The Hill & Son Grand Organ (Photo: Kat Cameron)
The Hill & Son Grand Organ (Photo: Kat Cameron)

Welcome to the home page for the Friends of the Hill & Son Grand Organ, a painstakingly restored late 19th Century mechanical pipe organ housed in the Barossa Regional Gallery in Tanunda, South Australia.

The Friends of the Hill & Son Grand Organ are a group of like-minded music lovers who help to maintain, promote and contribute to the rediscovery of this great musical artefact. We hold concerts and events not only with the Hill & Son Grand Organ, but also across the many other beautiful pipe organs in the Barossa Valley, South Australia.

On these pages you can learn more about the Hill & Son Grand Organ and its restoration, and view a gallery of beautiful images alongside short clips of the organ in action. You can also find out about upcoming events being held by the Friends of the Hill & Son Grand Organ, as well as information about contacting us and becoming a member.

Thank you for visiting our site, we look forward to meeting you!

Silent Movie Fun is Coming!

Yes, we’re super excited!

It’s that time again for our hugely popular Night at the Silent Movies!

Last silent movie night was a huge success, and we’re thrilled to be bringing you this fun filled event again!

Check out the details on the Events page, and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook for updates.

Tickets available now at Eventbrite, don’t miss out!

PS – like to dress up? Come dressed to the theme ‘Hooray for Hollywood’ and join in the fun! We hope to see at least one Marilyn and one Charlie Chaplin, with some other superstars of stage and screen thrown in!

Organ Tours are GO!

Wednesday tours are all systems go for 2021! If you’d like to come and hear our beautiful organ, check out the Events page to find out about our tour, giving you a sound taste, a talk about the instrument, and a tour of the organ to see it ‘up close and personal’. Only $5 donation per person, kids free! What a bargain!

Please note you will need to check/scan into the Gallery on arrival.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Soaring Sounds – the perfect gift!

Soaring Sounds, an exciting recording of the Hill & Son Grand Organ, by acclaimed Sydney organist David Tagg, is available for purchase,  and we love it! A wonderful collection of beautiful works from across the musical spectrum, David brings the Hill to life in pieces by Handel, Bach, Saint-Saens and more. The power and the majesty, the gentle beauty… it’s all here, in a high quality CD recording made right here in Australia.

Please visit our online Store to learn more about Soaring Sounds, and to order your own copy!