New session starts in Summerlee

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Organ recital at St Mary’s SEC Hamilton

ORGAN RECITAL ON MONDAY 19th AUGUST 2019 AT 6.00pm

On Monday 19th August we are hosting a 45 minute organ recital by Shrewsbury Abbey organist Nigel Pursey.  This is one of a series of recitals he is playing during his End2End Cycling and Organ Playing challenge, cycling the 990 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats with recitals at four stage end points.  This challenge is to raise funds for the Shrewsbury Abbey Organ Appeal  –  the Abbey’s fine 1911 Hill organ needs restoring and completing and money has still to be raised fully to fund the work.  Entry is free but there will be a retiring collection.

Auchingramont Road,
Hamilton. ML3 6JT

Cinema Organ concert

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life is pleased to host Richard Hills on Thursday 8 August 2019 from 7pm. Richard will be playing the recently restored Compton Cinema Organ. Concert is free but must be booked due to limited spaces by calling ‪01236 638467‬ or emailing mcnairl@culturenl.co.uk stating number of seats.

Paisley Abbey Organ Concert Series

 

A series of organ concerts featuring four of Scotland’s best known soloists, gets underway in Paisley Abbey on Wednesday 8 May with George McPhee and Robert Wallace on pipes giving a varied programme that will appeal to all tastes.

 

Each concert starts at 7.30pm and the full programme of the first concert is attached above

 

The list of concerts is….

 

Wednesday 8 May, George McPhee and Robert Wallace (pipes)

 

Wednesday 15 May, Roger Williams (St. Machar’s Cathedral, Aberdeen)

 

Wednesday 22 May, Michael Harris (St. Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh)

 

Wednesday 29 May, John Turner (formerly Glasgow Cathedral)

 

 

Tickets for each concert cost £10 and can be purchased at the door.

Thank you…..

The committee and members of the Lanarkshire Society of Organists would like to express our sincere thanks to all who contributed and attended our recent cone and Sing at Cadzow Church.

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Particular thanks must go to

  • John Pitcathley
  • Des McLean
  • Our soloists Gordon and Seumas
  • Scott Kyle from the Cadzow Music Centre
  • Rev John Carswell and the Kirk Session at Cadzow

Come and Sing – Stainer’s Crucifixion

WHEN: Saturday 13th April 2019
WHERE: Cadzow Parish Church, Hamilton
HOW DO I TAKE PART: read on!

Motherwell Diocesan Organist John Pitcathley leads us through Stainer’s Crucifixion story in our 2019 Come and Sing Event.

http://www.lanarkshireorganists.co.uk http://www.cadzowchurch.org.uk/cmac/

Please register your interest by completing the online form below with the details we need. We’ll be in touch! And we look forward to singing with you.

Cadzow Parish Church, Hamilton, is home to the Cadzow Music Arts Centre (CMAC). Striving to be a centre of exellence locally and promoting various types of Arts projects. We are delighted to be organising this in partnership with CMAC and look forward to may more events in the future.

Paisley Abbey recital

Saturday 16th February at 12.30pm.

The recital on Saturday sees the welcome return to the Abbey of Peter Wilson (tenor).

Accompanied by George McPhee on piano, the programme is called ‘On Wings of Song’.

On Wings of Song

On Wings of Song

If it’s ever Spring again Christopher le Fleming

The Ash Grove arr. Quilter

The Cloths of Heaven Dunhill

Oft in the stilly night

The gentle Maiden arr GMcP

Willie’s gane tae Melville Castle arr. GMcP

Scots wha hae arr GMcP

Loch Lomond arr GMcP

I’ll walk beside you

The end of a perfect day

The next recital will be on March 9th, with a programme by Gordon and Cheryl Cree.