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Yamaha Announce New KeyboardsYamaha Announce New Keyboards

Saturday 1st September

Yamaha have released advanced information of an exciting new product launch. Although not yet seen in the UK, the PSR-S950 and PSR-S750 are set to make quite a mark in the keyboard market.

We are told that information will go live on Yamaha's website on Monday and the keyboards will be presented to the public at the Yamaha Club Weekend held near the end of October.

New sounds, styles, and features abound but the headline for S950 is that the styles feature real audio recordings of percussionists playing which gi... Read more.

Yamaha turns 125!Yamaha turns 125!

Saturday 1st September

125 years ago, in October 1887, Yamaha Corporation was born. To celebrate, Yamaha has commissioned a special commerative logo and has plans for a host of promotions, interesting offers and exciting new products. 

Read the press release here.

Roland announce new productsRoland announce new products

Friday 31st August

Alongside the recent Atelier update, Roland have also launched a range of new pianos, midi controllers, a new sound module and new software. For more information, visit RolandConnect.

Roland Atelier models receive updateRoland Atelier models receive update

Friday 31st August

If you own a Roland AT-800, 900 or 900C Atelier organ, good news! Today Roland released a brand new upgrade pack for your instrument which includes new sounds, styles and features.

For more information check out RolandConnect.

Concerts To Continue!Concerts To Continue!

Thursday 30th August

We are delighted to learn from John Askwith of the North Lincolnshire Theatre Organ Preservation Society that their new season of concerts on the Compton organ start again on 9th September with Andrew Nix.

The future of the Town Hall has been in doubt threatening the concerts there but good news has prevailed and the Compton organ has been secured with ownership of it passing from East Lindsey District Council to the Louth Community Education Trust on 1st October meaning that the concerts can continue.

Great news for followers of this wonderful organ in such a stunning venue!

Dinnington’s Other Best Kept Musical SecretDinnington’s Other Best Kept Musical Secret

Wednesday 29th August

When Sue Perkins introduced the world to the Dinnington Colliery Band on the BBC, she never thought to look across the road for further local musical treats.  Had she done so, she would have discovered the South Yorkshire Keyboard and Organ Club (SYKOC).  The society stages concerts by world-renowned keyboard players every fortnight in the Dinnington Resources Centre.
 
This year sees the 25th anniversary of the club.  It is marking such a special occasion with a celebratory concert on Tuesday 4th September featuring Chiho Sunamoto, one of Japan’s most re... Read more.

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