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Your RCO event details can be found below.

Please note that the 24-hour clock is used on all event listings, with all times being GMT/BST. To book courses and classes, please follow the Book Online link wherever you see it, and email bookings@rco.org.uk or call 020 3865 6998 with any queries. Where events are free or not bookable online, please follow the instructions for that event.

Date

Event

4th May 2024
RCO SCOTS Local Organ Workshop, Hawick
RCO SCOTS Local Organ Workshop

 [more details]

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6th May 2024
Hymn playing - beyond the basics
Confident with the technical side of hymn playing? If so, join Anne Marsden Thomas on the early May Bank Holiday Monday to discover ideas and techniques for taking your hymn playing to the next level.

St Giles Cripplegate Church, Fore Street, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8DA [more details]

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18th May 2024
French Baroque Organ Music and Chant
Dr David Ponsford leads a study of the organ suites of Louis-Nicolas Clérambault and the contemporaneous plainsong tradition, culminating in a service of Sung Vespers. Promoted in partnership with the Gloucestershire Organists' Association..

St Gregory the Great RC Church, St James' Square, Cheltenham, GL50 3PR [more details]

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25th May 2024
Composing for Organ
Frederick Stocken shares his wide experience in composing for and performing on the organ with those who have recently begun doing so, or are already have experience..

St Giles Cripplegate Church, Fore Street, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8DA [more details]

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27th May 2024
Study trip to Paris and Rouen
Explore the development of the French Romantic organ through playing and hearing seminal instruments in Paris and Rouen under the leadership of Richard Brasier.

Paris and Rouen [more details]

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1st Jun 2024
The Musical Museum Theatre Organ Day
Join leading theatre organists Simon Gledhill, Richard Hills and Donald MacKenzie for a day looking at the techniques of theatre organ playing and its history, featuring the Museum’s 12 rank Wurlitzer organ.

Musical Museum, 399 High Street, Brentford, TW8 0DU [more details]

15th Jun 2024
Playing piano accompaniments on the organ
Roger Carter leads a class on adapting piano accompaniments to the organ, including those for anthems and worship songs.

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8EP [more details]

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29th Jun 2024
Masterclass and recital with Anne Page
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the acclaimed Peter Collins organ in St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich, Anne Page plays a Bach recital and then teaches a public masterclass (attend as player or observer).

St Peter Mancroft Church, Hay Hill, Norwich NR2 1QQ [more details]

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6th Jul 2024
Adapting to Historic Instruments
Playing historic instruments can be a revelation but also a challenge. Join this class to explore two contrasting instruments in London, one dating from early eighteenth-century England, the other from late nineteenth-century Germany. Richard Brasier will guide you and share his wealth of experience.

City of London [more details]

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23rd Jul 2024
The Organ Student Experience Week (TOSE Week)
The essential course for ambitious teenage organists of grade 7 level and above, directed by Daniel Moult by Daniel Moult and using many of Oxford's fine organs.

Oxford [more details]

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26th Jul 2024
IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competition 2024
The IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competition 2024 for young organists has been announced, with the finals taking place during the IAO Music Festival in York, July 2024.

York [more details]

29th Jul 2024
Summer Course for Organists
Our popular course for organists of 'all ages and stages' will open for booking in January 2024. Save the dates now!

London [more details]

 

For RCO courses and classes, the following key is used as a guide to level and suitability:
Beginner (Grades 1-4)
Intermediate (Grades 4-6)
Advanced
(Grades 6-8 / CRCO)
Diploma 1
(CRCO–ARCO)
Diploma 2
(ARCO–FRCO)

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