Welcome to the

Boston Area Chapter AMICA

 

We’re a local chapter of the
Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors’ Association

President: Bill Koenigsberg
Vice President: (vacant)
Secretary: Kirk Russell
Treasurer: Dorothy Bromage
Reporter: Phyllis Konop
Board Representative: TBA

Information:  Secretary - russellmusicco@aim.com

Our chapter encompasses the six New England states.  We meet at varied venues usually 4 times a year.

 

If you're interested in joining our chapter, please consider attending our next meeting - check us out and meet people who have an interest and fascination with mechanical musical instruments!

If you decide to become a member of our chapter:

·        You must first be a member of AMICA International - please visit their membership page for details.

·        Dues to the Local Chapter are $8/year - this money funds our activities throughout the year. Please contact our secretary regarding membership and to learn details about the next meeting.

 

~ ~ ~ Past and Upcoming Meetings ~ ~ ~   

 

            10/26/14 – Residence of Gerry and Gale Bay, Jamestown, RI

            09/07/14 – Residence of Bill and Beverly Koenigsberg, Concord, MA

            04/27/14 – 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA

            11/10/13 – Residence of Phyllis Konop, Harvard, MA

            09/22/13 – East Coast Piano Rebuilding, Chester, NH

            05/19/13 – Residence of Chris and Ginger Christensen, Nashua, NH

            08-19-12 – Frederick Historic Piano Collection, Ashburnham, MA

            06/17/12 – Andover Organ Co, Methuen, MA

            04/22/12 – Residence of Dick and Eileen DeVito, Weston, MA

            12/04/11 – Residence of Dorothy Bromage, Billerica, MA

            06/13/10 – Residence of Joe and Pat Lavacchia, Woburn, MA

            04/11/10 – Residence of Bob and Sue Hunt, Kennebunk, M

            11/07/09 – Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation, Waltham, MA, Concert                                 by Aeolian player piano donated by Chapter.

            08/16/09 – Residence of Dorothy Bromage, Billerica, MA       

            05/17/09 – Residence of Phil and Phyllis Konop, Harvard, MA

            02/22/09 – Residence of Chris and Ginger Christiansen, Nashua, NH

ü      11//16/08 – Residence of Roger and Jean Wiegand, Wayland, MA;

ü                         Gavioli  “Diamond Jubilee”

ü      09/28/08 – Residence of Ron and Sandra Goldman, Westwood, MA

ü      07/27/08 – Newport Music Festival, Newport, RI; Welte reproducing grand featured

ü      06/22/08 – Residence of Joe and Pat Lavacchia, Woburn, MA 

ü      02/24/08 – Residence  of Charles Jackson, Hopkinton, MA; Piano museum – mid-1800s                     to present; Residence of Jack Breen, Southboro, MA

ü      09/16/07 - Hebrew Rehab Centre, Roslindale, MA, Honorary Member Hi Babit guest

ü      05/06/07 - Home of Dick and Eileen DeVito, Weston, MA

ü      01/12/07 - Joint meeting with East Coast Chapter MBSI, Waltham, MA

ü      11/05/06 - Home of Phil and Phyllis Konop, Harvard, MA; Accompaniment Roll                              Concert by Dorothy Bromage

ü      09/10/06 - Johnson Hall Museum - Bill and Jo Johnson, Wells, ME

ü      05/07/06 - Business of Ed O'Brien and Denys Draper, Lincoln, NH,

ü                        Franconia Notch Motel

ü      02/19/06 - Home of Joe and Pat Lavacchia, Woburn, MA; Live Auction - Libman Estate

ü      10/16/05 – Home of Bob and Sue Hunt, Kennebunk, ME

ü      06/05/05 – Home of Chris and Ginger Christiansen, Nashua, NH