First United Methodist Church of Chula Vista
The pipe organ at First United Methodist Church of Chula Vista was built by the Reuter Organ Company in Lawrence, KS and installed in the previous sanctuary on Third Avenue in 1971. It had a 2-manual console controlling 22 ranks of pipes. The instrument was moved to the present edifice and reinstalled without modifications in 1994.
A new 3-manual drawknob console, Pipe Interface and 14 channel sound system was built by the Allen Organ Company in Macungie, PA in 2016. The installation was directed by Organ Stop, Inc. representatives for Allen in the San Diego area. 50 digitally sampled stops seamlessly combine with the wind blown pipes to produce the effect of a much larger pipe organ without the need for extra space or added maintenance.
The instrument is further enhanced by a 256 voice Allen Vista MIDI system which also provides record and playback capability.