We just love a good Come and Sing, and look to hold at least one each session.
Details of our April 2020 come and sing are noted below and if you would like to register on line please use the online form below. Your details will be securely transferred to our secretary, Anne Maguire, and she will be in touch to confirm.
Rehearsal is at 12noon.
There will be ample opportunity to have breaks and you are encouraged to bring along a light snack. Tea/Coffee and Juice will be available.
Invite your friends along for the 4pm performance!
For those of you who are considering coming to Calderbank on Saturday: The heating is booked and the urn will be on for teas and coffees! Calderbank Church is on the main street immediately opposite the Primary School. There is sufficient parking if you turn in the church gate to the wee car park and access to the building will be via the hall door up the ramp from the car park. Looking forward to seeing those who are able to come. Brigid
The Borders Guild of Organists host this much sought after event on 22nd February in the splendid surroundings of The Old Parish Church of Peebles. We would urge to to book to be part of this wonderful event, and even think about your children, grand-children, nieces and nephews!
This January the Lanarkshire Society of Organists are hosting a service at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Bellshill Central Parish Church.
The Evening will feature lots of Songs of Praise, led by the mighty Hilsdon Organ of Bellshill Central Church, with it’s organist Alan Mathew as Director of Music.
On Friday’s 17th and 24th January at 7.15pm there will be choir practices for those wishing to be part of an Ecumenical Choir to help lead our praise. If you are interested in this please contact Alan via the form below.
Fugues on BACH (2 & 3) Robert
Concert pour orgue, Op. 56, No. 2 Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946)
Jordan was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in 1957. He studied at the
University of Cape Town from 1976 to 1979
and again from 1985 – 1986, then in Vienna and in Lübeck, where he
completed his Konzertexamen in
the class of Prof. Martin Haselböck at the beginning of 1988, followed
by the “B” and “A” church music diplomas in 1992 and 1994.
immediately thereafter he was appointed as Organist and choral director of
Magdeburg Cathedral, and took up his post there in August 1994. He has a busy
schedule as recitalist in Germany and abroad, and is also active as a composer.
From 2003 until 2006 he was also lecturer in organ at the Hochschule für Musik
und Theater in Leipzig. In November 2004 he received the honorary title of Kirchenmusikdirektor.
1 organ concerts
celebrity concert with Thomas Trotter on
November 8 at 6pm
Friday, November 8, 6pm, Celebrity Recital
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 J S Bach
Prélude et fugue sur le nom d’Alain Maurice
Walking Song Kevin Volans
Sonata in G major Edward
November 13 Kevin Bowyer
Festival of North American Organ Music, 2
Introduction, Adagio and Fugue (2009) Ralph
Peace, Be Still (2011) Paul
Lombardi (b. 1973)
November 20 William Hutcheson (Glasgow)
Grand Chorus in March Form Alexandre
Fantasia in G major, BWV 572 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Rondo in G Andre
Kneval (b. 1950)
Pastorale (Psalm 23:1) Percy W. Whitlock (1903-1946)
In Party Mood Jack
Postlude alla Marcia Ernest Halsey (1876-1939)
November 27 Samuel Prouse (Glasgow)
Overture to St Paul Mendelssohn
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 J S Bach
Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 J S Bach
Les Enfants de Dieu ‘La Nativité du Seigneur’ Olivier Messiaen
Choral 3 in A minor Cesar
Glasgow University Memorial Chapel
Celebrity Organ Recital
Music by J S Bach, Maurice Duruflé, Kevin Volans and
Sir Edward Elgar
“Thomas Trotter is rightly regarded as one of the
most brilliant concert organists currently on the world stage. …. A
virtuoso’s virtuoso, he harnesses his immaculate technique and musicianship to
serve every aspect of the music.”
The American Organist
Friday November 8th at 6pm Admission Free
Funding by the Ferguson Bequest.
Professor Thomas Ferguson (1900-1977), Henry Mechan Chair of Public
(1944-64), bequeathed his estate to the University, with the
instruction that the money should be used to foster the social side of
For future concerts, see organrecitals.com
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