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Claudia Hirschfeld returns to Swineshead for Charity ConcertClaudia Hirschfeld Returns to Swineshead

Saturday 23rd August

Claudia Hirschfeld is playing 'Evening Showtime' for Swineshead Charity Concerts at Swineshead Village Hall, on Monday 20th October 2014 at 7.30pm.
 
Claudia delighted the large audience with her brilliant performance when last appearing at the venue in October 2012.
 
Tickets are £7.50 each.  Again this year, ADVANCE BOOKINGS ONLY please. No tickets for this show will be available on the door.
 
Tickets can be secured by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope, with a cheque made payable to D A Nundy, for the number of tickets requ... Read more.

There's a New Organ ComingThere's a New Organ Coming

Friday 22nd August

The first pictures have surfaced of a highly anticipated new organ - the TRX Mini. Based around the popular PSR-S950 from Yamaha, the launch of this exciting new instrument is expected to take place at the September Seacroft Festival in Hemsby.

About TRX Organs...

TRX Organ System... Read more.

Celebrations in Grimsby

Thursday 21st August

We are always delighted to hear from news clubs and societies across the country - many clubs are still going strong, including in Grimsby. We recently recieved this from Grimsby's very enthusiastic club...

"The Grimsby & District Electronic Organ Society is celebrating it’s 50th. anniversary in 2014.  A celebration evening is taking place on Wednesday 3rd. September with a concert featuring Dirkjan Ranzijn.   Starting life as The Grimsby Hammond Society, meeting in a local music shop, the pre... Read more.

Yamaha Release Software Update

Friday 1st August

Yamaha recently launched an updated version of their Expansion Manager software. This is used to not only manage Yamaha and third party content packs for Tyros, but also can now create brand new sounds.

This long awaited software update can be found here.

Guernsey goes out in style...Guernsey goes out in style...

Friday 1st August

Exactly 45 years to the night since the opening show with George Blackmore, the Guernsey Electronic Organ Society held its final ever concert on Wednesday 16th July with Chris Powell.  Sadly, a combination of ever increasing air and ferry fares coupled with the island's relative isolation have meant that it has become increasingly difficult to keep things going....  That said, July 16th saw a larger than usual crowd assemble at the delightful Peninsula Hotel, who were treated to a wonderful 'pre-concert play in' from Gerald Henshaw, followed by Chris Powell's 9th visit to play the... Read more.

Young Theatre Organist of the YearYoung Theatre Organist of the Year

Tuesday 29th July

Last weekend saw the re-launch of the ATOS UK Young Theatre Organist of the Year Competition, which was held on the magnificent COS Midlands District 3/11 Compton organ at the Fentham Hall, Hampton-In-Arden.

It was wonderful that nine young people entered, aged between 13 and 16, from all over the country, including Hull, Blackpool, The Lake District and East Sussex, as four players have learnt to play at the Rye Wurlitzer Academy. 

Be sure to read the whole article to see pictures at the end

There was a good turnout... Read more.

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