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2015 Celebrations2015 Celebrations

Monday 24th November

Next year (2015) sees the Scarborough Electronic Organ Society celebrate it’s Golden Anniversary. The society was founded early in 1965 by a group of organ enthusiasts and was originally known as the Scarborough Hammond Organ Society before it took on it’s present name.

Dave Turner (Hon Secretary), on behalf of the Committee, has asked us to pass on the following message.

"I would like to thank all of the members, visitors, and, of course, artistes who have supported us over all those year... Read more.

Live Music For Orpington Shoppers!Live Music For Orpington Shoppers!

Sunday 16th November

The Walnuts Shopping Centre in Orpington supported the Orpington Keyboard Club for “Children In Need” last Friday (14th November).

John Parker, Chairman of the club, played his Korg keyboard to the unsuspecting shoppers! His wife Ann, ably assisted by the Secretary of the club, Paul Groombridge and fellow members, Vera Jakeman and Lynda Mayne, helped to raise £92.30 collected, within the two-hour event.

John said "We would like to acknowledge the support of the management of the Walnut... Read more.

New Sheet Music From Tony WhittakerNew Sheet Music From Tony Whittaker

Saturday 15th November

Midlands based concert performer/pianist Tony Whittaker has just published a new Piano jazz waltz entitled “Kitten”. The music in 'Easy Listening' style is available in a 4-page, A4 publication which features chord symbols for guitar/keyboard. The music is priced at £5.00 plus £1.00 p&p (UK only). Details can be found on Tony’s website.

In further news from this artiste he informs us that he now has a channel on YouTube. To see his Live Concert Clips on Compton cinema organ just goog... Read more.

Invitation From BarnstapleInvitation From Barnstaple

Thursday 13th November

Barnstaple Keyboard Club and Light Music Club have let us know that due to demand they will be organising more social nights in a format based around club members playing. The Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ will host these player nights (please see their page for concert venue details).

Members and guests are invited to bring their instruments along to join in the fun. So polish up your keys and have a go!

40th Anniversary

Saturday 1st November

Last month the Withernsea Organ Society celebrated their 40th Anniversary. The first of two special concerts was held on 7th October and given by two of their most popular artists, Chris Powell and Brett Wales. The second (on the 22nd) was by the wonderful Claudia Hirschfeld. Both occasions wowed an appreciative audience and the Com... Read more.

Another Addition To The OrganFax DirectoriesAnother Addition To The OrganFax Directories

Thursday 30th October

Leslie-Roy aka "The Music Man" is the latest artiste to join our ranks. He has been a gigging musician for some years and has been featured several times on BBC Radio Sussex/Surrey.

His current instrument of choice is the amazing Böhm Overture Stage. Leslie-Roy does not use any multi-tracking, sequencing or backing tracks. All is played live with just drum rhythms to ensure an individual style.

If you would like to know more about Leslie please see his page in the OrganFax players directory.

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