AGM of LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS
2.30pm – 4.30pm
October 27, 2018
St John’s Church of Scotland, 14 Duke Street, Hamilton, ML3 7DT
All members of the Lanarkshire Society are urged to attend this meeting on Saturday 27th October. Minutes and agenda have already been circulated. If you need a copy please contact Anne Maguire – email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01698 283805
To be able to participate please make sure your subs are received before the meeting begins. You can pay your subs direct to the bank account of the LSO or in person on Saturday.
A Soldier’s Requiem
The Choir of The Academy of Sacred Music
will be performing the world première of a new work,
A Soldier’s Requiem, by Julian Hodgson,
written for the centenary of The First World War.
The performance will be conducted by the Composer and will feature
a selection of other works which capture the horror, bravery, sacrifice
and sympathy inspired by The Great War amongst some of our
most celebrated poets and composers, including:
They are at rest (Elgar);
Funeral Ikos (Tavener);
Lead Kindly Light (Goodall);
The Road Not Taken (Thompson);
Songs of Farewell (Parry);
& pieces by Hodgson, Daley, Harris, Jenkins and Nardone.
Bothwell Parish Church
11th November 2018
(on the door)
Tel: 07377 121 891
David Hamilton one of the LSO members is doing the complete organ works of Franck on Wednesdays 17, 24 & 31 October at 7pm in St Aloysius Church, Glasgow.
Details are below on each link.
‘This special series of three organ recitals will see renowned musician David Hamilton perform the complete organ works of César Franck, performed on an instrument built in the style of Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, the great 19th-century French organ builder. These recitals are supported by Alliance Française de Glasgow.’
Looks an exciting and interesting series
Please do go along if you can.
Message from Jamie Mckenzie-Cherry
I’m looking for someone who can take over the organists position at Flemington Hallside Parish Church – Halfway, Cambuslang, from Sunday 1st July 2018. One service a week, 11am.
Perhaps a conservatoire student?
Contact me on: 07391531647. JLM.
John Kitchen, an honorary member of the LSO presents a recital in Wellington Church. All welcome.
Bothwell Parish Church recently appointed Mr Peter Shepherd to the post of Organist and Director of Music.
Peter is a young man with huge musical talent and ability.
A former scholar at Worcester Cathedral School and head chorister of the Cathedral Choir, Peter was Organ Scholar at Merton College, Oxford from 2013-16. During this time, he gave a number of radio broadcasts and CD releases. He graduated with Honours in Music from the University of Oxford in 2016.
Peter became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists at the early age of nineteen having, previously, been awarded the Associateship with prizes. He gained the Licenciateship from the Royal School of Music with Distinction in piano.
Since coming to Bothwell Church, Peter is keen to further develop the congregation’s strong musical tradition.
New singers to the church choir are welcome and are offered the rare opportunity to receive such expert tuition in choral singing.
In support of the newly created Society of friends of Bothwell Parish Church, Peter is giving his Inaugural Organ
Recital on Sunday, 22 April 2018 at 4.30pm. Tickets can be purchased from the church office (854903) £10 or at the church door.
(Further info – please see attached poster)
Our April event is a members recital at Hamilton West Parish Church on Saturday 21 April at 2.30pm. All are invited to this OPEN recital.
Hamilton West Church is located conveniently next to Hamilton West train station. There is ample parking in the car parks nearby.