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Claudia Hirschfeld ConcertClaudia Hirschfeld Concert

Sunday 8th February

Claudia Hirschfeld will be performing a Concert in the RC Cathedral Church of St Michael and St George (the RC Cathedral for HM Forces) in Aldershot on Sunday 12th April 2015 commencing at 4.00pm. Proceeds will be for the local hospice - the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. Her special guest will be a leading German tenor, Johannes Gross who will be making his England debut at this concert.

Further to the above, Andreas, Claudia's husband/manager, has said that it will be a special afternoon with Johannes joining her since the idea is to make a promotional video of the concert to have some... Read more.

Cirencester International Organ Festival

Sunday 11th January

Cirencester International Organ Festival will take place from 18th - 25th April 2015.

This is the fourth organ festival to take place in the town organised by Cirencester Parish Church - home to a world-class organ - and the second year to feature an international programme.

The 2015 festival opens with a gala recital performed international composer, improviser and virtuoso organist Naji Hakim who is visiting the festival from Paris. One of the leading musicians of his generation, Dr Hakim has previously held posts as Organist at the Sacré-Coeur Basilica, before suc... Read more.

Text Santa Charity Fun Day with Britain's Got Talent StarCharity Fun Day with Britain's Got Talent Star

Sunday 30th November

On the 6th December, Musicland Bromley invite you to a very special Musical Charity Fun Day with Britain's Got Talent Star Jean Martyn to celebrate the release of her new Christmas Album - recorded on grand piano and Yamaha's Tyros5.

The event will be raising money for ITV's Text Santa Christmas Appeal and Jean will be donating £1 from every Christmas album sold at the event and online.

Jean will be at the store from 11am till 4pm so come along and join in the musical fun with Musicland at 422 Bromley Road (Downham) Bromley Kent BR1 4PL.

Please tell your friends and family. See you there.

For further information call 020 8698 7300

Gainsborough Clarification...

Saturday 11th October

Please note that tomorrows concert at Gainsborough Organ Society is with Peter Jebson and NOT Robert Wolfe.

Robert will indeed be returning to the society but not until next year on 18th October 2015.

Hammond Special!Hammond Special!

Thursday 11th September

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Hammond organ and Howard Beaumont is presenting a special concert for the Scarborough Electronic Organ Society on Monday September 22nd at Scarborough College Filey Road.

Howard will be hauling his own A100 and Leslie speaker to the venue to bring back this unique sound to lovers of pure tone. Also he will be accompanied by Dave Pinkney on drums,and the concert features great swing standard and Latin American numbers associated with this musical giant.

The concert starts at 7.30 pm and admission is £6. For those travelling lo... Read more.

Young Theatre Organist of the YearYoung Theatre Organist of the Year

Tuesday 29th July

Last weekend saw the re-launch of the ATOS UK Young Theatre Organist of the Year Competition, which was held on the magnificent COS Midlands District 3/11 Compton organ at the Fentham Hall, Hampton-In-Arden.

It was wonderful that nine young people entered, aged between 13 and 16, from all over the country, including Hull, Blackpool, The Lake District and East Sussex, as four players have learnt to play at the Rye Wurlitzer Academy. 

Be sure to read the whole article to see pictures at the end

There was a good turnout... Read more.

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