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1 Sat

OHTA SYDNEY ORGAN WEEKEND
30 September – 3 October

The NSW Directors of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia (OHTA) are in the process of arranging an “in person” mini-conference in Sydney over the long weekend in September-October this year. During the weekend OHTA plans to hear, see and play notable organs by Fincham, Forster & Andrews, Gray & Davison, Hill, Möller, Rendall and Walker. Few of these instruments have been visited by OHTA or the Organ Music Society of Sydney (OMSS) in recent years.

Participants are invited to attend the scheduled lunch-time recital at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Macquarie Street, Sydney, on Friday 30 September from 1.10pm, featuring Mark Quarmby. Following the recital (for which a note donation is customary), two other organs in the city will be visited.

On Saturday 1 October the conference bus will leave Central Station (at the western concourse upstairs near the bell tower) at 8:45 am and will return at around 5:15 pm, after visiting five organs in the south-eastern suburbs, including Maroubra, Randwick and Coogee.

On Sunday 2 October the bus will leave Central Station at 1:15pm, returning at 5.45pm, after visiting three organs in the inner suburbs. A recital in memory of Ray Holland, who was a director and honorary life member of OHTA, will be given by Kurt Ison at All Saints’ Anglican Church, Woollahra.

On Monday 3 October participants will have the opportunity to attend the Sydney Organ Competition with organs by organs by Letourneau, Holroyd & Edwards and Norman & Beard. OHTA is most grateful to the OMSS for welcoming conference participants to join this event at OMSS member rates. (Note: no bus has been organised for the day).

No meals or accommodation are included in the registration fee. It is recommended that participants from outside Sydney book their own accommodation in the area around Central Station, where there is a good range of hotels offering competitive online rates. Meal breaks will occur after visits to churches located close to cafes and restaurants. One afternoon tea will be included on the Saturday afternoon.

Full Registration is $120. (This fee includes use of the bus on Saturday and Sunday, attendance on those days and the Friday afternoon, as well as a conference booklet). The day rate for Friday afternoon is $20, Saturday $70 (including bus) and Sunday afternoon $50 (also including bus).

Registration is now open via “Try Booking”.  Click this link or copy it into your browser: trybooking.com/BZMEM  

Those seeking more information should contact Kelvin Hastie via email at conference@ohta.org.au

 


2 Sun

OHTA SYDNEY ORGAN WEEKEND
30 September – 3 October

The NSW Directors of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia (OHTA) are in the process of arranging an “in person” mini-conference in Sydney over the long weekend in September-October this year. During the weekend OHTA plans to hear, see and play notable organs by Fincham, Forster & Andrews, Gray & Davison, Hill, Möller, Rendall and Walker. Few of these instruments have been visited by OHTA or the Organ Music Society of Sydney (OMSS) in recent years.

Participants are invited to attend the scheduled lunch-time recital at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Macquarie Street, Sydney, on Friday 30 September from 1.10pm, featuring Mark Quarmby. Following the recital (for which a note donation is customary), two other organs in the city will be visited.

On Saturday 1 October the conference bus will leave Central Station (at the western concourse upstairs near the bell tower) at 8:45 am and will return at around 5:15 pm, after visiting five organs in the south-eastern suburbs, including Maroubra, Randwick and Coogee.

On Sunday 2 October the bus will leave Central Station at 1:15pm, returning at 5.45pm, after visiting three organs in the inner suburbs. A recital in memory of Ray Holland, who was a director and honorary life member of OHTA, will be given by Kurt Ison at All Saints’ Anglican Church, Woollahra.

On Monday 3 October participants will have the opportunity to attend the Sydney Organ Competition with organs by organs by Letourneau, Holroyd & Edwards and Norman & Beard. OHTA is most grateful to the OMSS for welcoming conference participants to join this event at OMSS member rates. (Note: no bus has been organised for the day).

No meals or accommodation are included in the registration fee. It is recommended that participants from outside Sydney book their own accommodation in the area around Central Station, where there is a good range of hotels offering competitive online rates. Meal breaks will occur after visits to churches located close to cafes and restaurants. One afternoon tea will be included on the Saturday afternoon.

Full Registration is $120. (This fee includes use of the bus on Saturday and Sunday, attendance on those days and the Friday afternoon, as well as a conference booklet). The day rate for Friday afternoon is $20, Saturday $70 (including bus) and Sunday afternoon $50 (also including bus).

Registration is now open via “Try Booking”.  Click this link or copy it into your browser: trybooking.com/BZMEM  

Those seeking more information should contact Kelvin Hastie via email at conference@ohta.org.au

 


3 Mon

SYDNEY ORGAN COMPETITION 2022

Sydney Organ Competition Website

See the details of the 2022 Sydney Organ Competition
by clicking the link above.

Preliminary/Junior: 10.30am, St Aloysius College Chapel 47 Upper Pitt Street, Milsons Point

Intermediate: 2.30pm, Shore Chapel Blue Street, North Sydney 

Audience Entry Fee (Teachers of competitors, students and children are free)

Preliminary/Junior Section Adults $10 Student/Child Free

Intermediate Section Adults $10 Student/Child Free 

Day Pass all sections including Open: $20

OHTA SYDNEY ORGAN WEEKEND
30 September – 3 October

The NSW Directors of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia (OHTA) are in the process of arranging an “in person” mini-conference in Sydney over the long weekend in September-October this year. During the weekend OHTA plans to hear, see and play notable organs by Fincham, Forster & Andrews, Gray & Davison, Hill, Möller, Rendall and Walker. Few of these instruments have been visited by OHTA or the Organ Music Society of Sydney (OMSS) in recent years.

Participants are invited to attend the scheduled lunch-time recital at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Macquarie Street, Sydney, on Friday 30 September from 1.10pm, featuring Mark Quarmby. Following the recital (for which a note donation is customary), two other organs in the city will be visited.

On Saturday 1 October the conference bus will leave Central Station (at the western concourse upstairs near the bell tower) at 8:45 am and will return at around 5:15 pm, after visiting five organs in the south-eastern suburbs, including Maroubra, Randwick and Coogee.

On Sunday 2 October the bus will leave Central Station at 1:15pm, returning at 5.45pm, after visiting three organs in the inner suburbs. A recital in memory of Ray Holland, who was a director and honorary life member of OHTA, will be given by Kurt Ison at All Saints’ Anglican Church, Woollahra.

On Monday 3 October participants will have the opportunity to attend the Sydney Organ Competition with organs by organs by Letourneau, Holroyd & Edwards and Norman & Beard. OHTA is most grateful to the OMSS for welcoming conference participants to join this event at OMSS member rates. (Note: no bus has been organised for the day).

No meals or accommodation are included in the registration fee. It is recommended that participants from outside Sydney book their own accommodation in the area around Central Station, where there is a good range of hotels offering competitive online rates. Meal breaks will occur after visits to churches located close to cafes and restaurants. One afternoon tea will be included on the Saturday afternoon.

Full Registration is $120. (This fee includes use of the bus on Saturday and Sunday, attendance on those days and the Friday afternoon, as well as a conference booklet). The day rate for Friday afternoon is $20, Saturday $70 (including bus) and Sunday afternoon $50 (also including bus).

Registration is now open via “Try Booking”.  Click this link or copy it into your browser: trybooking.com/BZMEM  

Those seeking more information should contact Kelvin Hastie via email at conference@ohta.org.au

 


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5.00pm - 6.00pm FM 102.5 Fine Music Organ Music Society Radio Program 102.5MHz Program details


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5.30pm  Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney

Organ Recital Series on 3rd Sundays followed by Choral Evensong at 6.30pm

Stacey Yang (Sydney)

Admission is by note donation at the door.


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7.00pm - St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, College Street

Simon Nieminski - a concert for Vaughan Williams' 150th anniversary

Donation


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1.10pm St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney.

Callum Close  (organ)

Program details


Admission is by note donation at the door.

Enquiries: 0413 226 803 (or email Mark Quarmby)


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