The North Hampshire Organists' Association have been in touch and requested to be added to OrganFax.
We thought the following information might be of interest to our readers. They were founded in 1966. The objects of the Association are to advance the education, appreciation and understanding by the public of the study of the art of music with special reference to the organ. You do not have to be an organist or choir director to belong to the NHOA and enjoy the benefits of membership. Anyone who loves the organ and its m... Read more.
Last Thursday (November 22nd), North Staffs Organ & Keyboard Club staged a charity concert in the aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance and raised a fabulous £1,100 for this very worthwhile charity. The organist was a 'new boy to the block', John Cooper who provided his services completely free of charge in a bid to try out his brand new concert program. John has been off the circuit for 18 years, concentratin... Read more.
We are very pleased welcome yet another club to our directories as a full member of OrganFax; Nene Valley Organ Club is the latest club to have taken a full listing with us. Whilst information is still being added to their page, please feel free to stop by and have a look.
Those nice people at Korg have been in touch to let us know that PA3X owners can benefit from new software just released.
Korg Soundware and has been created with the UK customer in mind. Soundware consists of new Performances (registrations), Sounds, Songbook titles (with 4 STS per entry), drum kits and currently a new Etheral style. Soundware now also includes a set of data for the coming festive season.
Penny Weedon has had a new music book published. It's entitled GRADE FUN, a pun on the fact that she originally composed all the pieces for London College of Music grade exams in keyboard and organ. As they proved fun and very popular with the candidates she has now had them as a book for everyone to enjoy, whether they're taking an exam or just playing for fun. The book contains 17 pieces, carefully graded to give a gentle progress curve.
Good news from Scotland. For the first time in 40 years, there is a Keyboard and Organ Club in Edinburgh.
The Edinburgh Keyboard & Electronic Organ Society has been formed by Kerr McIntosh, proprietor of the KeyPlayer Yamaha Homeworld store in the city. KeyPlayer was formerly known as Edinburgh Organ Studios, and was run by Kerr’s father Bill, for over 40 years. Bill sadly left us in February this year, but it was always his dream to re-establish an organ club in Edinburgh. Now that dream has become reality.
Kerr says "We will be putting on regular concerts, bringi... Read more.