As the pandemic continues to worsen, it is clear it will effect every aspect of daily life in the coming weeks and months.
As the vast majority of concert and festival audiences can be considered the most ‘at risk’, we wish to encourage our readers to stay safe. Be sure to check with organ clubs and festival organisers to ensure concerts will run before travelling.
Festival organisers are welcome to contact OrganFax if they wish to share information, and we encourage club and society organisers to update their concert diaries with any changes.
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Ian House has recently contacted us with the following message:
"I wanted thank everyone, professional collegues, friends, enthusiasts and audience members, who have reached out and wished me well as I leave Yamaha and further my career. Your kind words and well wishes are greatly appreciated.
I'm happy to assure everyone that I am still looking forward to being an active member of the organ and keyboard world with ongoing concerts at clubs and festivals.
Hopefully I will see you at an event sometim... Read more.
It is with deep sadness that we have to share the sad news that Lewis Bower, has sadly passed away.
Many people will know Lewis from the old days of Caister and Blackpool where he formed many friendships along with his wife Sheila.
We send our deepest condolences to Sheila and family at this sad time.
At a time when we keep hearing of clubs closing, it’s great to have positive news that a new club has been opened in Colchester by Andrew & Lynda Cox. They were only introduced to the Organ/ Keyboard world 2 years ago and have now, as a result, got a full programme of artistes booked into next year!
Joanne Naulls (Powell) played the February concert with a guest appearance from Chris Powell for a few duets. Chris is back there on Friday 6 March at 7.30pm. More details on their Organfax page.
There wa... Read more.
Well known musician, Alex Payler has been in touch to tell us all about his new website. It's a great site with lots of information about him and Electone andthere are also several links to his video clips on YouTube.
Well worth a look!
After an association of almost 9 years, Ian House has announced he's moving on from Yamaha Music Europe.
Ian has long been associated with the music industry. Prior to his appointment as Yamaha Music Europe's piano and keyboard product specialist, Ian took an active role in the development and programming of numerous keyboards including Genos, PSR-S and Clavinova instruments.
Although leaving the music instrument industry Ian is looking forward to continuing to play at clubs, societies and festivals alongside his new role as Product Marketing Manager for a global... Read more.