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Organ Recital With Ian TraceyOrgan Recital With Ian Tracey

Sunday 15th June

Join Ian Tracey this coming Sunday (22nd June) at 3pm for a concert at Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA

A ‘Top of the Organ Pops’ programme includes such favourites as Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Purcell’s Trumpet Voluntary and Albinoni’s Adagio in G minor. Festival patron and Liverpool Cathedral Organist Titulaire Professor Dr Ian Tracey makes a return appearance in celebration of this tenth annual Prescot Festival. Widely acknowledged as one of the chief practitioners of his instrument in the UK, Ian has over a dozen rec... Read more.

Jeans Having A Ball !Jeans Having A Ball !

Saturday 7th June

Musicland (Bromley & Romford) were delighted when asked to supply a Yamaha Tyros for guest organist Jean Martyn who's celebrity fame shot into the limelight on Britain's Got Talent in 2011. Jean is currently providing live music for the very popular online Sun Bingo TV channel Having A Ball and is hosted by Big Brother star Brian Dowling and celebrity chef Rusty Lee. The show goes out every Friday evening at 8pm on the Sun Bingo's Having A Ball website. Just click on this link.

Stepping into the TorchlightStepping into the Torchlight

Friday 6th June

Composer and virtuoso pianist Andy Quin is planning a return to the organ stage after a break of many years.

Andy was following in the footsteps of his childhood hero Sidney Torch. Having started his musical career on the Christie organ of the Regal Edmonton and then writing for a music publisher for whom Torch had worked, Andy had put away the organ shoes to take up the baton and the score to pursue a hugely successful career as a composer for TV and Film. He even worked on a number of occasions with th... Read more.

Tony Stace & Andrew NixTony Stace & Andrew Nix

Monday 2nd June

present their fantastic "Duet Show" at West Faversham Community Centre.

Sunday JULY 6th 2014 will see two of the country's finest keyboard entertainers perform a two hour musical feast at this brilliant venue. With music from Glenn Miller to Show Tunes, Marches to Ragtime, their light hearted show provides music to suit all tastes.

The show starts at 2pm.

Tickets £8 available on the door or reservations 01609 748295 / 01757 708509

There will be an interval midway to give guests the opportunity to facilitate the excellent on site cafe.

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45 Years At Colcherster45 Years At Colchester

Tuesday 27th May

Dirk and Brett were on fine form to at Colchester organ society’s recent concert to celebrate 45 years of providing entertainment. Founder member and now president/P.R.O-Alan Pilgrim introduced the artistes and started off the afternoon with his own inimitable style. Brett was `on` first-a great musician and his `droll` vocal approach was, as ever ,in evidenc... Read more.

Nigel Ogden Review

Wednesday 21st May

We thought our readers may be interested in this from Cyril Cowland.

Nigel Ogden paid his third visit to play the Makin Westmorland Custom organ installed at the Methodist Church, Alton last week. His programme, as often, reflected various commemorations and anniversaries which occur in the year, and his first item, a Kenneth Alford march, remembered the First World War. This was followed by music from the Strauss family (and others) featured in the films The Great Waltz,... Read more.

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