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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Oct 2018 Tierce A remembrance of Peter Partridge and other news items of interest to our Centre.
RCCO Niagara Centre member Marjorie Slinn has been an outstanding musical force in the Niagara Region. She recently her announced plans to retire from Stamford United Church, Niagara Falls, ON. and was greeted with a service of celebration and gratitude this past Sunday. The congregation is now advertising for a capable replacement. Interested persons should […]
On September 30, 2018 organist Michal Szostak published an article explaining ways to categorize the largest organs in the world. The article provides some scholarly tid-bits on his logic behind categorizing the behemoths of our industry.One of his lists, which appears below, is drawn from the article first published on Vox Humana, the online digital […]
RCCO Niagara Centre member Lesley Kingham announces a series of music events open to the public beginning September 16, 2018 and concluding on April 28, 2019.
-read the latest info from President Robert Anderson -pending activities for the Niagara Centre -updated substitute list -tribute to organ builder Carl Wolff follow the attached link below: Nazard September 2018
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 […]