Syllabus For 2015-16

SATURDAY, 19th SEPTEMBER, 2015 from 10.00am

ORGAN CRAWL

Barrhead Bourock Parish Church, (10am), Neilston Parish Church (11.30am) with tea/coffee and soup, and Paisley Saint James Church of Scotland, Underwood Road (2.30pm).

An opportunity is given to listen and to play so please bring your music and organ shoes.

SATURDAY, 10th OCT, 2015 at 2.30pm

ORGAN RECITAL

New Monkland Parish Church, GLENMAVIS

Recital given by MATT EDWARDS, Director of Music at Thomas Coats Memorial Church, Paisley. Followed by a meal at the Tudor Hotel, AIRDRIE.

SATURDAY 7th NOV, 2015 at 2.30pm

CELLO RECITAL

Hamilton Old Parish Church of Scotland

FEARGUS EGAN with Helen Simpson

This is the Annual Joint Meeting of the Lanarkshire and the Stirling and District Societies of Organists. We extend a warm welcome to members of both societies.

SUNDAY 24th JAN, 2016 at 6.30pm

SONGS OF PRAISE

NewWellwynd Parish Church, AIRDRIE

Resident Organist DAVID STEWART

Our “almost” Annual Songs of Praise in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Please do come along for a good old sing with some great organ accompaniment. Refreshments available in the Church Hall afterwards.

SATURDAY, 20TH FEB, 2016 AT 1.30pm

IMPROVISATION MASTERCLASS AND ORGAN RECITAL

Bellshill Central Parish Church, 346 Main St, BELLSHILL

JOHN RILEY will present a Masterclass from 1:30pm – 3.15pm, then at 3:30pm give a short recital which is open to the Public. The masterclass will allow for demonstration and practical playing, so come along and don’t be shy. This is an opportunity to hear the recently refurbished Hilsdon two-manual organ.

SATURDAY, 12th MARCH, 2016 AT 12.30pm AND 3.30pm

COME AND SING STAINER’S CRUCIFIXION

Motherwell Cathedral, 31 Coursington Rd, MOTHERWELL

Choirs, organists and interested singers are invited to join in a ‘Come and Sing’ performance of Stainer’s Crucifixion in Motherwell Cathedral. The afternoon rehearsal will start promptly at 12.30pm. Following a refreshment break, choir, soloists and organist will present Stainer’s Crucifixion at 3.30pm. All are welcome.

SATURDAY, 23rd APRIL, 2016 AT 2.30pm

ORGAN RECITAL AND AGM

Lesmahagow Old Parish Church, LESMAHAGOW

Hear the recently refurbished Brindley and Foster three-manual organ played by members of our own society. Members of our society are invited to attend the AGM which will follow the recital. Please do come along – the Council needs your support and suggestions.

OTHER DATES TO NOTE

SATURDAY, 6th AND 7th May 2016

SCOTTISH FEDERATION OF ORGANISTS’ CONFERENCE

The Aberdeenshire Society of Organists will present the 56th SFO Conference. More information to follow

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