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Spotlight On Robert Wolfe!

Spotlight on Robert Wolfe!

Category: Spotlights

Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, Robert fell in love with popular organ music on a family holiday to Blackpool when he was in his teens.  Having fallen in love with the sound of the Wurlitzer in the Tower, it is fair to say that any ambitions he had of playing that particular organ on a regular basis were quickly realised when as a mere 16 year old, Robert became the youngest ever player to join the team of Resident Organists in the Tower Ballroom. 

Read our article to find out what happened next on Robert's journey to celebrating his 30th anniversary of being resident organist at The Thursford Collection!

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Penny Weedon - So Are We Doomed?

Penny Weedon - So Are We Doomed?

Category: Penny's Posts

Penny Weedon starts a series on the outlook for the organ world, and decides the future is challenging but optimistic.

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Scarborough Rocks!

Scarborough Rocks!

Category: General / Misc

We recently received this excellent article from our good friend Darrell Lomas at the North East Derbyshire Organ Society. 

Darrell and his team arranged a member's trip to see and hear the ever popular duo, Andrew Nix and Tony Stace in their recent show together at the fabulous Scarborough Fair Collection in Yorkshire. 

Well done to all involved in presenting what appears to have been a fantastic afternoon's entertainment for all!

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Jean At St. James!

Jean At St. James!

Category: General / Misc

On December 3rd, Jean Martyn was invited to play for the Not Forgotten Association at St. James Palace in front of the Princess Royal.

Read more about her day and her new acquaintances...

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Elizabeth Harrison

Spotlight on Elizabeth Harrison

Category: Spotlights

This month's spotlight turns on Elizabeth Harrison, one of the organ world's female gems!

This article sheds a little light on the lady and her music and her hobbies alike!  There's more to this girl than her music alone!

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Yamaha : A potted History

Yamaha : A potted History

Category: Instruments

In this the first of a series of regular articles from the editor of 'The Yamaha Club', Glyn Madden takes a quick look at Yamaha's history through the years, all the way back to 1887 to current date. From reed organs to motor cycles we've got it all...

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