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 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.
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.
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.
Just a reminder that Tony Stace & Andrew Nix present their fantastic "Duet Show" at West Faversham Community Centre this coming Sunday JULY 6th 2014.
With music from Glen Miller to Show Tunes, Marches to Ragtime, the lads will certainly give value for money with this two hour show.
The show starts at 2pm.
Tickets £8 available on the door or reservations 01609 748295 / 01757 708509
There will be an interval midway to give guests the opportunity to facilitate the excellent on site cafe.
Free Car parking is ample at the venue plus visitors can use... Read more.
Many in the Theatre Organ world will know the name Doreen Chadwick and it is with sadness we note the news of her passing away last Thursday (26th June). President of the COS, she will be sadly missed as one of the greats of the Theatre Organ Circuit.
The funeral will be on 8th July at Glen Taff Crematorium. Pontypridd at 10.30am.