The guest writer for April is Rosemary Field. Rosemary trained at the Royal College of Music, has worked as a diocesan adviser and more recently with the RSCM. In this article tells us how important it is to listen, listen and listen some more.
A review of organ news from March 2021 along with an exciting announcement of plans for The Organ Manual!
The Royal College of Organists (RCO) is a unique institution. Why is that? It is the only College which was established to promote the interests of performers of just one instrument. And what an instrument? In fact, in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s words, “The King of Instruments”.
February 2021 – a brief review of some of the organ highlights from the month.
The guest blog this month is written by Patti Whaley, who created OrganTricks.net where ideas are shared on making impossible pieces more possible. In the article Patti tells us more about the site, why it was created and shares a few ideas.
A short review of January 2021 and some of the organ highlights that have caught my eye!
The guest blog this month is written by Mario Peutherer who took her ARCO recently. Here she tells us about returning to the organ bench and preparing for exams. It’s a wonderfully helpful piece for exam candidates of all ages!
December 2020 Review – A look at some of the pages available on The Organ Manual offering links to schemes, scholarships, teachers, courses and more, many of which were highlighted on @theorganmanual social media during Advent.
Kenneth Spencer has written our December guest blog.
Kenneth has been a keen amateur musician since aged twelve, playing mainly guitar, piano, organ and keyboards. He has combined his other hobby of electronics & computing to produce radios, an oscilloscope, amplifiers, a synthesiser, and several electronic organs as well as his Hauptwerk instruments.
A brief review of November 2020, organ projects, courses and more!