Michael Stairs

Allen Artists Program
Michael Stairs


Michael Stairs is organist for the Philadelphia Orchestra, and has held the Buck Chair in Music at The Haverford School in Haverford, PA. Stairs earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, and holds an Artist's Diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music. For many years he was an assistant organist at the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ and now serves on the Executive Board of Friends of the Wanamaker Organ. Michael is also a member of the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, which recently performed on four Allen instruments at the national convention of the American Guild of Organists in Philadelphia. A much sought-after recitalist and educational consultant, Mr. Stairs has made numerous recordings, including several on the famed Longwood Gardens organ.

Click below to hear a sample of a performance by Michael Stairs:

  • Carrillion - Sortie - Mulet, performed by Michael Stairs