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International star visits Burton on TrentInternational star visits Burton on Trent

Tuesday 23rd March

Yuri Tachibana is one of Roland's leading international recording and concert artistes. Playing the latest Roland Atelier organs, she has wowed audiences world-wide and has, on her all too few visits to the UK, received standing ovations and rave reviews.

Eric Reynolds and Roland UK have just announced that they have been lucky enough to arrange for Yuri to visit and perform on the current range of Atelier organs.

The event will take place at Branston Golf & Country Club (Burton on Trent - DE14 3DP) on the evening of Monday 29th March!

For ticket... Read more.

Louvre At First Sight....Louvre At First Sight....

Saturday 20th March

For the past 10 years, Brett Wales has toured the UK with his trusty Wersi Scala with tremendous response from his loyal fans.  However, last Thursday night at Burntwood 'Music For All' saw his last concert on this said instrument as he has recently taken delivery of a Wersi Louvre.  Monday 22nd March will see his first show on the Louvre at Banstead Organ & Keyboard Club.  Now with 3 manuals instead of two, it's sure to be a ... Read more.

Message from Nick Martin and Tim Butterworth

Wednesday 17th March

We have just received the following message from Nicholas Martin and Tim Butterworth

"The Spring Blackpool Music Festival has just finished and we are delighted to report that it has been a huge success.

We are so grateful for the positive comments and overwhelming feedback from all who attended and delighted that our efforts have been rewarded with a weekend that we not only enjoyed ourselves, but was so enjoyed by our guests. We’d also like to extend our thanks to the visiting artists, John Bowdler, Joanne Naulls, Peter Jebson and Jean Martyn and to the staff of ... Read more.

In Memory Of Dr Arnold Loxam... In Memory Of Dr Arnold Loxam...

Tuesday 16th March

Dr Arnold Loxam, one of the last great theatre organists, has died aged 93.

Dr Loxam played professionally until the age of 90, and was best known in Bradford for his 16 years at the helm of the Wurlitzer organ at the New Victoria, which became the Gaumont and later the Odeon.

A great loss for the organ world of a true genial gent who will be very sadly missed by many.  Our sympathy and thoughts go to his family and friends.


Tuesday 16th March

Ketron UK are pleased to announce the 2010 Audya Roadshow. Flying in from Quebec will be internationally acclaimed arranger keyboard artiste, Robert Messier, who will be accompanying them for the duration of the tour (March 28th - April 2nd). Consisting of in-store promotional events across England, anyone who attends will have the opportunity to see the latest releases from this leading Italian keyboard manufacturer. Sunday March the 28th will be a general "KETRON" open day to be held at the very pleasant location of Billing Aquadrome, Northampton. Retailers, Trade and Members of the Publ... Read more.

Music To Watch Girls By...Music To Watch Girls By...

Tuesday 16th March

Jean Martyn and Penny Weedon have always wanted to perform together on stage – and with ‘Music To Watch Girls By’, staged by the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society at The Lights theatre in Andover on 5 March, their hopes were eventually realised.

A near capacity audience was wonderfully entertained as the ‘girls’ displayed their undoubted artistry – Jean on the Theatre’s Yamaha Grand Piano and Penny on her newly-acquired Yamaha Stagea ‘keyboard orchestra’.   

The duo opened with the show’s title... Read more.

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