A new virtual “at home” recital from Derek Burns

A message from the Maestro himself “After a 2-year hiatus I’ve decided to resurrect my little YouTube channel; the aim really is to encourage myself to learn some new as well as challenging repertoire, therefore, I plan to upload on a more frequent basis going forward as I know there are a few people (95)Continue reading “A new virtual “at home” recital from Derek Burns”

LSO Conference 13th & 14th May 2022

This video contains highlights of performances from Scottish Federation of Organists Annual Conference, organised by the Lanarkshire Society of Organists. The conference took place on the 13th and 14th May 2022 and the venue was St Mary’s Episcopal Church at 4 Auchingramont Road, Hamilton. The performers are John Kitchen, Maureen Todd and David Hamilton.

Easter Virtual Choirs – from Giffnock and Bellshill

David Fisher, our secretary, is organist of Orchardhill Church in Giffnock. During the many lockdowns of COVID 19, he was able to undertake an isolation recording with his Church choir for last Easter (2021). They are now able to sing the full cantata on Palm Sunday 2022! Isnt it just wonderful to be back singingContinue reading “Easter Virtual Choirs – from Giffnock and Bellshill”

A Christmas Organ Recital

Hello members and friends of the Lanarkshire Society of Organists First of all we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Our friends at the Coventry & Warwickshire Organists’ Assoc hosted a virtual composite recital. They have shared their recital with us to enjoy since we too can’t meet in person.Continue reading “A Christmas Organ Recital”

Members online activities

Hi folks We hope that you are all keeping safe and well during this time We thought it’d be nice to share some of the activities three of our members have been doing during lockdown and the continuing restrictions us Organists find ourselves in. Alan, our treasurer, has been entertaining the folks connected with BellshillContinue reading “Members online activities”

A message from the SFO.

A message received 18/03/2020 from the SFO. This morning the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church instructed that all services should be cancelled with immediate effect. Early today the Church of Scotland cancelled this year’s General Assembly and in the afternoon the Church of Scotland instructed all congregations that services are to beContinue reading “A message from the SFO.”

Important news – Come and Sing

❗IMPORTANT INFORMATION❗ This post will not come as much of a surprise.After discussion with our Church hosts and with the Lanarkshire Organists committee surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic we have taken the decision to cancel the Come and Sing scheduled for Saturday 4th April, at Bellshill Central Parish Church of Scotland. For Facebook and Twitter users;WeContinue reading “Important news – Come and Sing”

The organist entertains…

“The Organist Entertains” …..EK Old Parish has recently installed a new Allan organ and Allan Hawthorne, a renowned young organist, will give an evening performance on Friday 1 May to entertain and to demonstrate the capabilities of this wonderful instrument. Aaron has promised that “you’ll hear things you’ve probably never heard on a church organ!”Continue reading “The organist entertains…”