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Are you a piano and keyboard specialist?Are you, or do you know a piano and keyboard specialist?

Thursday 21st April

Are you passionate about keyboard instruments?
Are you enthusiastic and approachable?
Do you enjoy being part of a hard-working team?

 If so, Bonners Music would like to hear from you!

Bonners are currently looking for a knowledgeable keyboard enthusiast to join their retail team. Based in their flagship Piano/Keyboard & Orchestral Department, key duties will include helping customers select the best product to suit their needs, providing excellent customer service, and ensuring the shop floor is presented in a way that maintains Bonners Music Su... Read more.

Born To Shine...Born To Shine...

Thursday 21st April

BORN TO SHINE, in association with Save the Children’s ‘No Child is Born to Die’ campaign, is a brand new Sunday night show for ITV1. They are looking for the most talented youngsters (aged 9-16) to teach a celebrity their particular skill and then perform that in front of a live studio audience.

One of the shows contacts have been in touch in search of a budding organist who would be at a level high enough to teach a celebrity.

If you are that person or know of anyone that may be suitable, please get back in touch and we can forward the details on to ITV.

Farewell To The Eston WurlitzerFarewell To The Eston Wurlitzer

Thursday 14th April

One of the UK's vintage Wurlitzer organs will be making its final concert appearance this Easter, after entertaining thousands of concert go-ers for 30 years.
 
Sadly, the James Finegan Hall at Eston is due to close at the end of May. There had been speculation about the long term future of the venue for a number of years, however the news came just a few months ago that it was the local authority's intent to close the hall in May 2011.
 
It is such a pity that a full season of concerts could not be presented in 2011. A substantial amount of work had been carr... Read more.

Enigma Records...Enigma Records...

Thursday 14th April

Enigma Records UK is a new, independent record label based in Wells. They are proud to present their debut album, Trumpet Variations, featuring Trumpet and Organ arrangements played by David Bertie (Trumpet) and Christopher Tambling on the magnificent 4-manual Compton Organ of Downside Abbey.

The music includes music by Karg-Elert, Mendelssohn, Stanley, Guilmant, Travers, Elgar and others, as well as original compositions by Christopher Tambling. Available to order from Enigma, Amazon and as a download from the iTunes store now.

Sounds For Keys...Sounds For Keys...

Tuesday 12th April

Sounds For Keys is a Netherlands based sample company producing voices for Yamaha Tyros and Wersi instruments. The voices are direct sampled sounds and offer true to life replicas. Sounds For Keys are unique as they produce only HIGH DEFINITION VOICES - the clairity of the sounds is superb.

There are 4 packs available which include:

Jimmy Smith Organs - Great hammond sounds for Tyros and Wersi
Klaus Wunderlich 1960's - Great sounds of Klaus from the H100 organ
Spectra One Pack - Voices from the Wersi Spectra produced in High Definition
Cathedral Voice Pa... Read more.

Accordion Special!Accordion Special!

Thursday 7th April

The Burgess Hill Keyboard Club are delighted to announce that therie next concert on Friday 15th April 2011 @ 7.15pm will feature star accordionists, Jack Emblow and Tony Compton.

Jack Emblow is a very famous accordionist who has performed in many BBC Radio & TV programmes over the past 50 years. For example, Last of the Summer Wine - Allo' Allo', Bergerac & Sing Something Simple. Jack has recently toured the UK & Europe with Jazz Guitarist Martin Taylor and his Spirit of Django group.
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