Following our news item dated July 30th we have learnt that due to ill health, and on Doctors advice, Peter Hayward is unable to travel to the UK to be with either the Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club or the Cavalcade festival.
We wish him all the very best for a speedy recovery and Nigel Dawes has asked us to thank Paul Carman for stepping in to take over for th... Read more.
Southport Organ and Keyboard Society will have been in existance for 37 years this year. Unfortunately, Wednesday 14th September 2016 will see the club close its doors for the last time.
The Committee thought it appropriate to invite Paul Roberts to perform the final concert as he has had a long history with the Society. Paul performed his very first concert for the club whilst a student at Liverpool University in the... Read more.
Brian Sharp’s passing was met with much sadness by his devotees, fellow musicians, and friends but none more so than his family.
Many readers may not be aware that a DVD was made at The Meeting House, Ringwood. It was here that Brian played concerts regularly from 1986. He supported the unique historical building over many years, playing to capacity audiences with his appreciation of fine acoustics.
Having been successful in retaining the pipe organ which Brian Sharp would often play, a DVD was made by Brian Embley for his pers... Read more.
How do you make a club successful, here's one example that might lead the way!
A few years ago there had been a declining membership over a period of time, and ahead of the AGM in January 2010 the committee had regretfully agreed that the club would probably have to close due to lack of funds. Some staunch club members were reluctant to let this happen and amongst the suggestions to save the club was to try a change of venue. The idea of holding the club meetings at a village hall just outside of Norwich was put forward, so... read more
After being established in Staveley for over 30 years, World of Music has now moved to a new home at The Contact Club in Dronfield and they very much look forward to welcoming members and friends old and new to our new venue.
World of Music presents concerts in the Contact Club at 7:30pm normally on the second Wednesday of each month. The group takes great pride in engaging the very best professional players with a range of styles as diverse as music itself. Our artistes, whether internationally famous Stars of the keyboards or established UK favourites, all provide first-class ente... Read more.
Peter Hayward from Sweden will be making a rare UK organ club appearance this coming September. He will be joining the Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club for a special concert on his way to the Seacroft festival in September.
The concert will be on Saturday 17th Sept at The Congregational church, Green Lane, Belper at 7:30pm. Admission £6 members £7 non members.
Peter will be playing one of latest Ringway organs which is being supplied by Paul Carman Music Traders. The club have as... Read more.