Weyhill Electronic Organ Society was nominated for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2017 – an award that was created by The Queen in 2002 to mark the occasion of her Golden Jubilee, recognising excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community.
Unfortunately, given the large number of nominations and the very high standards throughout, the Club was not among those selected to receive the Award, but the message received was very complimentary and encouraging:
“The nomination of Weyhill Electronic Organ Society for The Queen's Award f... Read more.
Faversham Organ & Keyboard Concerts are on the move. As of July 21st and their next concert with Andrew Varley, they will be in their new venue of Faversham Assembly Rooms.
If you live locally and haven't joined them yet, why not give them a go and support them in their new home.
The Society is pleased to announce the re-launch of private practice sessions on the 3-12 Wurlitzer at the Victoria Hall Saltaire. This follows extensive refurbishment and enhancement of the organ which is now largely complete, and which includes additional facilities, and the provision of a krumet rank, currently being tonally finished by Rob Balfour-Rowley.
They have an excellent relationship with the new management of the hall and can now offer evening sessions on a trial basis for those who cannot attend da... Read more.
The lads have recently had some very precious studio time and have recorded a brand new album featuring many tunes you are likely to hear in their shows. Popular melodies arranged and performed as a duet on the Yamaha HX-1 and Roland Atelier AT900c include Imperial Echoes, The Rose, John Lennon tunes, Abba music, Shirley Bassey songs, Swing tunes and many more.
They have timed the release of this CD to coincide with their exciting Summer Special next month at Mill Rythe Holiday Village in Hayling Island, Nr Portsmouth. The event, organised ... Read more.
Aldermaston Concert Centre would love your support for a special charity concert they are holding on June 11th to rasie funds for the Air Ambulance. Their performer for the afternoon is the ever popular Chris Powell, with a range of music spanning across the decades.
Held at the William Penney Theatre within AWE's Recreational Society, Tadley, RG7 4PR, tickets cost £8 each and concert starts at 3pm.
We wish them every success raising money for this worthy cause.
John is delighted to say that his new CD has now been released – Theatre Organ Magic – which is recorded on the magnificent ex Regal Edmonton Christie organ at Paul Kirner’s Music Palace in South Wales. The music is a varied selection including a couple of marches in true theatre organ tradition, a selection devoted to the melodies of Ivor Novello, a good old novelty piece “ Messenger Boy“, the Rhondda Rhapsody (which includes John on the piano) and much more. The price is just £10 from John at his shows, or &pou... Read more.