An electronic organ concert was recently staged at St Thomas’s Church in Charlton (near Andover), with DIRKJAN RANZIJN entertaining a ‘full house’. The event, arranged in association with the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society, realised a profit of around £500 which is being shared equally between the concert venue and St Michael and All Angels Church in Weyhill.
Our report says the setting was perfect, the acoustics were great and a vibrant atmosphere was generated throughout the evening. Feedback was enc... Read more.
We have received a note from Terry Trevett of the Weyhill Organ Society who has asked if any of our OrganFax viewers may be able to help him with his quest for more informtaion. He writes...
"I have recently found amongst my mother's effects a small box which she believes could be aged between 80-100 years.
Her Father and Grandfather both spent time in India. However, as her father was a musician (violinist), it seems probable that he had perhaps purchased a small item (e.g. a new string) which was supplie... Read more.
Have you bought your presents yet? No, don't know what to buy for the person that already has everything! Well we may have the answer.
Have a look at a new musical gift web site, JackiesThreads.co.uk It has all sorts of items that have all been embroidered with a musical theme. You will find everything from Ladies Lace Handkerchiefs, to Towels and Shopping Bags and more!!! The site is being added to on a daily basis so keep it bookmarked.
All the items have High Definition Graphic designs (not just outl... Read more.
We have had contact from Swale Electronic Organ Society who have politely asked that artistes only contact Neilson Matthews (Entertainment Secretary) by telephone or email as per their contact details on their OrganFax page and no other committee members.
They would be grateful if artistes could update their records and add Neilson as their only point of contact for the club.
We at Organfax were concerned upon receiving a circular email from Dirkjan Ranzijn stating that he was currently in Valencia, Spain and having been mugged, was in desperate need for help having had his money, phone and credit cards stolen. As this immediately aroused our suspicions, we quickly made contact with Dirkjan and he of course assured us that this was not the case and he was in fact fit and well, not in Spain and in no form of trouble whatsoever.
The email asks for his friends to immediately send a money transfer via a Western Union account in order to help ... Read more.
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