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World Champion To Visit UK

Wednesday 12th August

The amazing World Champion accordion player Gianluca Campi is coming to the UK to perform at the Folkestone Accordion Festival September 25th-28th. With a supporting cast of Jovan Rnjak, Sammie Catling, Nigel Pasby, Harry Hussey and our own John Romero this is a weekend not to be missed. Our recommendation is to set the timer on the above video to 12.35 and stand by to be blown away!

More information including the programme a... Read more.

East Sussex National Organ & Keyboard FestivalEast Sussex National Organ & Keyboard Festival

Tuesday 11th August

Top Yamaha Player Peter Baartmans is to appear at the East Sussex National Organ & Keyboard Festival. The festival, running from 9th to 12th October, is for residents only. Organiser Michael Wooldridge said he was truly thrilled to have such a wonderful player completing an already star studded cast, along with other top line artistes including John Mann... Read more.

Keyboard Player NeededKeyboard Player Needed

Monday 10th August

Steve Heywood, Band Manager with “Sounds Tijuana” a tribute band to Herb Alperts Tijuana Brass has asked us to try and help with the following.

They are looking for a keyboard player who may like an opportunity to play in their band. The age group is from 40 to 60 years and they rehearse on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays of the month. They are based near Stockport – Manchester. If you fancy a go then you can find more information or contact them on their website.

Heritage Open Weekend At The Curzon ClevedonHeritage Open Weekend At The Curzon Clevedon

Saturday 8th August

Andy Quin, award winning composer and jazz pianist, returns to his roots in silent cinema to accompany D.W. Griffith’s masterpiece, Broken Blossoms, on Sunday 13th September at 2pm at The Curzon, Clevedon.

Celebrating 50 years of music Quin is keen to get out of the studio and return to live performance. His compositions have backed films, TV and adverts known to all, across the globe, from Oxo and Coronation Street to Nike and Boardwa... Read more.

News From Penny WeedonNews From Penny Weedon

Friday 7th August

Penny Weedon will be appearing at the Worcester Festival on Friday 28th August at 8.00pm in the beautiful and historic Huntingdon Hall. She will be performing on the fine Nicholson pipe organ there, interspersed with items on her Yamaha ‘Travelling Light Orchestra’ and the Steinway Grand. Her programme will include favourites from around Europe, including Prelude to Act 3 from Lohengrin, Highlights from Grieg’s Piano Concerto, Debussy’s Reverie, A selection from Carmen, Holst’s Venus f... Read more.

Say It With FlowersSay It With Flowers

Thursday 6th August

Organ Societies/Clubs are essentially businesses and as such the most successful ones are continually seeking means of publicity. The Weyhill Electronic Organ Society has recently come up with a fabulous idea and secured the co-operation of Test Valley Borough Council in having its name displayed in one of Andover's many floral gardens. Perhaps your club has other novel ideas that can be used to help!

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