Organ Pipe Voicer

Adjust metal and wood organ pipes.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Organ Pipe Voicers do?

Adjusts metal and wood organ pipes to obtain specified timber and strength of sound: Inserts unvoiced pipes in rack of tuning table and starts electric blower. Depresses key to blow air through unvoiced pipe and voiced master pipe. Listens to difference in tone and determines needed adjustments. Raises or lowers lips of metal flue pipes to regulate airflow over lips, and notches languet, using handtools. Files and raises or lowers reeds in reed pipes. Scrapes and sands lips in wooden pipes and raises or lowers them to regulate airflow. Enlarges or decreases opening in toe hole, using handtools, to regulate loudness of sound. Tunes organ pipes [PIPE-ORGAN TUNER AND REPAIRER]. May do final tuning and voicing of pipes in newly installed organs and be designated Organ-Pipe Finisher.

Should I be an Organ Pipe Voicer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Organ Fixer, Organ Installer, Organ-Pipe Finisher, Pipe Organ Mechanic, Voicer

    How to become an Organ Pipe Voicer

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