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Special concert in KeeleSpecial concert in Keele with Andy Quin

Tuesday 17th September

Organist and composer Andy Quin returns to Keele University Chapel to give a concert in aid of the restoration of the unque pipe organ.

He is delighted to be revisiting this special venue where he last performed over 30 years ago as piano soloist with the North Staffs Symphony Orchestra in Rhapsody in Blue. He also spent hundreds of hours practicing on the organ designed by the lat Prof. Geirge Pratt, who was head of the music department at Keele whilst Andy was an undergraduate there. After more than 50 years service, the instrument is to undergo a complete restoration and addition... Read more.

Rod Pooley & David Harrild - The Amazing Genos Organ Duet ShowRod Pooley & David Harrild - The Amazing Genos Organ Duet Show

Tuesday 27th August

Rod Pooley and David Harrild have joined forces at many concerts and festivals over the years. They always enjoy working together and their shows go down really well with Organ & Keyboard enthusiasts and this one will be no exception.

On Friday 27th September 2019, their brand new show - The Amazing Genos Organ Duet Show is being held at Swineshead Village Hall, Nr Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 3NA. Doors 7pm and the show commences... Read more.

Free Concert!Free Concert!

Wednesday 31st July

On Sunday 18th August at the Buttermanrket, Shrewsbury, four organists will be perfromng a tribute concert to the founding members of the Shropshire Theatre Organ Trust - Tony Byrne and Geoff Cartwright.

Players include David Ivory, David Lobban, Cameron Lloyd and Alex Walters. This is a free concert with any donations accepted towards the Trust. Doors open at 1.30pm commencing 2.30 - 5pm.

More information can be found on their website.

Proud Day for Andrew Nix & FamilyProud Day for Andrew Nix & Family

Sunday 7th July

June 12th 2019 was a very special day for the Nix family. Andrew & Lisa’s eldest daughter, Stacey, married Sylwester Lilla at a wonderful ceremony in Wroclaw, Poland. Andrew said it was an absolute delight and a privilege to walk Stacey down the aisle to be greeted by the charming Sylwester and the beautiful bridesmaids - Melissa & Ashleigh (Andrew & Lisa’s other daughters) were joined by Becky who is a lifetime best friend of Stacey and travelled from America with her family for the big day. The weddi... Read more.

Special Offer on Genos HandbooksSpecial Offer on Genos Handbooks

Sunday 26th May

Paul from has been in touch to let us know of a great offer for visitors to the OrganFax site who also own a Yamaha Genos. 

"Following the enormous success of book 1 and 2 of our Genos Handbook series - books that simply and effectively guide you through how to get the most from Yamaha's incredible keyboard - we're delighted to be introducing Book 3!" says Paul. 

"Taking you even further than the first two books, book 3 covers a huge number of topics from optimising voices, ensemble mode, EQ, compressors, building organ sounds and many othe... Read more.

Pier Magic!Pier Magic!

Wednesday 1st May

Music is ringing out from the North Pier in Blackpool this seaon, 7 days a week!

Sharing the bill are Resident Organist's David Windle, Trevor Raven Snr and Alistar Butterield. The organ set up is remarkably versatle allowing them to provide all styles of music. During the main season, the idea is to change over the organists like they do at the Tower Ballroom. Whoever is playing the orchestral style will contrast with theatre organ style on th... Read more.

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