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Franz Lambert in 2013Franz Lambert in 2013

Tuesday 30th October

Wersi Direct held their second Oktoberfest just a couple of weeks ago in the historic market town of Huntingdon, Cambs at the 4 star luxury Marriott hotel. The weekend was a terrific success with Claudia Hirschfeld, Bill Horn and the Wersi Direct team playing through out the weekend.

The Oktoberfest will return next year with legend Franz Lambert making a one time only appearance in the UK. This will be the first time since 2006 that Franz has played in this country.

Places are £249 per person based on 2 people sharing and £289 for a sing... Read more.

Weyhill NewsWeyhill News

Monday 29th October

Weyhill Electronic Organ Society decided to ‘push the boat out’ by engaging four artistes to perform for their recent concert at The Lights Theatre in Andover ... and their initiative was well rewarded with a truly excellent show, in front of an audience of around 220.

The show was brilliantly directed by Michael Wooldridge, more than ably assisted by Chris Stanbury and percussionist, Gareth Thompson. The foursome was completed by talented vocalist Sue Stockley, making her debut appearance for a... Read more.

MusicLand Goes To York!MusicLand Goes To York!

Friday 26th October

On Nov 9th - 12th 2012 Tony Stace & Andrew Nix will be hosting another music filled, fun packed weekend festival at the delightful Mercure (Fairfield Manor) 4* Hotel at York. They are excited with the news that Musicland are going to be supporting the event. So, along with the fantastic line up of Tony Stace, Andrew Nix, Chris Powell, David Thomas, Kevin Grunill, Ian House and Howard Beaumont, guests will have a chance to see and play the Yamaha Tyros and TRX systems. Brian Reeve (Director of Musicland) has some great deals on offer for this event.

If you fancy joining in the fu... Read more.

New Yamaha Club ArticleNew Yamaha Club Article

Thursday 25th October

The third in a series of articles from The Yamaha Club magazine. Written by Tony Ross this series looks at Yamaha insturments and although first published in 2006 and aimed at Tyros1/2 and 1/2/3000 instruments they still hold a lot of interesting items that apply to the latest instruments. Read article

Festival PicturesFestival Pictures

Wednesday 24th October

Visitors to the recent Eastbourne Festival shows can now find the show pictures on the Carillon website. Organ & Keyboard pictures are here and Accordion pictures here and as well as seeing all the action you can catch up on all the artistes, dates and hotel information for these popular festivals.

Both shows were a terriffic success with the Accordion weekend being sold out! In addition, several hundreds of po... Read more.

InvitationInvitation

Tuesday 23rd October

We have been extended an invitation that may be of interest to those in the Theatre and Church Organ World. Stockport College (Manchester area) will be running an entertaining lecture on Pipe Organs covering subjects such as tuning and restoration on Thursday 25th October 2012.

The evening will be presented by David Wells (D W Organs) and we are told non members to the college are most welcome.

The event will be held at lecture Theatre B, Stockport College (Greek Street entrance), Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3UD. Refreshments will be served at 6.45 and the lecture ... Read more.

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