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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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Tragic news....Tragic news....

Tuesday 13th November

The organ and keyboard world has suffered a tragic loss today with the passing of Chiho Sunamoto after an inspirational fight with a long illness.  Despite the health issues she continued to deliver first class performances along with her devoted husband.  Jon; our love, thoughts and prayers go out to you and all your family.  Thank you for the music and the memories Chiho - RIP.  Your memory will live on forever.

Message from Howard BeaumontMessage from Howard Beaumont

Thursday 8th November

During my travels to various organ clubs and festivals, I have been approached by members of the audience saying “ we didn’t know you had retired Howard “ This was very disconcerting to me as I hadn’t announced that fact to anyone. I think the misunderstanding has come about because I have stated that I won’t be providing an organ to club concerts because it is physically too demanding on a person of my age.

I did announce however that if a club was willing to supply a suitable instrument for me to play I would accept a booking. This along with the fact... Read more.

New Website New Website 'The Organist Entertains'

Thursday 11th October

We have been informed of a new website that has just been published by Cled Griffin entitled 'Spotlight on The Organist Entertains'.

The website features an in-depth look at the 49 years the programme was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 and contains music and videos of the presenters and much more.

Take a look here

Yamaha Genos ConcertYamaha Genos Concert

Tuesday 9th October

Whether you are already a proud owner of Genos, or you are just interested in what Yamaha’s latest workstation has to offer, or you simply just love music…Rimmers Music are inviting you to enjoy the opportunity to experience a world class instrument, in the hands of a world-class musician.

John Maul is an incredible musician who has been working in the music industry for decades. John can be found on arena stages across the globe, and he is a master of the Yamaha Genos. John has been a professional ... Read more.

Another chance to book!Another chance to book!

Tuesday 2nd October

Due to a last minute cancellation a double room has become available for Chris Powell's forthcoming Music4You event at The Hotel Miramar from 2-5th November 2018. This event has been sold out for many months so this is a great opportunity for those of you who have previously missed out on booking.

Featuring a fabulous line up including: Dirkjan Ranzijn, Ian Griffin, Andy Oakley, Steve Hubble, Ian House and Chris Powell... it's definitely one not to be missed.

Priced at £239pp for 3 nights half board, please get in touch for more details by emailing chris@chrispowell.org or phoning 0330 043 1039.

On TV Tonight!On TV Tonight!

Friday 28th September

If theatre organs are your interest then tune in to Channel 5 this evening (Friday 28th September) for ‘Walking Britain’s Lost Railways’ . In the show, presenter Rob features the Manchester to Sheffield line and stops off in Penistone to film the Paramount Cinema and it's resident Compton cinema organ. 

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