With Penny Weedon's articles in mind, we have since received this from Sandra Ebbets of The New Forest Organ Society, offering their views as a committee on the future of the organ world and their findings within their club. We have opened up a topic on our forum where we invite you to have your say and express your opinion on the committees thoughts below...
The New Forest Organ Society- with 250 members and a waiting list for membership - is a successful and busy Society in Milford-on-Sea in Hampshire that... Read more.
....... and Musical Magic happened! On Sunday the 6th of March KeyNote Concerts at Emneth in Norfolk played host to the talents of two gentlemen at the top of their profession.
At the highest attended concert this season an audience of 144 enjoyed what can best be described as a fantastic afternoon's entertainment. In a special double bill show the artistes featured were TONY STACE & ANDREW NIX, two of the most popular individuals on the circuit today, but when they come together Magic happens, and it did!
In recent years the pair have teamed up to ru... Read more.
Due to a potentially serious health problem, Penny Weedon regrets that she will be unable to fulfill her scheduled concert engagements. She is contacting each society individually, but please feel free to email her if you have not heard soon.
Jean Martyn has been concerned to be receiving a number of calls from organ club members saying how upset they were to hear that she had had a stroke.
She wishes to announce that "nothing could be further from the truth!" Whilst touched by everyones concern, she is fit and well and busy as ever!
It with great regret that we announce the very sad loss of Tom Janaway from High Wycombe Organ Club. Tom was the booking secretary for the club for many years and will be very sadly missed.
Anyone wanting more details of the funeral etc, please contact David Council on 01494 563447.
MEDLEY MAGIC - Strict Tempo Easy Listening music from the 'Golden Era' 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, played on Kurzweil Piano and Hammond Organ plus rhythm.
These 41 tunes have been adapted from Harold Rich's original music scores for two pianos and rhythm group which were regularly featured on BBC Radio 2 (with the Norrie Paramor Orchestra and the Charlie Chester Show).
The 15 tracks include items from Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Rodgers & Hammerstein.
Priced at £9.95 and available from: MSS Studios, Rhiwlas, Cae Deintur, Dolgellau, LL40 2YS.