2017-18 syllabus

All meetings commence at 2.30 pm unless otherwise stated*.


7 October               Partick Methodist Church, G11 6SN

                               Recital by Gordon Frier - programme

                               *PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 3.00pm

4 November           “Come & Sing” - a joint event with Lanarkshire Society of Organists

                               *PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 2.00pm

                               Cathcart Old Parish Church, G44 5UW 

*** PLEASE NOTE there is NO December 2017 meeting ***


13 Jan                   Scotstoun Parish Church, G14 9DU

                              Recital by Tom Wilkinson, MA MMus FRCO

                              University organist and Director of Chapel Choirs, St Andrews


8 February            St Mary’s Cathedral, G4 9JB - *please note 7-8 pm

                             An opportunity to observe Frikki Walker rehearsing the Cathedral’s

                             junior choristers; short introduction by Frikki, and concluding refreshments!

***Please note - the February syllabus event is taking place on a THURSDAY evening***

3 March               Church of Christ the King, Kingspark, G44 5AP 

                            Celebrity recital 

                            Martin Baker, Master of Music, Westminster Cathedral

                            *PLEASE NOTE: change of time - now commences at 2.00 pm

14 April                St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art, Castle St, G4 0RH


***Please note - due to Easter week, the AGM is being held slightly later than usual***

4-5 May                SFO Conference - Dundee

2 June                  Walking tour of Edinburgh organs -

                             A joint event with Edinburgh Society of Organists, visiting various organs from the East to the

                                     West of the city, finishing near Haymarket station.  Travel will be by bus, so a bus pass or day

                                     ticket is all that is required.  A soup and sandwich lunch will be included in the schedule.

                                     Route includes:

                                     St Margaret’s, Easter Road; Canongate Kirk; Masonic Lodge (this is the Snetzler in Lodge 

                                     Canongate Kilwinning No 2, which is extremely interesting); St Michaels’ Slateford.

                                     *Further information regarding finalised itinerary, with confirmation of all the organs to be visited               

                                     and timings, will appear in a future newsletter.


Site last updated January 2018 (re-launched April 2014)            Glasgow Society of Organists.              Scottish Charity No SC001591