Hull and East Riding Organ Group
  affiliated to the Incorporated Association of Organists




 

Programme of Events 2017 - 18

Friday September 8th/Saturday September 9th  2017

OrganFest at Hull City Hall

www.organfest.org.uk

 

Saturday October 7th

“Many stops along the way: memoires of a failed organist.”

Graham Saunders, formerly lecturer in music,University of Hull

Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

 

Saturday November 11th

Visit to St. Giles, Lincoln at 2.30pm

Lincoln Cathedral 6.30pm Evensong 5.30pm

 

December  2017 - No Meeting


Saturday January 20th 2018

“Percy Whitlock, his life and music”  Ian Beilby

Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm



Saturday February 24th  

The RCO in the 21st Century”  Philip Meadon

Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

 

Saturday March 17th

Visit to Doncaster Parish Church 2—4pm

 to see the Schulze Organ.

 

Saturday April 21st

Yorkshire Organ Day in York

 

Friday April 27th Annual Dinner

Speaker: Prof. David Saint, Birmingham Conservatoire

Wolds Village Restaurant, Bainton at 6.30 for 7 pm

 

Saturday May 19th  

Annual General Meeting preceded by a half hour

Organ Recital by Julian Savory

Parish Church of St. Mary, Cottingham at 3 pm

 

Saturday June 9th  

Visits to Organs in Preston and Paull

 

July 2018

President’s Organ Event.

Details to be announced

 

Members free - Non-members will be most welcome with an entrance fee of £3 for each event

Further details about each event will be sent to members in the newsletter nearer the time.

 

Following the meetings at Tower Hill Church, the organ will be available to be played.

  Past Events

Monday September 12th 2016                                                                                                                                               Visit to Willis and Sons Organ Works and St.George’s Hall, Liverpool.
Jointly with York and District and Leeds Organists’ Associations

Saturday October 15th  2016
“Thomas Tertius Noble and his Organ Music”
John Scott Whiteley
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

Saturday November 19th 2016
“Life as a Cathedral Organist”
Robert Sharpe, Director of Music, York Minster
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

December  2016 - No Meeting

Saturday January 21st 2017
Visit to York Minster at 6.15pm
Evensong 5.15pm

Saturday February 25th 2017
“Schulze and his influence on 19th Century British Organ Building”.                                                                                             John Pemberton
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

Saturday March 25th  2017
Visit to St Bartholemew’s, Armley  to see the Schulze Organ. 2—4pm

Friday April 28th 2017
Annual Dinner
Speaker: Geoffrey Coffin, Principal Pipe Organs.
Wolds Village Restaurant, Bainton at 6.30 for 7 pm

Saturday May 20th  2017 
Annual General Meeting preceded by a half hour
Organ Recital by Julian Savory
Parish Church of St. Mary, Cottingham at 3 pm

Saturday June 24th  2017
President’s Organ Event.

Saturday July  8th 2017

Visits to Organs in Hornsea and Skirlaugh


2015 - 16

Saturday September 19th   2015
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
Organ Quiz devised by Ian Beilby

Saturday October 24th  2015
Beverley Minster at 3pm
“Recent work on the Minster Organ” Robert Poyser, Director of Music

Saturday November 21st 2015
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
“Harmonising Organists and Clergy” Paul Ferguson, Bishop of Whitby

December  2015 - No Meeting

Saturday January 23rd 2016
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
“Desert Island Discs” Philip Moore is interviewed by John Pemberton

Saturday February 20th   2016
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
“Ear, ear; is that aural (I hear)?” Colin Wright

Saturday March  2016

Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
Temperamental tuning.

Friday April 22nd 2016
Wolds Village Restaurant, Bainton at 6.30 for 7 pm
Annual Dinner  Speaker: Philip Moore Organist Emeritus York Minster

Saturday May 21st   2016 
Parish Church of St. Mary, Cottingham at 3 pm
Annual General Meeting preceded by a half hour Organ Recital by Julian Savory

Saturday June 18th 2016
St. Mary's Church, Barton on Humber at 7pm concert with Organ and Cornet

Simon Lindley - Organ. Philip McCann - Cornet

Friday July 15th 2016
Visits to organs in Trinity House and Holderness Road, Hull
and Hedon.

 


 







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