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Not only has the Toxy made its first sounds (which you can find out more about in the latest edition of the newsletter on our OrganFax articles page) but we have news of its opening concert.
Richard Hills and Robert Wolfe will feature as the main artistes for the long awaited grand opening of this fabulous instrument. The date will be 22nd August and we will let you know more as soon as further details are released.
The COS Northern district have announced the details of their Northern Convention. 28th - 31st AUGUST 2015
Artistes include: Howard Beaumont, Phil Kelsall MBE, John Mann, Kevin Grunill, Richard Hills FRCO, Christian Cartwright, Stephen Foulkes, Simon Gledhill, Nigel Ogden, Jonathan Eyre and Walt Strony from the USA
Two two course meals and three buffets are included as well as Luxury coaches to all venues
Bewley's Hotel Leeds, City Walk, Sweet Street, Leeds LS11 9AT.
Email: Leeds@bewleysh... Read more.
David Harrild who is a very familiar face to us all on the concert scene playing Yamaha Tyros5 TRX Keyboard Systems and Manager of Musicland (UK) Ltd was unfortunately involved in an accident two weeks ago. He fell off a ladder ending in a broken elbow, damaged hip and lower back that has put him out of action for a while.
He is making a slow recovery and according to his consultant and further X-rays he is hoping to be 70% back to normal by mid to end of March with light duties and relying on as much help as possible with... Read more.
A course will be organised by the Waalse Kerk in Amsterdam and is open for professional organists and students studying at institutions for professional musical education, July 6th - 9th 2015. It will consist of master classes by Jacques van Oortmerssen, professor of organ Conservatorium van Amsterdam during four days (twenty hours in total).
Repertoire will be by J.S.Bach 1685-1750 with a special focus on symbolism in Bach's organ music.
Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewig... Read more.
See the latest newsletter from the Troxy on the OrganFax articles page. The point where the restored pipework can be planted in the windchests is getting closer, but there are still many detailed tasks to complete in the next few weeks before pipes can be played from the organ console.
Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.