O'Lyn Callahan

O’Lyn Callahan has played the piano since she was eight years old and started on organ at age twelve after receiving a Hammond B3 from her father. She came in third place at a Yamaha organ competition in 1973 (which took place at a NAMM Show) which resulted in her getting a job as a touring organ artist for Yamaha. After her long career playing organ, O’Lyn and her husband opened O’Lyn Callahan’s Piano & Organ Center in Sarasota, Florida. After a fifteen-year run with her own store and experience serving on the NAMM Board of Directors, O’Lyn started working as a touring artist for Technics and then later Roland. Looking back on her remarkable career, O’Lyn is extremely proud to have been a part of the organ business during its height in the music industry.

Interview Date:
April 16, 2021
Job Title:
O'Lyn Callahan's Piano & Organ Center

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