**Syllabus 2016-17

All meetings commence at 2.30 pm in the Unitarian Church, 72 Berkeley Street, unless otherwise stated.


1 Oct                          St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art, Castle St, Glasgow.

                             “Music for free” - internet resources for organists and choirmasters

                              Andrew Forbes (Glasgow Cathedral) and Dr Peter Christie 

                              (All Saint’s Episcopal Church, Bearsden)  

5 Nov                          Neilston Parish Church 

                              Recital - Donald Hunt, St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh 

                              - click HERE  for programme, biography, and links to organ spec and church 

PLEASE NOTE there is NO December 2016 meeting



14 Jan                  Phil Melstrom, Mission & Development Council Worker, Church of Scotland

                             “The place of music in worship"

15 Feb                       Visit to St Aloysius Church, Glasgow - 7.00 pm

                              Demonstration recital: A Forbes (Glasgow Cathedral) and 

                              T Vong (University of Glasgow and RCS)

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


4 Mar                           Lenzie Old Parish Church, Lenzie, Glasgow****

                              John Riley - A presentation on “improvisation”


****Please note - the March syllabus event is taking place at a different venue

from that previously intimated in the syllabus card****

1 Apr                             St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art, Castle St, Glasgow.


5-6 May                        SFO Conference - Borders Guild of Organists and Church Musicians

                              Abbotsford and Melrose

3 Jun                             Organ crawl to Ayr - Auld Kirk Ayr, and Ayr St Columba’s Church 

                             Please ensure form (enclosed with March 2017 newsletter) 

                             and lunch payment returned to GSO Secretary,

                             and transport requirements/availability advised to GSO President,

                             by 4 May 2017

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