Barbara Gensmer


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Rodgers Instruments Corp.

Barbara Gensmer established herself as one of the top church organ dealers in the United States, having sold and installed over 1,200 units since the 1970s. She focused on Minnesota and Wisconsin, and stayed loyal to the Rodgers Instrument Company for most of her career. In 1991, when Rodgers introduced an organ with MIDI, Barbara took the time to become an expert, so she could better serve her customers. Over the years, she has stayed informed on all of the features and upgrades for the same reason, to better fulfill the needs of the churches who entrust her with the task of finding the perfect instrument for their congregation.