On February 25th officers of the Verwood Fire & Rescue Service attended the Verwood Organ & Keyboard Society to be presented with a cheque of £200 in aid of the Fire Service Benevolent Fund.
The society hold an anniversary concert each year with their President Chris Powell and the proceeds from the raffle are always donated to charity. Over 200 people attended the concert and Chris complimented the Society on its success during its first fourteen years.
They are now in their second year of meeting in the stunning new 'Hub' Arts & Community Cent... Read more.
We had a phone call from dear friend and colleague, Jean Martyn to say that there have been one or two rumours circulating to the effect that she was retiring from the organ circuit.
Jean wishes for it to be known that it is most definitely not the case and in her own words "I have never been busier and have a good two or three years in front of me yet!".
To see where Jean is next appearing take a look at her Organfax page.
After a six-year absence from the organ world, Robert New proudly returns with his first studio record and website.
Ultra Sonic Future Reality is a seventeen track CD of Robert’s favourite pieces. An organist / keyboard player has never recorded many of the songs on this record before, making this a first for many of the titles.
The CD is packed with stunning arrangements of film themes, broadway musical numbers & popular evergreens. Additionally, there are four bonus tracks from his live show ‘Music Inferno’ fea... Read more.
Top organ & keyboard entertainer, Alastair Kiernan has recently moved house and wishes to let everybody know of his new address:
15 Parsonage Way, Linton, Cambridge, CB21 4YL
His telephone numbers and email address remains the same.
For more details about Alastair, visit his page in our directory.
This evenings concert at Trowbridge Electronic Organ Club with Chris Powell has been cancelled due to the weather. They have rebooked Chris for next year and the AGM which was also scheduled for this evening will now take place next month.
Also, this Sunday's concert at Market Overton Village Hall (Organ & Keybard Music Club) with Andrew Nix has been cancelled again, due to weather conditions. The concert has been re-scheduled for Sunday March 22nd. Please see their page in the diectory for more details.
This year Melksham Electronic Organ Society celebrate their 25th Anniversary. Melksham House was the venue for the inaugural meeting of the Avon Electronic Organ Club and the membership reached 56 in the same year. This was twenty-five years ago and today, renamed Melksham Electronic Organ Club they can now boast a membership of 192.
It is estimated that in excess of 30.000 people have enjoyed the concerts over the past quarter of a century. Every third Tuesday of the month sees concerts held in the Melksham Assembly Hall. Visiting artistes consider this venue one of the... Read more.