Media Information on Woodstock Chimes

News Releases

Woodstock Chimes® Launches West Side Story Chime to Commemorate what would have been the 100th Birthday of Legendary Composer Leonard Bernstein®
Chime tuned to the opening notes of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s song “Somewhere” from West Side Story

Woodstock Chimes® Hits a Grand Slam with NewTake Me Out to the Ball Game Chime
Company’s newest musically tuned chime tuned to the opening notes of beloved song


Woodstock Chimes® Commemorates 2017 Total Solar Eclipse with New Encore® Collection – Chimes of the Eclipse Launch
Features a Musical Phenomenon Known as Octave Doubling


Woodstock Chimes Builds, Donates Large Chimalong®, Installed at the
Healing Gardens of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas


8-Year-Old Boy with Autism Inspires International Chime Maker to Give Back

Woodstock Chimes® creates heartwarming video and autism-related windchime to honor Tyler Doi
100% of after-tax proceeds benefit autism treatment programs and research

Web Coverage

Woodstock Kid's Accordion earns the number 4 spot on Ezvid Wiki's Top 7 Accordions of 2017

Executive Staff

Garry Kvistad Founder and Owner
- Garry's Biography
- Meet The Chimemaker
- Garry's Photo Gallery

Diane Kvistad Founder and Owner

Stacey Bowers Executive Vice President

Betsy Harrington Senior Vice President, Sales

John O'Meara Vice President, Finance

MEDIA Coverage of "Chimes for Autism: Tyler's Story" Video

  • Huffington Post - Let This 8-Year-Old Boy With Autism Show You The Beauty Of The World Through His Ears
  • - A Young Boy Finds Joy in Wind Chimes, and It’s Absolutely Magical
  • - Chimes for Autism: Ontario boy with unique gift inspires new wind chime
  • Medical Daily - Boy With Autism And 'Savant' Hearing Shows That Disorder Isn't Always Disabling
  • - You'll Never Hear a Wind Chime the Same Way Again. Hear the World Thru His Ears!
  • - Autistic Boy Can Hear What Our Normal Ears Can’t – You’ll Never Hear A Wind Chime The Same!
  • Canada - Chimes for Autism: Ontario boy with unique gift inspires new wind chime
  • Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY Daily Newspaper) - Boy with autism finds comfort in Woodstock Chimes

Many Thanks to Our Twitter Pals

  • Lucinda Williams (singer/songwriter)
  • Jason London (actor)
  • Xolie Morra and The Strange Kind (indie band)
  • Matt Asner (son of Ed Asner and president of Autism Speaks LA)
  • Leigh Koechner (wife of comedian Dave Koechner)
  • Elizabeth Moon (author)
  • CLC Network (Christian Learning Center)
  • KMBC (Kansas City News)
  • Story Shelter (site for personal stories)
  • Whereoware (website developers)

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Woodstock Chimes
Mark Darwak

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