Mick Perrier, Director of Music at St Mary’s Church, Moseley writes this months ‘experience’ blog for The Organ Manual. He tells us about the RSCM Conference held in March, possibly one of the last ‘normal’ event to happen for many who attended prior to Covid-19 lockdown.
Inspiring the Next Generation
In this months guest blog Stephen Mansfield tells us how he became interested in the organ and how he now inspires the next generation of young organists.
April 2020 Review
It has been a very strange month hasn’t it? Easter celebrations were certainly not what organists are used to. I am sure there were many a new celebratory voluntary prepared for Easter […]
Pipe Up Organ Day
Sam (12) and Katie (10) are organ enthusiasts. Their Mum has promised they can learn the organ when they reach grade 4 on the piano. Not far off this goal, they enjoyed a Pipe Up Organ Day Experience and tell us about it here.
An Organ Scholarship
The months guest feature is by Alex Trigg who currently studies at Tonbridge School and in September becomes Organ Scholar at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Alex writes about his experiences applying for such a coveted position.
March 2020 Review
It’s been a very funny kind of month and as such I have had little time to dedicate to The Organ Manual. I’m afraid, like many I have been cramming work in […]
My First Organ Recital
The experience post this month is written by Toby Wright. Here he tells us about his first organ recital, how he prepared for it and what how it went. Toby is 16 […]
Being President of the RCO
Gerard Brooks is a name familiar to many an organist. In this months guest blog feature he writes about his time thus far as President of the RCO and what he’s gained from the experience and what we can gain from the RCO.
February 2020 Review
A review of organ related news, new roles, advertised roles, events and developments for The Organ Manual.
An Organ Tour!
Fifteen year old Edmund Smith writes about his Organ Tour last year and what he gained from it.