This years events…..
SATURDAY, 13th SEPT, 2014 @ 2.30pm
ORGAN VISIT to Calder Church, COATBRIDGE
The organist, Jack Donald, will give a short recital after which
organists will be welcome to play the instrument. Please bring your music and organ shoes.
SATURDAY, 4th OCT, 2014 @ 2.30pm
“Improve Your Game! -Better Hymn Accompaniment”
given by John Kitchen
This is a Joint Meeting with Glasgow Organists’ Society
Renfield St Stephen’s, Bath St, Glasgow
SATURDAY, 18th 0CT, 2014 @ 3.00pm
Uddingston Old Parish Church, UDDINGSTON
Dr. Peter Christie – organ
‘Visions of Heaven and Hell’
Dr Peter Christie has been a church organist since the age of 14 and has worked at various churches in Paisley and Glasgow, including the Coats Memorial and St James’ in Paisley and St Bride’s Episcopal in Glasgow. Most recently, he was Organist & Choirmaster at St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Haddington for 8 years prior to his return to Glasgow in 2012.
SATURDAY 29th NOV, 2014 @ 2.30pm
CLARSACH AND RECORDER RECITAL
Gargunnock Parish Church
This is the Annual Joint Meeting of the Lanarkshire and the Stirling and District Societies of Organists and this year it is to be hosted by the Stirling and District Society.
SATURDAY 17th JAN, 2015 @ 2:30pm
MEMBERS’ CD GET-TOGETHER
Hamilton Old Parish Church
SATURDAY, 21st FEB, 2015 @ 2.30pm
PRESENTATION BY LORD GILL, Scotland’s senior judge, will give a talk based on his new book on recording church organs (i.e. recording historically)
New St Andrew’s
SATURDAY, 21ST MARCH, 2015 @ 2.00pm
COME AND SING: FAURE’S REQUIEM
Bothwell Parish Church
Choirs, organists and interested singers are invited to join in a ‘Come and Sing’ performance of Faure’s Requiem in the historic Bothwell Church. Bothwell’s organist and choir master, Philip Hotham, will conduct. There will be a rehearsal starting promptly at 2.00pm. Following a refreshment break, choir, soloists and organ, (organist John Pitcathley), will present, Faure’s Requiem at approx, 5.00pm. All are welcome.
SATURDAY, 25th APRIL, 2015 @ 2.30pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Hamilton Old Parish Church
Please do come along – the Council needs your support and suggestions.
OTHER DATES TO NOTE
SATURDAY, 15th/16th May 2015
SCOTTISH FEDERATION OF ORGANISTS’ CONFERENCE
The Stirling and District Society of Organists will present the 55th SFO Conference in Stenhouse and Carron Parish Church, Church Street, Stenhousemuir,FK5 4BU. The Stirling and District Society have organised a very entertaining and interesting event. Please give them your support by attending.
Visitors are always welcome at any of our meetings – if you are interested in the organ and its music, we would be very pleased to see you.