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Bournemouth Summer Sizzler!Bournemouth Summer Sizzler!

Tuesday 2nd July

Fancy a last minute break to Bournemouth?  Look no further... 19th to 22nd July will see Chris Powell & Brett Wales co hosting one of their superb events alongside Dirkjan Ranzijn and special guest Tony Stace!  At the 3* Queens Hotel on East Cliff, this event is set to be a real treat.  Although nearly sold out a couple of rooms have become available for those who may wish to make a late booking.  Equally, if you live in the area you may wish to join them as a day visitor?

For details on either staying as a resident or joining them as a day visitor, please em... Read more.

Anniversary at the Odeon!

Tuesday 2nd July

A special concert is being held to mark the Odeon Leicester Square's 75th Anniversary and the 21st for Donald Mackenzie as the Resident Organist.

Taking place on August 3rd @ 10.30am, it will feature a restored silent comedy film starring Harrold lloyd in 'Safety Last' accompanied by Donald on the resident Compton organ.  Also to be featured is live music from jazz band The Hendo Washboard Kings.

Admission available at the door, tickets £10.00, under 16's free of charge.

Korg launch the PA900Korg launch the PA900

Saturday 29th June

Korg have slowly been growing their presence in the arranger keyboard market, from the acclaimed MicroArranger through to the top of the range PA3x Pro. 

Now Korg debuts the newest high-performance Arranger in the acclaimed PA-Series; the Pa900. Featuring Defined Nuance Control technology for extra realism, Pa900 offers users a new palate of sounds to impress any audience, as well as an enormous range of styles covering music genres from around the world. Combine this with powerful functionality, an intuitive user interface and rich, powerful sound, and you have an Arranger for... Read more.

Rutland Club News

Monday 24th June

This in from Rutland

"In September 2003, supported by generous donations and encouragement, we put on a concert at the Market Overton Village Hall in Rutland, our artiste was Tony Stace. We chose a Sunday afternoon as we anticipated that most of our audience members would be of a mature age and may not wish to go out in the evening. Because two local clubs had already closed we were looking at possibly no longer than a six-months survival but, thanks to the support of our members and guests, we have been able to put on monthly top-class entertainment on Sunday afternoons ever since.... Read more.

A.O.E Summer BreakA.O.E Summer Break

Thursday 20th June

The Association of Organ Enthusiasts is holding its Summer Break, at the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel, Habberley Road, Kidderminster, in the heart of rural Worcestershire, commencing on Monday 1st July. The residential event, our twenty-second at this venue, which runs for five days, is primarily a get-together for members, but there is ample capacity for day visitors, members or non-members, at a cost of just £5 per day which includes all sessions.
Artistes featured are Michael Wooldridge, David Ingley, Matthew Bason, Chris Powell, Chris Stanbury, Kevin Morgan, Ian H... Read more.

New Yamaha Club ArticleNew Yamaha Club Article

Wednesday 12th June

The fith in a series of articles from The Yamaha Club magazine. Written by Tony Ross this series looks at Yamaha instruments and although first published in 2006 and aimed at Tyros1/2 and 1/2/3000 instruments they still hold a lot of interesting items that apply to the latest instruments. Read article

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