To be confirmed at
Burntwood Music For All
Christmas Open Night at
North Staffs Organ and Key...
Byron Jones would like to let all those attending Sand Bay "Music For All" festival, 9th - 12th April 2010, know that they are having the Monday morning shindig as usual, finishing at 12 noon. Lunch will be avaiable in the Leaf & Pastry.
As always, guaranteed to be a great festival.
Leith Ewert from Prestige has asked us to pass on the following invitation "If anyone is visiting and would like any information on concerts, organ, theatre organ etc while they are here in Melbourne then please do get in touch... Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.