OrganFax News

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.

OrganFax Spotlight

Alan Pilgrim - colchester Organ SocietyAlan Pilgrim - colchester Organ Society

Friday 8th November

We have received this wonderfully written piece from Jennifer Kersey of the Colchester Organ Society celebrating over 50 years of commitment that their leading light Alan Pilgrim has given to the club. Alan must be among one of the longest standing committee members in the country - what an amazing achievment and a wonderful accolade!

Jennifer writes...

It is indeed fitting that, as I type this letter it is on the actual anniversary of the opening of Hodges and Johnson`s music shop in Colchester town -November 5th 1968-exactly 51 year... Read more.

Want to know more about your Tyros keyboard?Want to know more about your Tyros keyboard?

Friday 1st November

If you are a lucky owner of a Yamaha Tyros keyboard, do you ever find yourself scratching your head over features, buttons or switches? Perhaps you are just starting out and need help with the basics, or maybe you want to delve deeper into what this amazing keyborad can do. 

If any of this sounds familiar, this is for you... Tyros Handbook - Book 1 and Book 2 cover a broad range of different topics in bite-size workshops. Each step is accompanied by a large image and simple instructions. 

Find out more, and get yours here

Special Charity Concert in Honour of Chiho SunamotoSpecial Charity Concert in Honour of Chiho Sunamoto

Tuesday 29th October

As the first anniversary of the passing of the beautiful and wonderfully talented Chiho Sunamoto looms, the South Yorkshire Keyboard and Organ Club are to present a special charity concert. 

'Music For Chiho' will take place on the 12th November and will be performed by a fabulous line up including Richard Bower, Glyn Madden and Jon Smith. Proceeds from the evening will go to the Oncology Day Unit at North Tyneside Gen... Read more.

Clubs United - Please ReadClubs United - Please Read

Thursday 26th September

For both venues/clubs and artistes alike, we welcome you to viit a new page just added to OrganFax - Clubs United. The brainchild of Pam Barnard (Norwich Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club) and Stewart Langton (New Forest Organ Society), together they have designed a website aimed at getting discussions flowing over the future of our clubs/concerts.

Whilst there are still clubs throughout the UK who are thriving, unfortunately, the... Read more.

Up Close and Personal with Bohm!Up Close and Personal with Bohm!

Tuesday 24th September

Musicworld of Northampton invite you to join them for this years Böhm Organ and Keyboards Open Weekend ( October 26th and 27th 2019).

Claus Riepe, Bernd Wurzenrainer and Trevor Brown (Author of the Student Series Tuition Books) will be performing and conducting workshops over the weekend. If you wish to try your hand at one of these magnificent instruments, they are even offering a free lesson.

For more information telep... Read more.

Sad news for Lincoln Sad news for Lincoln

Monday 23rd September

We have had this message come into us from Trevor Wedge of the Lincoln Electronic Organ & Keyboard Society. Pam was well known to many artistes and concert goers alike and will be very sadly missed.

"It is with much sadness that I have to report that Pam Jackson, Honorary President and former Chair of Lincoln Electronic Organ and Keyboard Society passed away quietly on Thursday evening following a short illness at the grand old age of 95. She had a very rich and full life that centred on her amazing ability a... Read more.

Older news »