Nigel Ogden will be playing the organ at Alton Methodist church, Friday 16th May 2014 at 7.30pm. He will be playing a mix of light classical, songs from the shows and a wide range of popular and well loved music from across the years!
Tickets are £10.00 (family concessions available) in aid of church funds and are available from the church office.
Draymans Way, Alton, GU34 1AU
Tel: 01420 82695
Banstead Organ and Keyboard Club wish to announce the details of a special May concert. As part of the Banstead Arts Festival it will star Dirkjan Ranzijn in his Feel-Good Euro Concert Tour 2014.
The concert will be at 7.30pm on Monday 12th May in the All Saints Church Institute Hall, High Street, Banstead, Surrey. SM7 2NG. Tickets are £8 in advance (please contact Sue Poulter on 020 8330 5795) alternatively they can be obtained from www.bansteadartsfestival.ticketsource.co.uk or on the door if available.
We have been asked to mention the sad passing of ILOMS founder member, Mike Holmes.
He was instrumental in the moving of the Christie organ from Clacton to it`s present location in Castle Hill reformed church-Dryden Road-Ipswich. He was always at hand and his invaluable expertise was often called upon when a problem regarding the organ was encountered. He will be sadly missed by the team and his friends.
John Mann will be celebrating his 75th birthday on 20th June this year, and by way of celebration he is having a special birthday show at Portslade Town Hall on Saturday 21st June for his friends, family and members of his Appreciation Society.
John and friends will be playing the Compton/Christie organ, which will be followed by a buffet, and the limited tickets are already being snapped up quickly for what will be an afternoon of music, fun and generally having a good time. Please note there will be no tickets available on the door, pre-booking only.
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Want to see all your favourite organists from the comfort of your armchair? Look no further!
Basildon Keyboard Club's You Tube Channel now has 88 clips (and growing) of all your favourites in concert mode... that's around four and a half hours of great music!
World renowned concert musician, Jelani Eddinton, has become the first theatre organist to have a YouTube video to score over a million 'hits'! His 'Star Wars Symphonic Suite', recorded on the 5/80 Wurlitzer at the Sanfilippo residence was recorded and produced by young American organist Donnie Rankin.
As for why the video has attracted so many viewers, Jelani said he thinks the success is down to the fact that many people associate the pipe organ with churches: "I think a lot ... Read more.