Hayes Pipe Organ Service, Inc.

 

 

About Us

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, we are centrally located to serve your needs throughout the Southeast.

The Company was founded in in 1996 by Mark W. Hayes, who continues as owner-operator. In 2004, the company was re-organized as a private corporation operating under the laws of the state of Alabama, with Mark as President and CEO and KC Hayes as Vice-President.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance from Birmingham-Southern College, receiving the degree in 1985. He then worked with Charles Brown and Lenora McCroskey on a Masters in Performance at The University of North Texas. While there, he also studied harpsichord and started learning about the organ from the other side of the console. After he spent four years working under the guidance of Dan Garland in Fort Worth, Mark returned to his home state, where he began working with a representatives of Casavant Frères, ltée. He is also recognized as the "go-to" person for the care of Holtkamp organs in the region, caring both for their largest mechanical-action organ in the Moody Music Building of the University of Alabama and for their newer organ in St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans.

Through Mark's on-going work with a variety of churches, schools and private individuals, the company continues to expand the number of organs under its care in the Southeast.