Our service directory continues to expand with the addition of Andrew Fruin. Andy covers the Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire areas with all things keyboard, organ and electronic piano and he even repairs laptops as well. If you need a repair see our UK map view for your closest engineer.
Once again, John Bowdler, one of Blackpool's most popular and best loved organist's, is coming direct from the Tower Ballroom, where he plays regularly throughout the summer, to Buckley & District Organ Society.
To celebrate the societies 12th year, you are invited to a free concert by this popular organist.
This will be held in the Concert room of the Working Men's Club, Lane End, Buckley, on Tuesday 8th September 8:00pm
The Belper concert on this coming Saturday 15th August will now be performed by Chris Powell as will the show on the 20th August at Burntwood Music For All.
Likewise, Liz will ... Read more.
Whilst not really a news item we thought many would appreciate this:
Washington DC Metro Station on a cold American January morning in 2007. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time approx 2 thousand people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After 3 minutes a middle aged man noticed there was a musician playing. He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds and then hurried to meet his schedule.
4 minutes later: the violinist received his first dollar: a woman threw the money in the till and, without stopp... Read more.
This in from Pete Shaw:"Hi all, just to let you know that the gig was a great success for the Bro Glyndwr Choir, Ann Atkinson (MD) & myself at the National Eisteddfod on Sunday. Unfortunately the whole show ran an hour late so it meant us appearing on stage around 5pm instead of 4pm. The whole afternoon performances were shown live on S4C TV Channel". Pete (pictured right) went on to say "It was a Great Honour to work on such a professional show on such a super occasion".
We have just heard from Jeff Harding that Great Yarmouth Keyboard Music Club has been reprieved. It had been thought that the club would close at the end of this year. However, following a committee meeting they now have a new secretary, programme organiser, advertising/promotions officer and additional committee members to help out. It is great news that the club has been saved and we wish them the very best for the future.