Cameron Lloyd at
Sunderland Theatre Organ P...
Chris Powell at
North East Organ Society
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EASTBOURNE TOPNOTE FESTIVA...
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EASTBOURNE FESTIVAL - Cumb...
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Shropshire Theatre Organ T...
Bonners Music Superstore have teamed up with EMF to produce what may be the biggest organ and keyboard event ever held in Eastbourne. The weekend of 25th - 28th September has an impressive list of artistes attending including Andrew Nix, Ryan Edwards, Tim Butterworth, Penny Weedon, Richard Bower, Colin Ford, Ian House, John Pacey, Tony White and John Romero. The venue is The Eastbourne Centre (formally known as the T & G) which is located on the sea front near the bandstand. It is a top class hotel that boasts excellent facilities including a dedicated theatre.
Bonners will have... Read more.
This weekend saw Chris & Marie Powell on the move.
Therefore, please note their new address below:
11 Didcott Way, Appleby Magna, Derbys, DE12 7AS.
Phone lines are still being sorted so they are currently obtainable on mobile number 07877 481424.
Club secretaries please update your records.
We have just been informed by Trafford Community Music Group that they have a change of artiste for their concert on Tuesday 1st September.
Unfortunately, Elizabeth Harrison can't make it but in her place they now have Paul McCulloch.
For more details, visit their page.
We received the following positive statement from a member of the committee at Nottingham Organ Society. It is refreshing to hear of a club that is on the up... well done Nottingham!
For many years, August has been a quiet time for Societies, but not for us this year, with Andrew Nix & Tony Stace, how could it be! They brought their “MUSICAL MAGIC” to our Gala Concert.
August has been a blank month, mostly due to works and school holidays and the like. We took a positive approach and decided to give it a go, adding an extra concert, providing a buffe... Read more.
Whilst not really a news item we thought many would appreciate this:
Washington DC Metro Station on a cold American January morning in 2007. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time approx 2 thousand people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After 3 minutes a middle aged man noticed there was a musician playing. He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds and then hurried to meet his schedule.
4 minutes later: the violinist received his first dollar: a woman threw the money in the till and, without stopp... Read more.
This in from Pete Shaw:"Hi all, just to let you know that the gig was a great success for the Bro Glyndwr Choir, Ann Atkinson (MD) & myself at the National Eisteddfod on Sunday. Unfortunately the whole show ran an hour late so it meant us appearing on stage around 5pm instead of 4pm. The whole afternoon performances were shown live on S4C TV Channel". Pete (pictured right) went on to say "It was a Great Honour to work on such a professional show on such a super occasion".