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Brian Sharp Musical Break - Guests Declare Best Ever!Brian Sharp Musical Break - Guests Declare Best Ever!

Monday 28th October

The recent Brian Sharp Musical Break held at Bewdley at the beginning of October was declared to be the best ever by many of the guests attending. Even though he has not enjoyed the best of health in recent times Brian was on top form, disproving the many rumours that he had given up performing and would not be appearing at the event. He gave his all and was well supported by fellow artistes, Chris Powell, Andrew Nix, Andy Oakley, Paul Carman and David Ingley who all made excellent contributions.

Over the course of the week £400 was raised for Brian’s charity - The Deane... Read more.

New OAS 7 & Pegasus Wing DVD Launch and Pre-Order! Exclusive Discount!New OAS 7 & Pegasus Wing DVD Launch and Pre-Order! Exclusive Discount!

Sunday 27th October

New OAS 7 Range DVD's PRE-ORDER.

The OpenArt-System Range has two DVD's being developed. The Release dates are November 16th 2013.

For Abacus, Verona, Scala, Louvre, Xenios, Ikarus, Giga Piano & XE-1 Expander.

1. OAS 7 - Basics (Getting to know your OAS instrument, how to save a preset, how to make a good preset, getting to know your instrument)
2. OAS 7 - Advanced Settings (Advanced Selectors / Effects / Mixer / Acc / Advanced Acc / Sound Control / )
3. OAS 7 - OX7 Drawbars and OAS Drawbars
4. OAS 7 - Sound Editing (Normal Sound Edit /... Read more.

Best keyboard of 2013Best keyboard of 2013

Friday 25th October

Voting for this year's MIA awards is nearing it's deadline however it's not too late to have your say.

Visit ClassicFM's page to cast your vote in the best keyboard and digital piano category.

Letter from JeanLetter from Jean

Tuesday 22nd October

This message in from Jean Martyn

Dear friends,

I am really pleased to announce my NEW DVD "A CHRISTMAS CRACKER" which  is now available for ordering priced £15. This will feature all the great Christmas tracks on the Yamaha EL900 and piano.
In other news, I have just returned from a very successful trip to Switzerland, performing at the Swiss Jazz Orgel Festival playing a fantastic Johannus organ in a s... Read more.

Brighton Dome ConcertBrighton Dome Concert

Monday 21st October

John Mann will be playing the famous Brighton Dome organ tomorrow, Tuesday 22nd October. It will be a chance to hear him on this iconic instrument playing yesterday’s music today. John considers the Brighton Dome as being the ideal setting for organ shows, and he often used to sit in the audience enthralled by organist Douglas Reeve who played there for over 40 years.

Go along for a great afternoon of music and entertainment, not to be missed! The concert starts at 3pm, and tickets can be booked from the box office on 01273 709709.

How Old Is The Oldest Organ Club Secretary?How Old Is The Oldest Organ Club Secretary?

Monday 21st October

Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club was formed in 1987 by 3 people sharing a common interest in organ music. Over the early years the club was run on a social basis with meetings being held in various public houses and also including coach outings to various organ venues.

In 1994 the club held its first professional concert as part of a town festival week. The concert took place in a marquee at the local rugby club with the guest artiste being Tim Flint who in those days played the Yamaha HX1. Subsequent concerts were held in local school halls & hotels with some of ... Read more.

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