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Stepping into the TorchlightStepping into the Torchlight

Friday 6th June

Composer and virtuoso pianist Andy Quin is planning a return to the organ stage after a break of many years.

Andy was following in the footsteps of his childhood hero Sidney Torch. Having started his musical career on the Christie organ of the Regal Edmonton and then writing for a music publisher for whom Torch had worked, Andy had put away the organ shoes to take up the baton and the score to pursue a hugely successful career as a composer for TV and Film. He even worked on a number of occasions with th... Read more.

Yamaha to Release New Expansion SoftwareYamaha to Release New Expansion Software

Thursday 5th June

In a recent press release, Yamaha explain how a piece of software called Yamaha Expansion Manager (YEM) was created to further enhance the hugely popular Tyros5 keyboard.

Further to it's initial release, they have several updates planned for the near future. They say that, despite being delayed a couple of months, the new software will bring many features requested by customers and third party software creators alike. 

Details of the future realse can be found here.

Special Treat!Special Treat!

Wednesday 4th June

Fancy something a little bit different? Want to treat your partner? We may have the answer!

This coming Sunday lunchtime (8th June) Salomons Estate, Southborough, near Tunbridge Wells are running a special carvery caberet featuring "The Bling Crosbies" and of course incidental lunchtime music from the magnificent 1914 Welte pipe organ.

More informatio... Read more.

New Style Software From CarillonNew Style Software From Carillon Studios

Tuesday 3rd June

Carillon Studios have just added "Single Styles" to their new website. In addition to their usual range of style disk collections for Yamaha, Roland, Ketron, Korg, Hammond, Solton & Technics brands, you can now buy one off single styles for Yamaha, Roland & Ketron instruments.

The range starts with Crazy, Dancing in the moonlight, For all we know, If, Take it to the limit, YMCA and "In the mood" will be added this coming Saturday with a further style will be added e... Read more.

Tony Stace & Andrew NixTony Stace & Andrew Nix

Monday 2nd June

present their fantastic "Duet Show" at West Faversham Community Centre.

Sunday JULY 6th 2014 will see two of the country's finest keyboard entertainers perform a two hour musical feast at this brilliant venue. With music from Glenn Miller to Show Tunes, Marches to Ragtime, their light hearted show provides music to suit all tastes.

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 ... Read more.

Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust May NewsletterTrocadero Wurlitzer Trust May Newsletter

Sunday 1st June

Just added to our OrganFax articles page. With the solo organ 'winding' having started, this months edition of the newsletter tells the continuing story of this fabulous instrument. See the latest pictures of the work being done.

Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.

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