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Block 2 Lot 15 Molave Street, Admiral Village, Talon, Las Piñas City, PHILIPPINES 1747

(                             (+63 2) 8012412


organbuilder @diegocera.com


Diego Cera Organbuilders, Inc.

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Cealwyn S. Tagle  - Company Head, Organ-builder, Designer, Voicer

      Apprenticeship in organ-building from 1988-1991 at the shop of Helmut Allgäuer in Grünbach am Schneeberg, Austria.  Training in metal pipe making at the shop of Johannes Klais Orgelbau in Bonn, Germany. 

      Attended several workshops for young organ-builders organized by the International Society of Organbuilders (ISO) and European Center for Conservation, Restoration, and Renovation (ECCRR) in Alden Biesen, Belgium in 1992 and 1993.


Lamberto B. Tagle - Organ-builder, Electrical/Electronic Work, Metal Pipe Maker, Carpentry Work

      Grew up in Calatagan, Batangas.  Apprenticeship in organ-building from 1996 -2000.  Special training in metal pipe making.  Attended special classes in Electrical and Electronics. 

      Presently handles all work concerning metal pipes and electrical/electronic works in pipe organs. 


Arnel P. Caindoy - Organ-builder, Voicer, Tuner and Carpentry Work

      Resident of Las Piñas City.  Apprenticeship in organ-building from 1997-2001.  Special training in voicing and tuning.  Presently the field technician and tuner of the company and currently training in voicing.


Johnny Puhyah - Organ-builder, Carpentry Work

      Grew up in Banaue, Ifugao (a place famous for it Rice Terraces and Wood Carvings.  Apprenticeship in wood working from 1993-1996 in a program sponsored by a French NGO in Manila.  Started with organ-building in 1997.



  • Gaston Bangngo - Wood Carver, Carpentry work
  • Ryan Tacata - Orgnabuilding Apprentice
  • Manuel Tagle - Orgnabuilding Apprentice
  • Nick Buenafe - Orgnabuilding Apprentice
  • Armando V. Salarza -  Titular Organist of the Las Pinas Bamboo Organ. 
  • Harvey Smoller - Electronics Engineer and Organ Technician from Los Angeles
  • Nikolaus Damm - Harpsichord maker from Germany


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