Mr & Mrs Fassbender!!!

The Team of The South Island Organ Co are thrilled to announce that on Saturday, 2 February 2019 Moritz and Jacs have tied the marital knot under the watchful eye of their son Luca and about a hundred strong army of witnesses (family and friends), some of who traveled all the way from Germany.

Young, very knowledgeable and skilled, Moritz is a powerhouse of creative ideas all things organ-building. Combined with precise German methodology and timing he is an invaluable asset both at the factory and on site. He is also extremely passionate about his Family.

It’s been a joyous, uplifting occasion for everyone present. We wish Mr & Mrs Fassbender life-long loving relationship filled with happiness, beautiful milestones and whole lot of fun. Wir wünschen Ihnen eine glückliche Ehe, Moritz und Jacs!!!


  1. Jacs on 24/02/2019 at 4:22 pm

    Beautiful write up and pics you have put up thank you so much Tatiana. Brought tears to my eyes. Thank you to the team at SIOC who shared our special day with us x

    • Gisela Faßbender on 03/03/2019 at 2:20 am

      Dear Tatiana, Thank you for this wonderful text. I never red such a comment about my son and his work. It makes me very proud. So far away from Timaru it is a good feeling to know, there are stuff around Moritz who love to work with him.
      Alles Gute und herzliche Grüße aus Deutschland

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