Phase I – Completed
Thanks to You, We’re Halfway There
Phase II – Become a Pipe Organ Donor
Help Us Finish The Job
Douwstra has been the heart of Central’s campus since it was built as the college’s chapel in 1939.
See upcoming events in the newly-renovated Douwstra Auditorium.
When the estimated $6.6 million renovation Douwstra Auditorium is complete, it will provide a regional concert hall and space for campus and surrounding communities to experience the arts, learn from world leaders, hear sounds of a powerful pipe organ and enjoy high-quality musical performances.
Your support is essential. Please consider helping fulfill this vision for Douwstra Auditorium.
Make a gift to support the renovation
“The organ will be a stunning display at the center of campus. It will help create an impressive and classic performance space. You don’t have to be a music aficionado to be absolutely awestruck. Everyone is blown away by the sound of an organ.”
– Mark Babcock ’91, M. Joan Kuyper Farver Endowed Chair in Music,
associate professor of music and director of choirs.