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New Contact Details For Michael Farrar

Monday 9th August

Michael Farrar would like to inform all organ and keyboard societies of his new custom made keyboard console and change of address.

Michael is pleased to announce that he is now touring the country with a custom made keyboard console (designed and built by his father-in- law Derek Hirst) which houses his Yamaha Tyros 2 and PSR 3000 keyboards, along with a Roland pedalboard. This has received great interest since introducing it at recent concerts. To complement his set up, he will also be adding his Korg X50 workstation in future concerts.

Please note that with effect from 4... Read more.

Langbaurgh Theatre Organ Society Press Release

Sunday 8th August

After a number of years of concern and uncertainty, regarding the future of the vintage "Eston WurliTzer", installed in the James Finegan Municipal Hall at Eston, plans are now in place to safeguard the continued preservation of this historic musical wonder.

For over 30 years, the WurliTzer has been owned and lovingly cared for by the Langbaurgh Theatre Organ Society, who first installed the organ in Redcar's Pier Ballroom, before having to move it to the James Finegan Hall at Eston shortly after, due to the unsafe structural condition of the Pier. Regular Concerts have been presen... Read more.

Dave Smith Becomes A Grandpa For The First Time!Dave Smith Becomes A Grandpa For The First Time!

Sunday 25th July

Just over 2 weeks ago on July 9th, Dave Smith was presented with his first grandchild - Thomas, James, Leslie Smith.

From all at OrganFax, congratulations and we wish you all the best for a wonderful family future together!

M.B.E For Phil!M.B.E For Phil!

Monday 14th June

Congratulations go to Phil Kelsall, Resident Organist of the Blackpool Tower Ballroom on being awarded an M.B.E in this year Queen's Birthday Honours List.

He follows in the footsteps of his one time predecessor 'Reginald Dixon' in receiving the award, which was given to Phil for his services to music.

Well done Phil from all at OrganFax!

Rod Pooley launches Keyboard Product Knowledge Classes...

Sunday 6th June

June 1st 2010 saw Rod Pooley starting classes on how to operate and get the best from your Korg or Yamaha keyboards. These are held at his Recording Studio in Eastbourne.

Sessions are an hour each at £20 for one to one and £15 each for groups of 3 or more, max in any group will be 5. Courses available for Korg Pa2X pro, Pa800 and Pa500. Yamaha Tyros 1, 2 and 3. For further info Call CMP Studios on 01323 647824.

Clubs Success...Club Success...

Tuesday 25th May

With all the doom and gloom surrounding a lot of clubs that are struggling at the moment, it was lovely to receive the picture featured from The Verwood Organ Society.

The club is going from strength to strength since their recent move into The Hub, a wonderful purpose built theatre venue in Verwood, Dorset.  Well done to all the hard working committee and here's to even more success!

Why not join them for an evening?  For more information why not take a look at the Societies OrganFax Page?

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