Church Organ Group Staff

Patsy SimpsonSALES – Patsy Simpson has been the Central Mississippi consultant for the Church Organ Group since 1988. Her experience in church work, especially with keyboards, puts her in a unique position to guide organ committees on their quest for a new instrument. Patsy has served as organist for many Jackson, MS area churches. She is a graduate of Mississippi College in Clinton, where she studied organ with Billy Trotter. She is past president of Music Forum of Jackson, MS. and a member of the Jackson Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

YOU CAN CALL PATSY AT 800-783-3056 OR 601-954-8028.

Ray PeeblesSALES – E. Ray Peebles has represented the Church Organ Group in North Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. He serves as organist and music associate at First United Methodist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana.  He has concertized extensively throughout the United States and Europe, including recitals on the famed Grand Court organ in Wanamaker’s Department Store in Philadelphia, the Dupont Estate organ, Longwood Gardens, Westminster Abbey, London, and Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. He has played with the Florida, Memphis and Shreveport Symphony Orchestras. He is presently serving as District Convener of the North Louisiana Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. A skilled choral director, holding a B.A. in Church Music, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia and a Master of Music in Choral and Organ from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, he has served First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, and Second Presbyterian Church, Memphis, Tennessee as both principal organist and Associate Director of Music and the Arts. His teachers have included Robert Parris, Albert Travis, Michael Corzine, Warren Hutton, and Jean Guillou in organ, and Colleen Kirk and Harold Decker in Choral Conducting.

Barry BouvierSALES – Barry Bouvier is sales consultant for the CHURCH ORGAN GROUP, sales representatives for the Allen Organ Company of Macungie Pennsylvania. He serves the New Orleans area as well as south Louisiana. Barry is organist, choir director and music minister for St. Cletus Catholic Church in Gretna, Louisiana. He has been a church organist since his high school years in New Orleans. He assists several local funeral homes as both organist and vocalist. Barry has provided the music for over 2000 wedding ceremonies over the years and has often provided music for conventions and local restaurants.

Kent GanucheauSERVICE – Kent Ganucheau has been Field Service Technician for The Church Organ Group for 23 years. His duties include installation, tone regulation and engineering for organ projects.

Cluis "Drew" McCarthySERVICE – Cluis “Drew” McCarthy has been with the Church Organ Group for 19 years. His skills as a woodworker has been put to the test during the numerous projects we have done implementing    pipe combination organs. His duties include installations and service backup.