2016 Lanarkshire Organists Syllabus
Changes are highlighted in red
Saturday 10 September 2016 from 10am ORGAN CRAWL to WEST LOTHIAN
Linlithgow St. Michael’s 10am to 12noon. Kirkliston Parish Church 12.30pm to 13.15pm with lunch included. Winchburgh from 1530. An opportunity is given to listen and to play so please bring your music and organ shoes. Members willing to participate in a Celebration recital at 4pm (for an hour) please let Alan know.
Saturday 15 October 2016 at 12.30pm ORGAN RECITAL at New St Andrew’s Church, COATBRIDGE (PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER TIME)
Recital given by ANDREW FORBES, Director of Music at Glasgow Cathedral (St Mungo’s/The High Kirk). Followed by a meal at Guidi’s Italian Restaurant, Coatdyke, Coatbridge.
Saturday 26 November 2016 at 2:00pm PRESIDENT’S DAY AT CATHCART OLD, 119 Carmunnock Rd, Glasgow, G44 5UW (Please note earlier time)
An excellent opportunity to see, hear and play the Miller two-manual and pedal, 20 stop organ, in an informal organ and hymn recital afternoon. Tom, our President is Organist here.
Saturday 17 December 2016 at 2.30pm, ARCHIVE AFTERNOON & OPEN CONSOLE, Cambusnethan North Parish Church, WISHAW
A relaxing afternoon to investigate a box of archive material from organ builder Wilfred Southward who worked for Hilsdon (Glasgow) entrusted to the LSO, and open console and chance to play the Walker organ. Tea, Coffee and Christmas cakes throughout. An opportunity is given to listen and to play so please bring your music and organ shoes.
Saturday 28 January 2017 from 11.15am, ORGAN CRAWL to LANARK
Visiting Lanark & the fine pipe organs of St Mary’s RC Church (11.15am), Christ Church Episcopal Church (1.15pm) & St Nicholas Church (time TBA). An opportunity is given to listen and to play so please bring your music and organ shoes.
Saturday 18 February 2017at 2:00pm (rehearsal) & 3:30pm (Evensong), COME & SING CHORAL EVENSONG at St Paul & St John’s Church, Springwells Avenue, AIRDRIE
You are invited to prepare for, and then to sing an uplifting Choral Evensong. Rehearsal at 2pm. Choral Evensong begins at 3:30pm. Guests, supporters and non-singers are warmly invited to attend. The Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway, Gregor Duncan, presides.
Saturday 25 March 2017 at 3pm, Callander Brass, in Callander Kirk, South Church Street, CALLANDER (please note change of date and time)
The Annual Joint Meeting of the LSO and the Stirling and District Societies of Organists. The local Callander Brass will entertain. We look forward to meeting friends old and new.
Saturday 22 April 2017 at 2.30pm, ORGAN RECITAL AND AGM at Bellshill Central Parish Church, 346 Main St, BELLSHILL
Three LSO members play in a composite recital. Our members are invited to attend the AGM which will follow the recital. Please do come along – the Council needs your support and suggestions.
SATURDAY 3RD JUNE 2017
Summer outing to KILMUN St Munn’s Church
Visiting the famous water organ which was restored in 2006.
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