rich choruses and powerful high pressure reeds.

Whether it is a historic restoration, rebuild, or a new organ, all voicing is carried out with the greatest care, methodical working practices and consistently exacting goals to provide the highest quality craftsmanship. 

Contact us to discuss a range of tonal services including: 

  • Tonal specifications
  • Pipe scaling
  • Supply of pipes
  • Flue voicing
  • Reed voicing
  • On site tonal finishing
  • Tuning
  • Tonal advice

New Organ Projects

Ark is the product of extensive experience from almost 20 years work in organ building. The knowledge gained from working on around 40 new organ projects, plus numerous rebuilds and overhauls, ensures that Ark Voicing is well equipped to assist with any pipe organ projects anywhere in the world. In addition to our own skills, a large network of contacts has been built with the best craftsmen the world over. In this respect Ark is in a unique position. We are able to bring the very best artistic partners together for your project. 

At Ark we work closely with our clients from start to finish - so the customer is always at the heart of the project. We ensure that our goals are aligned with the customer's wishes, and by meticulous work management all aspects of the project are considered well in advance. Contact us to discuss how we can assist with your organ project.

Cleaning, overhauls, tunings...

We can ensure that any instrument is fully maintained and tuned to suit the environment of the room and the changing seasons. Ark can cover routine tunings, emergency callouts, temperament or tuning advice and standby for recordings. Please contact us to arrange the following services:

  • Tunings
  • Temperament advice
  • Service and maintenance
  • Cleaning
  • Pipe restoration work
  • Pipe repairs
  • Revoicing

Acoustical projects and advice

Outside organ building Ark offers a specialist musical and acoustical service drawing on years of industry experience. Backed up by theoretical understanding of musical and room acoustics, we bring the practical application of these disciplines to the real world. We can advise on all projects that involve sound and space, however unique.

Ark can offer the following capabilities:

  • Application of theoretical acoustics
  • Practical experience working in a wide range of acoustics
  • Large scale project management
     

Please contact us to discuss how Ark can work with you on your project, whether you are an organ building company, an individual or an organisation, in the organ world or the wider sonic community.