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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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Free Concert @ StoweFree Concert @ Stowe

Tuesday 12th May

The Chapel at Stowe is an extraordinary building housing one of the country’s most important musical instruments. The organ in the chapel is the second largest school chapel organ in the world (after Lancing College). Designed by Sir Robert Lorimer and opened in 1929 by Prince George, included this magnificent organ that was designed in conjunction with the School’s first Director of Music Dr. L P Huggins.

Richard Cook, one of the country’s leading classical organists will be attendingRead more.

Ian House launches Tyros softwareIan House launches Tyros software

Thursday 7th May

Ian House is a familiar face on the UK concert scene. He is one of Yamaha Music Europe's leading concert artists and demonstrators - also working closely with Yamaha Corporation in Japan developing new instruments. 

Today Ian turns 26 - and he has marked this with the launch of new software for owners of Yamaha Tyros4 and Yamaha Tyros5 keyboards.

The software, which was previewed with great success at a festival last month comes in the form of two registration packs - sounds and settings which are easy to install and that don't require any extra expansion boards. The pa... Read more.

 New Forest Organ Society’s £2513 for Hounds for Heroes New Forest Organ Society Raise £2513

Wednesday 6th May

On Sunday 26th April, the New Forest Organ Society hosted a lunch and concert for 200 people in support of Hounds for Heroes. The founder of the charity, Allen Parten, attended the event accompanied by his two dogs, EJ and Rookie. Allen gave a talk about the charity and what it means to thousands of severely disabled service men and women who get friendship and help from the highly trained dogs.

The event was held at Hoburne Bashley in New Milton where the lunch was excellent and at the end of the afternoon a c... Read more.

Tony Wilson In The UKTony Wilson In The UK

Sunday 3rd May

International Organist Tony Wilson is making a whistle stop tour of the UK this week, flying in from his Los Angeles home to play just two concerts (6th & 8th May), both as fund raising events for the Rye Wurlitzer Academy, which Tony believes is the most wonderful organ tuition project in the world.

Tony lives in Los Angeles and has two major aspects to his life. His first passion was the organ and in his teens he was an active member of a youth organisation called the Young Organists Association, who en... Read more.

Special Event @ The Bristol Music RoomYamaha and Ian House Visit Music Room

Friday 1st May

The Music Room music chain and in particular the Bristol Music Room shop have been a household name for some time. What’s new though is the stunning new Piano showroom at the Bristol store which can be found in the popular Park Street area. The Music Room as a brand constantly look to engage via extracurricular means and methods – workshops, talks, 1to1’s and performances are all conducted upon with both enthusiasm and massive passion.

Their latest event with Yamaha specialist, Read more.

New Directory Members

Thursday 30th April

We are pleased to welcome two new listings in our OrganFax directories. The first is Blackpool Tower organist John Bowdler who has become a full member in our players directory. The second is RM Electronic Services in our instrument repairs directory. We invite you to check out their listings with us where you will find more information about them.

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