Mendelssohn’s 210th anniversary of his birth is February 3, 2019

Sunday, February 3, 2019 marks the 210th anniversary of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn. Here’s a list of known Mendelssohn organ works to consider for your February service playing and recitals. Opus 37 and 65 are available for free download from IMSLP. https://imslp.org/wiki/Organ_Works_(Mendelssohn%2C_Felix) Novello publishes the complete organ works. The six little pieces are in […]
Workshop using 3 organs in one space to demonstrate organ registration

Simon Walker, recognized GTA organist and recitalist, will present a practical approach to organ registration utilizing the three varied organs in the parish of St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 41 Byron Street, Niagara-On-The-Lake on Wednesday, February 13th beginning at 7:30 PM.   The 90-minute interactive session will focus on: -Fundamentals of organ registration -How to approach […]
Contrabombarde celebrates 10 years

Contrebombarde Concert Hall was a site initially created by Rob Stefanussen in 2008. If you don’t know Rob you should check out his YouTube page for some very creative arrangements of music plus performance of standard repertoire. Concert Hall is built to serve as an online space for Hauptwerk organists and enthusiasts to share and listen […]
The Musician’s Soul

It’s been nearly twenty years since Dr. James Jordan sat down and reflected on his own musical journey. In 1999 he took pen in hand to write The Musician’s Soul. In it he shares the vulnerability  of his personal music making and spiritual core to tap into a far deeper and inspired way of making […]
Pipedreams at 35

Pipedreams, a weekly radio program celebrating the organ and its music and broadcast across more than 120 stations throughout the United States and available on internet streaming radio, celebrates its 35th anniversary in October, 2018. Michael Barone serves as the host and senior executive producer of Pipedreams. Barone’s program inspires organists to learn about new […]