Music House Kicks Off Film Series with Valentino in ‘Son of the Sheik’

[pl_button type=”important” link=”″]Purchase Tickets – 5:30 PM[/pl_button] [pl_button type=”important” link=””]Purchase Tickets – 7:30 PM[/pl_button] Our 2017 Silent Film Series begins this Saturday, June 10th, with Son of the Sheik starring Rudolph Valentino with accompaniment by Interlochen Arts Academy pianist Steve Larson! This is the first of the Music House’s series which runs through December and offers the […]

Bruder Fundraiser Reaches its Goal!

The Music House Museum is filled with gratitude to all who donated to help us restore our 1913 Bruder ‘Columbia’ Fair Organ. We hope you will join us in the Spring as we show off her new sound!

Bruder Restoration Fund Nears its Goal!

We are almost there in our fundraising for the restoration of our Bruder ‘Columbia’ Fair Organ. The instrument is in Ohio and undergoing this very necessary restoration. It should be back at the Music House in time for our 2015 season beginning in May. The crew that moved the Bruder was amazing to watch and […]

Bruder Restoration Update

Things are going quite well on the fundraising for the Music House’s Bruder “Columbia” Fair Organ but we still have a ways to go. The most exciting news is that we received a matching donation from very generous friends of the Music House from Traverse City. They are willing to match all donations up to […]

Our New Tangley-Miner Calliaphone Calliope

In 1855, Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, MA invented a steam powered instrument that he called a “calliope”. At first played by keyboard and later automated, these instruments were used on steam boats and by circuses. Many larger steam calliopes could be heard up to twelve (12) miles away. Because of their large volume, they often […]

Our New Cabinet Organ

Somewhere in the southern United States, around the time of the American Civil War, a skilled cabinet maker decided to build a cabinet organ either for his own home or perhaps as a gift. In the late 1980s or early 1990s, the Music House Museum was gifted with this cabinet organ. The documentation of the […]

Antiques and Collectibles Consignment Sale was a Great Success!

Update: The The Music House’s Antiques and Collectibles Consignment Sale was a great success. 13 Consigners participated in this year’s Antiques & Collectibles Sale. We also sold miscellaneous items from Museum storage and Chuck Heffer’s house, as well as old Gift Shop inventory items. Thanks to the volunteers who helped make the sale a success. […]

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