Northridge Presbyterian Church

Dallas, Texas

Year Built: 2001
Manuals: 2
Stops: 29
Ranks: 36

Swell Organ (Expressive)

16′ Gedeckt
8′ Geigen Diapason
8′ Chimney Flute
8′ Salicional
8′ Voix Céleste CC
4′ Principal
4′ Harmonic Flute
2 2/3 Nasard
2′ Octavin
1 3/5 Tierce
1 1/3 Larigot
II Plein Jeu
III Petit Plein Jeu
16′ Double Trumpet
8′ Trompette
8′ Hautbois
8′ Vox Humana
4′ Clairon
16′ Fox Horn TC (GT)
8′ Fox Horn (GT)
Swell to Swell 16′
Swell Unison Off
Swell to Swell 4′
MIDI to Swell

Pedal Organ

32′ Basse (1-12)
16′ Principal
16′ Subbass
16′ Violone (GT)
16′ Gedeckt (SW)
8′ Octave
8′ Bourdon
8′ Violone (GT)
8′ Chimney Flute (SW)
4′ Super Octave
4′ Bourdon
16′ Posaune (GT)
16′ Double Trumpet (SW)
8′ Trompete
8′ Trumpet (SW)
4′ Clairon (SW)
8′ Fox Horn (GT)
MIDI to Pedal

Great Organ

16′ Violone*
8′ Principal
8′ Bourdon*
8′ Violone*
4′ Octave
4′ Nachthorn*
2 2/3 Quint
2′ Super Octave
IV Fourniture
8′ Trompete (PED)
8′ Cromorne*
8′ Fox Horn*
Great Unison Off
MIDI to Great


Great to Pedal (with toe piston)
Swell to Pedal (with toe piston)
Swell to Great
Tutti I (with toe piston)
Tutti II (with toe piston)


Great to Swell 8′
Swell to Great 8′ 4′
Great to Pedal 8′
Swell to Pedal 8′ 4′


12 General (with toe pistons)
6 Swell
5 Great
5 Pedal (with toe pistons)
* enclosed, expressive
digital voice

The Nichols & Simpson organ at Northridge Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas resides in the church’s new worship space and features a facade of both painted and polished zinc pipes. The terraced moveable console is fitted with manual natural keys of bone and sharps of rosewood, rosewood drawknobs and bone faces inset for engraving, and rosewood expression shoes.

Those who contributed to the realization of the organ include:

C. Joseph Nichols
(engineering, installation, tonal finishing)

Wayne E. Simpson III
(design, voicing, tonal finishing)

Duane Vanderpluym
(construction, installation)

Jorge A. Osorio
(console, construction, installation)

Timothy M. Bovard
(construction, installation)

David C. Scribner
(construction, installation)

Joshua Peden
(voicing assistant)

Bryan K. Gray
(computer-aided drawing and design)

A. R. Schopp’s Sons