Tony Stace at
Launceston Electronic Orga...
Following a 2000 name petition, daily concerts are to return to the North Pier in Blackpool from May this year.
The new resident organist, David Windle will follow in the footsteps of Raymond Wallbank and latterly, Kevin Grunhill.
Playing his Yamaha FX20, David will perform 2 concerts daily featuring many light classics,popular music and requests.
Michael Wooldridge sends news of two exciting shows that he is both Co-Producer and Musical Director for this year, all of this alongside still enjoying his very busy organ society schedule.
The first, Variety Magic, features comedy heroes Don Maclean and Jimmy Cricket along with Eurovision Song Contest legend, Dana, who is making her very welcome return to the UK stage after an absence of over 15 years whilst she has been concentrating on her duties as MEP for Ireland. The tour takes in Tewkesbury, Camberley, Hayes, Catford, Croydon, Clacton, Wakefield, Scarborough, Corby, Worthin... Read more.
Regitech have recently released a new set of registrations for Tyros 3.
'Ballad Pack' is a new pack providing 12 banks of 8 registrations. It includes beautiful haunting pan flute ballads, piano ballads, organ ballads, guitar ballads, and many many more. If you love easy listening ballad tracks, then this pack is perfect for you.
Priced at £14.99 and available to buy and download from Regitech
Your friend and ours, Brett Wales writes a monthly 'tip' for the Wersi Club UK website. The one that we reported about on April 1st was as suspected an April Fools and a good one at that!
This month's special tip for OAS instrument owners suggests ideal registrations for the beautiful tune 'The Wind Beneath My Wings'.
Janet Dowsett took time out from her musical activities over the weekend to run in the Reading Half Marathon. This was her first major running event, and she was delighted to run a time of 2 hours and 38 minutes. Janet has told us that the crowds on the streets of Reading really helped to get her round the 13.1 miles - including lots of great bands placed at strategic points along the route. Janet had been training seriously for the event for many weeks, and can now enjoy a rest for a couple of days, before getting back on the road in her running shoes. She raised £1292 for Cancer... Read more.
Got ya! April Fools!
Only joking, anyone that followed the link below this morning has been had by the OrganFax Team. We couldn't resist!
If you didn't get to see it, here it is below:
Thought you might be interested to know that following the UK Government's Freedom Of Information Act you can now get access to ALL speed camera offences registered in the last 12 months.
Did you know that every time your car goes past a speed camera,even 1mph over the set limit, it is registered and put on a database? You only get a ticket if you are... Read more.