To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the installation of the 1927 Compton at Eden Grove Church Hall in Filton Bristol, Byron Jones has organised a weekend series of concerts.
On Friday 24th May they have Nigel Ogden (BBC) playing, and on Saturday 25th May, Byron Jones entertains. Concerts start at 7pm with doors opening at 6.30pm. Tickets are £7.00 and available from Byron direct by phoning 01179497742.
The New Foxtrot Serenaders will be sharing the stage with organist, David Ivory, who will be at the 4/57 Compton Concert organ which also is celebrating its 75th Birthday! David is in great demand for his recitals of popular 'classics' and transcriptions, played on church and town hall organs as well as his light and popular musical repertoire played on cinema organs.
Joe Marsh and Cameron Lloyd will be at the Organ with Damon Willetts at the Steinway Grand Piano.
Doors Open 1.30.pm for 2.00pm Start. Tickets £6.50 on the door.
Further enquiries to Steve Tovey - City Organist 07931 830 019
Musicroom Portsmouth are set to host a special “House” party with Yamaha expert Ian House on Sunday May 19.
Ian will be showcasing Yamaha’s new range of Clavinova CVPs, CLPs and the PSRS950 in-store, putting the instruments through their paces. He will also be available for bookable 1-2-1 sessions taking place between 11am and 4pm followed by a concert performance beginning at 4.30pm with refreshments provided.
Special offers will also be on offer to attendees of the event, with great part exchange deals and discounts throughout the day. Best of all, this... Read more.
Recently Yamaha introduced a brand new range of CVP Clavinova digital pianos. A key feature of these new instruments is a wide, full colour touch screen.
Although the new touch screen operating system makes the pianos very easy to use, it does however present a problem for those with visual impairments. This is why Yamaha have announced a new free software upgrade that introduces a "voice guide" feature specifically designed to make the CVP pianos access... Read more.
Award winning American theatre organist Jelani Eddington, will be appearing Sunday 2nd June 2013, in concert at the newly refurbished East Sussex National Wurlitzer
The instrument is in sparkling form and with this theatre organ superstar playing, it promises to be a concert not to be missed. Tickets are available from ESN on 01825 880088 (Please press option 1 and select reception) and are priced at just £8.50.
By the way if you haven't been to the ESN before treat yourself to a cream... Read more.
Just added to our articles page the next issue of the Trocadero Wurlitzer News letter.
Good progress is being made with work to wire-up the Main organ chambers. In the Lower Main chamber electronic relay boards are now installed and all the windchest wiring complete. Next the windchests must be connected to the relays. Read about whats planned next and how you can contribute to the cause.
Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.