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New Venue For World Of Music...

Thursday 20th March

May we advise you that all World of Music (formerly North East Derbyshire Organ Society) concerts will now be presented at Staveley Methodist Church Hall, Chesterfield Road, Staveley, Chesterfield S43 3XD.

Please note that it has been necessary to change their published 2014 concert programme.

The revised details will appear on their website shortly or details can be obtained from the secretary on 01246 274009 or by email.

The first concert in their new... Read more.

Sad News From The A.O.E

Tuesday 18th March

Stan Gande, founder member and former treasurer of the Association of Organ Enthusiasts, passed peacefully away on Friday 14th March.
 
Stan was a very active sportsman, took up boxing as a young man and was a keen swimmer who devoted a great deal of time encouraging and teaching others to swim.
 
His whole working career was spent with the Civil Service (with the exception of a break for service in the Royal Navy), rising from entrance as a telegraph boy, where he met his wife Joan, to a senior clerical position with the Home Office.
 
Stan and ... Read more.

Yamaha blow music industry reps away

Monday 17th March

In a previous news item, we bought you news of a new range of pianos from Yamaha. The launch event, which took place in Frankfurt, also included an amazing performance from 80s supergroup, Shakatak!

One music shop owner told us "the scale of this event is something only Yamaha can achieve! They don't take their position as the world's largest music instrument company lightly and they continue to wow us with the most amazing instruments, it was an incredible night".

Thank you to Phil and Yoko Leader for the picture.

£25,000 Appeal Target Achieved!£25,000 Appeal Target Achieved!

Friday 14th March

Just added to our OrganFax articles pageIn a double issue newsletter The Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust can announce the appeal fund target has been achieved. See the latest pictures of the organ nearing completion. Read this months Newsletter.

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

Llay Organ Society Celebrates 30 Years Of Music MakingLlay Organ Society Celebrates 30 Years Of Music Making

Thursday 13th March

An Organ Society which has played host to some of the biggest names of the Organ and keyboard world is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its formation by staging a spectacular gala concert.
 
Llay Organ Society based in the village of Llay near Wrexham, North Wales which became one of the largest Organ Societies in the UK, was founded by a group of electronic Organ enthusiasts who started meeting informally in 1983. The Gala Concert which is being staged on Friday 21st March at Llay Royal British Legion will be one of the highlights in the Society's season of concerts plann... Read more.

New Piano Range from YamahaNew Piano Range from Yamaha

Wednesday 12th March

Today sees the start of the Frankfurt Music Messe 2014 - a massive european music fair. One of the major product releases this year comes from Yamaha who have refreshed their multi-award winning Clavinova line.

Including the sound of the legendary Yamaha CFX concert grand and the Yamaha owned Bösendorfer Imperial grand - The new range comprises of the CLP-585, CLP-575, CLP-545, CLP-535, CLP-525 and a fantastic new grand piano, the CLP-565GP.

More details, along with more new products, can be found on Yamaha's Messe 2014 pages.

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