Archive for February, 2013

Robert Tall & Associates, Inc. Represents Rodgers in Northern California

Last September 2012, Robert Tall & Associates, Inc., a Los Angeles based firm was awarded the Northern California area as representatives for Rodgers Organs by the Rodgers Instrument Company, Hillsboro, Oregon. Robert Tall & Associates, Inc. is one of the world’s largest distributors of digital classical organs and digital music systems for churches, synagogues, universities and residences. Having represented Rodgers instruments for 42 years, Dr. Robert Tall, President and CEO of Robert Tall & Associates, Inc., has divided the territory into four areas, North West and East, South West and East. He has appointed a representative for each of these areas. Each representative lives within the territory they serve. Inquiries about Rodgers Organs may be made to the RTA Corporate Headquarters either by filling out the inquiry form on the website or calling directly (818) 507-8110.

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New Rodgers Organ Installed In Prominent Dublin Church

A new 2-manual Rodgers Infinity 243 organ was recently installed in the sanctuary at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Dublin, California. Reverend Doctor James Bliss, Senior Pastor, leads one of Dublin’s most active Lutheran congregations. The music program is directed by Robert Lappa, Music Minister and Organist, Heidi Miller.

The new Rodgers Infinity 243 replaces a 40-year old Rodgers 750, which has faithfully served the congregation since 1973 when it was first installed. Blaine Ricketts, Technical Services and Consultant for Robert Tall & Associates, Inc. did the installation. Dr. Tall accomplished the tonal finishing and directed the product training session. (Pictured: Heidi Miller, Blaine Ricketts, Robert Tall)  

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Benny Hinn at Jubilee Christian Center

Benny Hinn Ministries asked us to provide an organ for an event at Jubilee Christian Center in San Jose. Benny Hinn Ministries is the global evangelistic ministry behind numerous worldwide crusades. Jubilee Christian Center is the largest non-denominational church in San Jose. Robert Tall & Associates provided a 2-manual Rodgers Infinity 243, which was played by Pastor Hinn’s principal organist, Sheryl Palmquist. The Benny Hinn Ministries owns several Rodgers organs, which they use on their world tours. There is also a Rodgers organ permanently installed in their broadcast studio in Aliso Viejo.

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San Francisco Symphony Orchestra at Green Music Center

Robert Tall & Associates, Inc. was pleased to furnish a 2-manual Rodgers Infinity 243 for the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra in a performance at Green Music Center at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. The centerpiece of the Green Music Center is the 1,400 seat Joan and Sanford. I. Weill Hall, a world-class hall with superb acoustics. Guest Conductor, Charles Dutoit, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, lead the orchestra in works by Ravel, Lalo and Elgar. Jonathan Dimmock, internationally acclaimed concert organist and organist of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, played the organ part in the Elgar Enigma Variations score. .

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