Brighton & District Organists’ Association

WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH ON MAY 22nd OF OUR SECRETARY, JOHN S SMITH

In the meantime, if you wish to contact the Association, please call either:

          The President [email protected] 01273 273 686

          The Assistant Secretary [email protected] 01273 416 544

Officers and Council Members:

President: Mr A. Beaizley

Vice President: Mr Richard Dawson

Hon. Secretary: (Vacant)

Assistant Secretary: Mr R. Bayfield

Treasurer: Mr A. D. Macfadyen

Council members: Mr J. Casemore, Mr R Bayfield, Miss J. Cooper,

Mr J. March, Mr N. Watton

Honorary Life Presidents: Mr R. Bayfield, Miss J. Cooper

Web editor: Mr Alastair Macfadyen.

 

 

Membership benefits:

The Brighton & District Organists' Association covers the area from Eastbourne to Worthing along the coast and Uckfield in the North. It welcomes all those with an interest in the organ, its construction and music, whether or not they play the instrument themselves.

Meetings cover a wide range of activities, including visits to instruments of all sizes, from small one manual in country parishes to those in cathedrals. In addition there are master classes, recitals, demonstrations on techniques and social events.

Members receive newsletters on a regular basis, which include details of events, covering our own and other events where the organ is prominent, news about members and vacancies in the area.

The Association is affiliated to the Incorporated Association of Organists, enabling members to participate in the IAO activities and entitles them to the benefits and services provided by the IAO. Members can subscribe to the Organists' Review at a reduced rate.

 

How to join:

You can join the Association by contacting the Secretary, when you will receive further details, an application form for membership and a current newsletter.

Alternatively, print off this part of the web page, complete and return to the secretary

Membership Application

 


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The subscription is:

Ordinary members: £15.00

Senior Citizens: £12.00

Additional member living at same address as either of the above: £5.00

Students: £5.00

 

Future Events:

June 25th 2016

All day visit to Eton College. Details to be confirmed

July 23rd 2016

Talk by Rev Michael Maine “Music and Liturgy” plus other related topics - Brighthelm Centre

September 24th 2016

Visit to St Luke’s church, Queen’s Park & Woodingdean Methodist church - 1430

October 22nd 2016

Young Organists’ recital (venue TBA) - 1430

November 26th 2016

Members’ forum (with refreshments) & talk/discussion “Church music today” - Brighthelm Centre - 1430

January 28th 2017

Illustrated talk on “Temperaments” at the Association Treasurer’s house - 1430

February 25th 2017

Annual General Meeting, preceded by a short recital at 1500. All Saints’ church, Hove

 

 

Visitors are always welcome at our meetings, but it is recommended that you contact the Secretary first, in case there have been any last minute changes.