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Hector Olivera to perform in the UK – Sunday, 5th June 2011Hector Olivera, for one night only.

Saturday 4th June

This just in from Roland UK...

"Hector Olivera, the world’s number one organist, will be in the UK for one night only and we’d love to give to you the opportunity to experience his incredible show. Hector is an internationally acclaimed organ player with an unbelievable gift. He was discovered as a child prodigy in Buenos Aires at the age of six and is now the most sought-after concert organist in the world.

Inspired by the recent use of ‘Crown Imperial’ during the Royal Wedding precession, Hector will perform his very own arrangement at the event, ... Read more.

Lady Gaga plays Roland Atelier OrganLady Gaga plays Roland Atelier Organ

Wednesday 18th May

It has to be said, Lady Gaga isn't a name you usually associate with the organ, however imagine our supprise when early on in her recent live performance at BBC Radio One's 'Big Weekend' festival the pop sensation plays a brief solo on a Roland Atelier AT900C organ!

The classical interlude comes near the end of 'Born This Way' and can be seen on the BBC website, six minutes in.

Also, while you're watc... Read more.

Take It TodayTake It Today

Monday 16th May

In these times where cash is often a little tight, there is interesting news from Roland. They have just released a new finance scheme - called 'Take It Today'. It gives you two ways to buy some amazing Roland gear. There's 0% APR on purchases between £500 and £2000,or 3.9% APR for purchases above £2000, with a 10% deposit in both cases.

The scheme is available through participating music dealers in the UK.

Yamaha Designs Million Dollar Piano for Elton JohnYamaha Designs Million Dollar Piano for Elton John

Thursday 5th May

World-renowned singer, songwriter and Yamaha pianist Elton John will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this fall with an all new show, The Million Dollar Piano, named after a stunning, one-of-a-kind instrument made exclusively for him by Yamaha.

A team effort between Yamaha Entertainment Group and Elton John, the million-dollar piano has been 4 years in the making and is called such because it cost $1 million to create. The designers and engineers from Yamaha Pianos in Hamamatsu, Japan worked with Elton John to bring his vision to life. The result is a spectacular, highly mo... Read more.

Snap up a bargainSnap up a bargain

Thursday 5th May

Those of our readers in the south west of England may be aware of the closure of one of the oldest music shops in the beautiful city of Bath. The 163 year old Duck, Son and Pinker closed very recently and vast amount of their stock is being sold in an online auction starting 12th May.

More details can be found here.

Buy a flagship organ... get a free top of the range keyboard?!Buy a flagship organ... get a top of the range keyboard, FREE!

Saturday 30th April

Yes, we had to read it twice too! Wersi Direct Ltd are currently running a promotion that seems too good to be true... but it is!

Many regulars to Organ and Keyboard clubs will have heard Brett Wales playing the stunning flagship Wersi Louve organ and attendees of the major Organ and Keyboard festivals might also have seen the companies latest offering, a top of the range keyboard: the Read more.

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