"It's with great sadness that we have to announce that after a battle with cancer, Brian Sharp passed away in the early hours of Tuesday 20th January 2016. The funeral has yet to be arranged but will be for family and close friends only. There are plans however, to hold a memorial concert at some time in the future - details to follow. The family would very much appreciate privacy at this very difficult time".
Our thoughts go to Brian's family at this time.
The Association of Organ Enthusiasts is holding its Members Musical Break, at the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel, Habberley Road, Kidderminster, in the heart of rural Worcestershire, commencing on Monday 7th March until Friday 11th March 2016. The residential event, our twenty-seventh at this venue, which runs for five days, is primarily a get-together for members, but there is ample capacity for day visitors, members or non-members, at a cost of just £5 per day which includes all sessions.
Artistes featured are Howard Beaumont, Ryan Edwards, Ian Griffin, Elizabeth Harrison, Dav... Read more.
If you know of any young electronic or theatre organists, please encourage them to enter this year’s UK Young Theatre Organist of the Year competition. It is open to all players who are aged 18 or under this summer. All of the details, including a downloadable entry form, are online at http://www.atos-london.co.uk/young-theatre-organist-of-the-year or they can contact organiser, Michael Wooldridge, email@example.com who can also help ... Read more.
The new Pianoroom, Portsmouth store is holding two exclusive events soon.
On Friday 29th January Yamaha's Ian House will be visiting the store for a private concert featuring PSRS Keyboards and CVP700 series Clavinova. Spaces are limited so please do call us on 02392 863792 to reserve your place.
Doors open @ 6pm & performance commences @ 6:30pm. The demonstration will last approximately 90 minutes and light refreshments will be served
Ian will then return the following day, Saturday, 30th January between 10am-5pm where he will be offering exclusive one-to-one se... Read more.
MusicTraders have asked us to let you know their new contact email is firstname.lastname@example.org. So for all things Orla, Ringway and Bohm you can contact them there or call on 01455 697878
All to often we hear doom and gloom stories of clubs closing. All to often it is assumed that the economy is the cause or our audiences getting too old. However this is very often not the case.
More frequently the causes are clubs not having enough committee members or volunteers to help out. Worse is when a club folds due to personal grievances between organisers. You would be surprised at the stories we get to hear!
Following one such example where a club closed we are very pleased to tell you the good news of a club relaunching, albeit under a different n... Read more.