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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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John Ledwon In The UKJohn Ledwon In The UK

Thursday 13th October

John Ledwon recently visited the UK to play a series of concerts. John has what must be the very best theatre organist’s job in the world as he is resident organist at the Walt Disney Corporation’s El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. He plays on a huge Wurlitzer organ which they dress to tie in with the Disney Premieres.

During this his second tour of the UK, he took time out to visit the Rye Wurlitzer Academy where he gave students tips on registration and the use of sounds together with ot... Read more.

Live Podcast From OktoberfestLive Podcast From Oktoberfest

Tuesday 11th October

This year the October Edition of the popular Wersi Direct Podcast show will be broadcast live from the Wersi Direct Oktoberfest Holiday weekend at Huntingdon.

The event is scheduled for October 23rd and will be hosted as usual by Ben & Charlie, who will be joined throughout the show by all the artists appearing at the weekend including Brett Wales, Franz Lambert, Florian Hutter, Claire Greig, Robert New, Jurgen Tichy, Jon Smith and more. They will also have their usual music, chat, news and competitions... Read more.

Andy Quin TV NewsAndy Quin on TV

Friday 7th October

Andy Quin, organist and OrganFax member, has recently been heard extensively on TV having contributing much of the music for the new BBC 2 TV series "The Agency". You can catch up here if you missed episode 1

This seven part series showcases the dazzling impersonations of Morgana Robinson. Morgana plays the entire celebrity roster of leading talent agent Vincent Mann, including Great British ... Read more.

Wersi Launch New OAX-1 KeyboardWersi Launch New OAX-1 Keyboard

Sunday 2nd October

WERSI announced their new OAX-1 keyboard to the world at the WERSI Hochrhein factory yesterday. The special launch is at a two day festival taking place in the south of Germany, at the organ and keyboard manufacturers production facility and showroom managed by Karlheinz and Birgit Hack.

WERSI star organist Brett Wales performed on the new Pergamon OAX1000 'Ice Lady Edition' organ as well as the new OAX-1 keyboard.

The new keyboard features a number of n... Read more.

Free Organ RecitalsFree Organ Recitals

Friday 30th September

Cirencester Parish Church is about to get a taste of the USA! With everyone talking about the American election on 8th November the theme for three free concerts (Mondays 14th, 21st and 28th) in November will be Americana - featuring organ music from and about the USA.

The recitals will be played by Anthony Hammond who will be back at the church following this summers successful series. The free Monday lunchtime concerts start at 13:10 and will finish at 13:50. There is no charge for entry but there will be a retiring collection and informative programme notes to purchase.

Curzon Christmas Prezzie!Curzon Christmas Prezzie!

Thursday 22nd September

Christmas is coming, are you counting down the days yet? If you are and are looking for an unusual present for your musical loved one then the Curzon Community Cinema in North Somerset may have the answer you are looking for.

A booking to play their beautiful Christie organ will entitle your loved one (or you) to play the instrument for 30 minutes, and will cost just £25 and of course a guest may be brought along to watch. Additional guests up to a maximum of three can come along at an additional charge... Read more.

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