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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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50th Anniversary for North Staffs!50th Anniversary for North Staffs!

Wednesday 16th January

North Staffs Organ & Keyboard Club are celebrating their 50th Anniversary! A remarkable achievement that they will celebrate at their next concert on February 7th. Members will enjoy an afternoon tea from 5:30pm followed by a 3 hour concert featuring Paul Carman & John Cooper. Anyone wishing to join them are welcome with the concert starting at 7:00pm. All attending members will receive a small commemorative gift on the evening, however, anyone is welcome to attend the concert at the normal admission guest price... Read more.

New Club for East Suffolk!

Wednesday 9th January

We are delighted to announce the reopening of Leiston and District Organ & Keyboard Club. This club ceased around four years ago, however since Steve Perkins moved into Leiston a year ago, he believes there is a demand great enough to reopen this social club once again.

The club had their first meeting this week and will continue to meet on the first Monday of each month at Leiston Communiity Centre, 6.30pm - 9pm.

For more details call Steve on 01728 831297.

From all at OrganFax we wish you the very best of luck in your new venture.

Pitch Perfect?

Tuesday 8th January

Cled Griffin has been in touch to inform us of another new website that he has under construction. 

Pitch Perfect is a website designed to help keyboard teachers to enable them to refer the content to their pupils.   The videos on the website can be played over and over again until fully understood.  It really is an innovative way of learning to play.

The main highlight of the site is finding people with perfect pitch... These people are hard to find as Cled informed us that only i in 10,000 have this gift.   If you yourself have this ability, Cled would ... Read more.

New contact details for Chris PowellNew contact details for Chris Powell

Monday 7th January

Chris Powell has been in touch to advise of new contact details.  He can be reached by landline on 01530 279941 or 01427 615265, mobile; 07877 481424 and email;  chris@chrispowell.org

Chris will be on tour in Australia and New Zealand during March, but will monitor mobile and email messages throughout.

In Memory Of..

Tuesday 4th December

'In Memory Of' is a new website created by Cled Griffin looking back at some of the wonderful musicians that are sadly no longer with us. It showcases how their music lives on featuring many clips including one from the organ world's latest loss, the beautiful and wonderfully talented Chiho Sunamoto.

Take a look here

A message from Jon Smith

Monday 19th November

Following the tragic death of his wife, Chiho Sunamoto last week, we received the following lovely message from Jon Smith today:  “My sincere thanks to everyone who has paid tribute to my beloved wife Chiho and the lovely messages of condolence.  There will be a funeral service at St. Aidan’s Church, Billy Mill Lane, North Shields, Tyne And Wear.  NE29 8AW @ 1pm Tuesday 27th November.  Thank you x”

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