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Success StorySuccess Story in Norwich

Monday 15th August

How do you make a club successful, here's one example that might lead the way!

A few years ago there had been a declining membership over a period of time, and ahead of the AGM in January 2010 the committee had regretfully agreed that the club would probably have to close due to lack of funds. Some staunch club members were reluctant to let this happen and amongst the suggestions to save the club was to try a change of venue. The idea of holding the club meetings at a village hall just outside of Norwich was put forward, so... read more

Yamaha's three step guideYamaha's three step guide

Sunday 14th August

With more and more people entering into the world of keyboard software, Yamaha MusicSoft have created a simple guide to finding and using Yamaha software.

Yamaha MusicSoft recently updated their site and this article is a simple tour around the new layout.

Welcome To Michael CarterMichael Carter joins OrganFax

Saturday 13th August

We are pleased to welcome Michael Carter as a full member in our OrganFax player directory!

Michael is an organist from the West Midlands, near Solihull and plays both electronic and theatre organ. In his spare time, he helps with maintenance at some theatre organ venues and is the assistant editor of the Cinema Organ Society quarterly journal. Not content with this, his garage now houses a 2-manual Wurlitzer console that he says he is spending far too many hours rebuilding as a Virtual Theatre Pi... Read more.

Richard Ashby appointed to Korg UKRichard Ashby appointed to Korg UK

Friday 12th August

Richard Ashby will be a name familiar to many in the piano and keyboard world through his extensive involvement with Yamaha Music across two decades. 

Richard has recently been named National Sales Manager at Korg UK. "We’re delighted to have Richard join our team. His experience and expertise is well known across our industry,” commented director of sales and marketing Ricci Hodgson speaking to MI Pro.

We have had the pleasure of working with Richard on numerous occasions and the OrganFax team wish him the best of luck in his exciting new position.

Lowrey Artist Dennis Awe confirmed for Music Extravaganza 2016!Lowrey Artist Dennis Awe confirmed for Music Extravaganza 2016!

Wednesday 10th August

Enjoy an amazing musical event at Music Extravaganza 2016, a music spectacular filled with great music and fun for the hobby musician. The wonderful 4-star Peterborough Marriott Hotel plays host to this event running Saturday October 15th to Tuesday October 18th.

Allens Music are very excited to announce Dennis Awe from the USA will be performing! Dennis has become a firm favourite here in the UK and is excited to be returning. Throughout your stay th... Read more.

Compton Cinema Organ WeekendCompton Cinema Organ Weekend

Tuesday 9th August

The newly-opened theatre organ heritage centre is the latest venture by the Penistone Cinema Organ Trust and has been kindly supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund, The ASDA Foundation and numerous other funding activities, with work being carried out by the Trust's volunteers.

A special weekend of events will take place this coming Saturday and Sunday, the 13th & 14th August 2016.

On Saturday 13th August, commencing at 2.30pm, the Astoria Centre's 1934 Compton Cinema Pipe Organ will be put through its paces by London-based organist, Mark Laflin. Mark is one of the UK's ... Read more.

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