NEWBURY & DISTRICT ORGANISTS’ ASSOCIATION
From the Chairman
Thursday 30th March 2017
Dear all,Please see below for NDOA & BOA Events from 31st March to June 8th 2017.
Calling Young Lady Organists!
The 13th Jennifer Bate Organ Academy is for young women organists aged 13 – 21 at St Catherine’s School, Bramley (near Guildford) from Tuesday 18th - Saturday 22nd April 2017. Whatever your level or aims, JBOA will help you. Classes in Repertoire, Improvisation, Ensemble Performance, Service Accompaniment & Choral Direction. Tutors include: Jennifer Bate, Stephen Farr & Katherine Dienes Williams. Means-tested bursaries are available.
Friday 31 March 7pm St. Matthew, Midgham, Reading. Organ recital by NDOA member Gillian Blythman (Thatcham) in aid of the organ restoration fund. Refreshments from 6.15pm.
Tuesday 4 April 8pm. St Lawrence Church, Church Street, Alton, Hampshire. Organ recital by Peter Wright. Admission £10. For more information and to book tickets contact Tony Willman or visit www.altonorgansociety.co.uk
Thursday 13 April 1.10pm. St Nicolas, Newbury. Organ recital by NDOA member John Mountford (Bradfield College). Admission free. Retiring Collection.
Friday 21 April 12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Jonathan Holl. Admission free. Retiring collection.
Tuesday 2 May 8pm. St Lawrence Church, Church Street, Alton, Hampshire. Organ recital by Thomas Trotter. Programme includes world premiere of a work by Ad Wammes. Admission £10. For more information and to book tickets contact Tony Willman or visit www.altonorgansociety.co.uk
Sunday 7 May 3pm. Farnborough Abbey. Organ Concert by Neil Wright (Farnborough Abbey). Admission free. Retiring collection. For more information, visit www.cavaille-coll.co.uk or www.farnboroughabbey.org
Thursday 11 May 7.30pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Celebrity organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by Simon Johnson (St Paul's Cathedral). Programme includes music by Mendelssohn, Cocker, Brewer, Whitlock, Thalben-Ball, Stanford, Bonnet and Widor. £10 including booking fee. Free pre-concert talk at 6.15pm. Reading Arts 0118 960 6060.
Thursday 8 June 1.10pm. St Nicolas, Newbury. Organ recital by NDOA member Alistair Davis (St. John’s, Stockcross). Admission free. Retiring Collection.