On February 25th officers of the Verwood Fire & Rescue Service attended the Verwood Organ & Keyboard Society to be presented with a cheque of £200 in aid of the Fire Service Benevolent Fund.
The society hold an anniversary concert each year with their President Chris Powell and the proceeds from the raffle are always donated to charity. Over 200 people attended the concert and Chris complimented the Society on its success during its first fourteen years.
They are now in their second year of meeting in the stunning new 'Hub' Arts & Community Cent... Read more.
Regitech specialises in registrations for Yamaha Tyros 3.
The new website gives Tyros 3 owners access to new registrations which can be downloaded or purchased on their special Mastersticks.
Prices start from just £15.99 and video demonstrations of the sounds can be found on their website
February has been a busy month for T&A Events with one event at Mill Rythe Holiday Village, Hayling Island and two events at The Elmbank Hotel, York.
The weekend at Mill Rythe was in addition to the established July event and proved to be highly successful with much interest shown for next year. In conjunction with Swift Music of Bristol, Tony Stace & Andrew Nix presented a top class line up of the finest performers including a shining performance from European keyboard star, Ralph Schink.
From here Tony and Andrew travelled up to York to host a weekend break... Read more.
We had a phone call from dear friend and colleague, Jean Martyn to say that there have been one or two rumours circulating to the effect that she was retiring from the organ circuit.
Jean wishes for it to be known that it is most definitely not the case and in her own words "I have never been busier and have a good two or three years in front of me yet!".
To see where Jean is next appearing take a look at her Organfax page.
John and Jackie Romero have just completed a very busy Accordion Festival at their new February venue, 'The Queens Hotel' in Eastbourne. The facilities that the Victorian style hotel were aclaimed by all that visited. The large large car park solves the main problem that Eastbourne is known for. If the success of the past weekend is anything to go by the future looks bright for EMF.
There are a few places left for next weekends Organ and Keyboard festival which features Chris Powell, DirkJan Ranzijn, Chris Stanbury, Sarah Foley, Michael Wooldridge, Ian House and Colin Ford. So if yo... Read more.
Tony Whittaker's recent Charity Music Concert at Bulkington Village Hall, Warwickshire, raised over £500 for the Cat Action Trust (1977).
Delighted organiser Sybil Brown said: “I enjoyed Tony's wide selection of music especially the Glen Miller, Abba, South Pacific and the Classical medley. The highlight of the evening was Tony’s humorous finale - a 'Cat Medley' which involved audience participation. This really was a purr-fect end to the evening.”
For more information on Tony and his music visit Tony's Organfax Page