Organ recital in Airdrie 22 May 2013

 The programme for the organ recital in Flowerhill Parish Church is now available. The recital takes place on Wednesday 22 May 2013 at 7:30pm.  Tickets are available to purchase on the night at the door and includes refreshments. Everyone is welcome to the recital which will feature a selection of popular music that will suitContinue reading “Organ recital in Airdrie 22 May 2013”

St Mary’s Hamilton – Organ Restoration Festival

St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Hamilton Festival to mark the restoration of the Forster & Andrews organ (1889) 3rd to 10th February, 2013  Sunday 3 February at 12 noon Congregational lunch and presentation to James MacKenzie (organ builder) Followed by illustrated talk and Questions and Answers with the organ builders  Wednesday 6 February at 7.30pm Open evening withContinue reading “St Mary’s Hamilton – Organ Restoration Festival”

Dalziel St. Andrew’s Church, Motherwell

The historic organ of Dalziel St. Andrew’s (DSA) Parish Church has been lying silent for some time. Due to age and wear and tear the organ had become unreliable and unplayable.  However, thanks to grants and funding the organ has a bright future and restoration begins in August 2011. Please read details from the DSAContinue reading “Dalziel St. Andrew’s Church, Motherwell”

Cadzow Parish Church, Hamilton

The Organ of Cadzow Parish Church 2-manual and pedal by Forster and Andrew, 1892 Rebuilt by Hilsdon, 1927 Cleaned and overhauld by MacDonald, 1985 (with limited tonal changes) Rebuilt by John Lightbown & Sons in 2000; action electrified; addition of direct electric unit chest with reeds playable on Great at 8’ and 4’ pitch andContinue reading “Cadzow Parish Church, Hamilton”

New St. Andrew’s Coatbridge

New Saint Andrew’s Parish Church, Coatbridge 2 manual and pedal by Willis, 1870, originally tracker action Altered to tubular pneumatic circa 1930s, by Andrew Watt of Glasgow (stops added by Watt are marked with an asterisk) Pedal Key action TP Stop action TP Compass-low C Compass-high f1 Keys 30 1 Open Diapason 16 2 SubContinue reading “New St. Andrew’s Coatbridge”