OrganFax News

OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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Pete Shaw on TVPete Shaw on TV

Saturday 1st August

We have just had an email from Pete Shaw telling us he is appearing at the National Eisteddfod in Bala on Sunday 2nd August. He will be backing a local Welsh Male Voice ( the Bro Glyndwr choir). The event will be televised on BBC Wales and (he believes) on S4C channels around the 4pm mark. Pete and the choir will be performing four songs, 'The huntsmens chorus', 'You Raise me up', 'The rose' and 'Five foot two'. Some years ago you would only have been able to see this if you had lived in Wales. Nowadays you can see these channels anywhere in the UK on Sky or freeview. Enjoy...

Another welcome addition to our directories

Thursday 30th July

We would like to welcome another new face to our service and repair directory. John Horsfall carries out repairs at home and on the road in both the North Wales and Manchester areas. He often carries out repairs on behalf of Dawsons, Roland UK and Yamaha in addition to his private work.

New article from Glyn MaddenNew article from Glyn Madden

Thursday 30th July

In this the first of a series of regular articles from the editor of 'The Yamaha Club', Glyn Madden takes a quick look at Yamaha's history through the years, all the way back to 1887 to current date. From reed organs to motor cycles we've got it all...

All Star Line Up!All Star Line Up!

Thursday 30th July

The forthcoming Pakefield Sizzling September Spectacular organ festival is approaching fast!

Running from 7th to 14th September, the event remains as Britain's largest and best supported organ festival.  Headlining this years extravaganza are the amazing talents of Australian virtuoso Tony Fenelon, who in his guise as Roland's senior artiste will be putting the Atelier range through its paces.

In addition, the real coupe this year is the last minute confirmation of top stars from Germany, with the unrivalled talents of the Queen of the Keyboards, Claudia Hirschfeld and ... Read more.

A Warm Welcome To...A Warm Welcome To...

Tuesday 28th July

A warm welcome to Michael Holmes who is the latest organist and musician to join the OrganFax Player's Directory!

Michael is accompanist for the Manchester Music Hall association and Musical Director for the Flanagan and Allen Story, a touring show celebrating the life story of the famous duo along with the Crazy Gang and friends George Formby, Florrie Forde and Max Miller. He is also playing for summer pantomime again this year ... Read more.

Back By Popular Demand!Back By Popular Demand!

Tuesday 28th July

Saturday 12th September 2009 will see another popular dance night with Phil Kelsall & Chris Hopkins of Blackpool Tower fame.

The event will once again take place at The Marine Hall, Fleetwood, Lancashire from 7.30pm - 11.00pm.  All tickets are £7.50.

Their last event sold out extremely quickly so people are advised to book early by phoning 01253 771141.

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