Ark Voicing Limited specialises in tonal design and voicing. We can work with organ builders, individuals and organisations to provide a complete tonal solution, in any style, for all pipe organ projects, old and new.
Ark offers our clients innovation, professionalism and quality. We use centuries old tried and tested voicing approaches as well as a willingness to experiment and strive for new solutions through research, innovation and technology.
Our work is carried out with the greatest care, methodical working practices and consistently exacting goals to provide the highest quality craftsmanship.
- Tonal specifications
- Pipe scaling
- Supply/delivery of pipes
- On site tonal finishing
- Tonal advice
Ark is the product of extensive experience from over 15 years work in organ building. The knowledge gained from working on around 40 new organ projects plus numerous rebuilds and overhauls ensures that Ark is well equipped to offer proposals for all new 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 in the UK and beyond. In this respect Ark is in a unique position. We are able to draw only the very best artistic partners together to ensure those dealing with your project are truly second to none. Through select collaboration our services include:
- Quotations and proposals
- 2D and 3D Design
- CNC programming
- Artistic elements
- Tonal finishing
At Ark we work closely with 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. New organ proposals can be handled through Ark Voicing Limited or our sister company Ark Organs Limited. Contact us to discuss how we can assist with your new 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:
- Tuning and temperament advice
- Servicing and maintenance
- Restoration work
- Pipe repair
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.