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Wersi Launch New OAX-1 KeyboardWersi Launch New OAX-1 Keyboard

Sunday 2nd October

WERSI announced their new OAX-1 keyboard to the world at the WERSI Hochrhein factory yesterday. The special launch is at a two day festival taking place in the south of Germany, at the organ and keyboard manufacturers production facility and showroom managed by Karlheinz and Birgit Hack.

WERSI star organist Brett Wales performed on the new Pergamon OAX1000 'Ice Lady Edition' organ as well as the new OAX-1 keyboard.

The new keyboard features a number of n... Read more.

Free Organ RecitalsFree Organ Recitals

Friday 30th September

Cirencester Parish Church is about to get a taste of the USA! With everyone talking about the American election on 8th November the theme for three free concerts (Mondays 14th, 21st and 28th) in November will be Americana - featuring organ music from and about the USA.

The recitals will be played by Anthony Hammond who will be back at the church following this summers successful series. The free Monday lunchtime concerts start at 13:10 and will finish at 13:50. There is no charge for entry but there will be a retiring collection and informative programme notes to purchase.

Curzon Christmas Prezzie!Curzon Christmas Prezzie!

Thursday 22nd September

Christmas is coming, are you counting down the days yet? If you are and are looking for an unusual present for your musical loved one then the Curzon Community Cinema in North Somerset may have the answer you are looking for.

A booking to play their beautiful Christie organ will entitle your loved one (or you) to play the instrument for 30 minutes, and will cost just £25 and of course a guest may be brought along to watch. Additional guests up to a maximum of three can come along at an additional charge... Read more.

Cavalcade Festival Date LaunchCavalcade Festival Date Launch

Wednesday 21st September

Sceptre Promotions have launched their 2017 festival dates and have a new venue in their festival line up.

Cavalcade Festivals were established 27 years ago and Seacroft was the site of the very first east coast organ show (Pontins 1983). Seacroft Holiday Village, a regular venue for the organisation, will be the venue for the March & September 2017 extravaganza's with the Devere Village Hotel, Blackpool hosting their May 2017 festival.

The Norbreck Castle hotel has been the prior Blackpool venue but the organisers felt it was time for ... Read more.

Concert at the TroxyConcert at the Troxy

Sunday 18th September

David Gray, one of the country's most acclaimed young theatre organists, is set to play a concert at the Troxy Wurlitzer on Tuesday 20th September.

This is certainly not an event to be missed and more details can be found here.

New Styles From CarillonNew Styles From Carillon

Wednesday 14th September

Carillon Studios have again added to their style software range with brand new patterns for songs such as "He ain't heavy", "When the Going Gets Tough", "If you leave me now", "Somewhere only we know", "My Guy" and "It doesn't matter anymore" .

Brands Yamaha, Korg, Roland and Ketron all get versions to run on their instruments and the list of keyboards that can run these styles is impressive. So if you fancy spicing up your keyboard or just need a new song for a gig, get yourself acros... Read more.

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