Byron Jones has asked us to post the following news item
"I have had various people make enquires regarding our "Music for All" Sand Bay Festival in April 2014. The concerns were that some were under the impression that Sand Bay had gone into Liquidation. Let me assure you all, that is not so, the company in in ADMINISTRATION. This is because sadly the owner died some time ago, and his immediate family have decided to sell the company, so, they have put in administrators to run the company as a very profitable concern until such times as a buyer is found. All Sand Bay Events for ... Read more.
Wersi Direct UK Holiday Weekend - The Oktoberfest
Huntingdon Marriott 17th - 20th October 2014
The Wersi Oktoberfest is held every year here in the United Kingdom and 2014's event promises to be a fantastic weekend celebrating the best in Wersi organs and artistes.
Wersi Direct are putting on a fantastic lineup for this year - from Germany we will see Claudia Hirschfeld and Robert Bartha - and they are also presenting the UK premiere of YouTube sensation Florian Hutter - from America, US star David Dunlap and then from the UK our own Wersi Direct Team ... Read more.
Just added to our OrganFax articles page! The Troxy now needs just £980 to reach its fundraising target. It is now really starting to take shape and many of its pipes have been cleaned by Manders, returned and fitted in place. With the main organ nearing competion it is hoped that the Marimba Harp and upright piano will soon be installed. Read this months Newsletter.
Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.
Happy Christmas to all our OrganFax readers. We hope Santa brought you everything you desire!
This in from Weyhill.
I hope this item may encourage other clubs: In contrast to the sad news of closures recently advised to OrganFax, the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society's December (Christmas) concert, staged on 19 December, was sold out (150 tickets) some three weeks in advance and a substantial reserve list was drawn up.
The show, featuring DirkJan Ranzijn, reversed a trend as the Club's attendances had dropped off somewhat during the past year or so. There is no secret to this reversal of fortunes: much of the recovery must be attributed to the popularity of the arti... Read more.
The email below claiming to be from Glyn Madden was sent to a number of people in the organ world this morning. Please be aware it is a scam (not the first to involve a member of our musical community) please do not react to it.
Glyn and his family are fine and looking forward to Christmas. We cannot urge strongly enough you should NEVER respond to this sort of email without absolute substantiating evidence. We would also urge all our readers to make sure they have up to date virus protection on their computers.
THIS IS THE SCAM EMAIL:
"I am sorry for reaching you ra... Read more.