Paste your Google Webmaster Tools verification code here
Print Page

E: enquiries@viscountorgans.net

T: 01869 247 333

Organist’s space: events, organ travels and player stories

Tag Archive: viscount organs

    Prize Winner Takes Delivery

    In 2016 we ran an extensive three month competition to introduce more people to the sound of digital church organs. We developed a Quiz that tested the players as to whether they could identify specific clips of music as a pipe organ or a digital organ. In July last year I had the happy job […]

    Read more

    Annual Conference 2017 – The Scottish Federation of Organists (SFO)

    This year’s SFO Annual Conference takes place in the stunning locations of Abbotsford and Melrose in the Scottish Borders. The Borders Guild of Organists are hosting the event and has prepared and exciting and varied programme on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th of May. On Friday there is a guided tour and walk around Abbotsford House, the […]

    Read more

    Organ Recital in Lyle Kirk Greenock Sunday 12th March at 3pm

    An Organ Recital given by David J.W. Murray, Director of Music at Oakshaw Trinity Church, Paisley will take place on Sunday 12 March 2017 at 3pm. David, as a resident Scot, is a well known organist, accompanist and teacher throughout the West of Scotland. He regularly performs at Kelvingrove Art Galleries. David’s programme will consist […]

    Read more

    Sheffield Hickleton Mission Partnership – The Centenary Project

    Early in January 2017 I received a request for help with a Sheffield based programme aimed at engaging with youngsters in the poorer areas of the City by way of establishing youth choirs. This initiative is being led by Chris Bishop, the Youth Ministry Co-ordinator and will be based in up to 4 churches in […]

    Read more

    A visit to explore the Wurlitzer Organ

    On Saturday January 7th the RCO in conjunction with the Organ Club, arranged for a full day visit to the Troxy Cinema in Commercial Road East London to explore the Wurlitzer Organ installed there in 2015. What a day out it proved to be! Unfortunately I did not get there until the lunch break so […]

    Read more

    Basilica san Frediano, Lucca

    Lucca is a Tuscan city that is a must on any visit to Italy. Close to Pisa it no doubt lives in the shadow of that far better know tourist Mecca. Lucca may not have a leaning tower but in my opinion it has a great deal more to offer the visitor looking to pass […]

    Read more

    Hymn of the Month 2017 | Behind the Scenes

    The 2017 series was recorded at the lovely medieval church of St Mary’s Chalgrove. I chose this church partly because it is close to our base in Bicester but also because it is of a fairly typical size of the parish church in which we install our organs and especially as it has some of […]

    Read more

    The Move to Vimeo

    In the last weeks before Christmas I have been listening to the previews of Hymn of the Month and the Regent Classic Tutorial videos. To speed up the process of review the files are sometimes ‘compressed’ by the various delivery systems in differing ways and I have been conscious for the first time of how […]

    Read more

    Emergency Church Organ Hire | St Marylebone Parish Church

      Early on the morning of Friday November 13th (in 2015) we received an e-mail (9.30am) from a church asking if they could hire an organ, as their magnificent Rieger organ blower had failed. By 10.30 that morning we had offered the church 2 options and we had an agreement to supply but without commitment to make […]

    Read more