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Event details can be found below. Please book online whenever you see the Book Online link. If you have any enquiries relating to a booking, please email bookings@rco.org.uk or call 020 3865 6998.

Note that the 24-hour clock is used on all event listings. All times are GMT/BST. For 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); All Standards. For more information on the different types of events organised by the College, click here.

 

Date

Event

2nd Aug 2021
RCO Summer Course Online
Following the success of last year’s online course, we are again gathering virtually for this year’s Summer Course, with an expanded and even more stimulating programme! Dates: Monday 2–Thursday 5 August.

Online [more details]

25th Sep 2021
The Organists' Perfect (Re-)Starter Kit
Has the pandemic interrupted your organ playing or do you simply want new ideas or to get started? If so, this class in two beautiful rural venues is for you!

St Mary's Church, Hillington PE31 6DQ (10:00 - 13:00) and St Peter's Church, Wolferton PE31 6HA (14:30 - 17:00), West Norfolk [more details]

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26th Sep 2021
The St Edmundsbury Experience
Observe choir practice, attend Choral Evensong, then hear the 2010 Harrison & Harrison organ demonstrated and finally play it yourself!

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS [more details]

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9th Oct 2021
An Introduction to the German Romantic Organ
Play the 1886 Walcker organ at the German Church, one of the few such instruments in England, and gain tips from Richard Brasier on how to register and how to use the registration aids. For intermediate level organists and above.

St George’s German Lutheran Church, Alie Street, London E1 8EB [more details]

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9th Oct 2021
Bring—Play—Learn (1)
Play a piece to RCO Accredited Teacher James Lloyd Thomas in a friendly and supportive environment and learn from his comments and the playing of others. Ideal for beginner and intermediate level organists and pianists wanting to try the organ.

Holy Trinity Church, Weymouth [more details]

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16th Oct 2021
Continuo playing—two linked classes
Taking place on Saturdays 16 October and 6 November and running from 13:30–17:30hrs, these two classes coached by expert continuo player Thomas Allery offer a rare chance to gain experience in the art of keyboard continuo playing on the harpsichord.

St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside, London EC2V 6AU [more details]

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16th Oct 2021
Bring—Play—Learn (2)
A friendly and supportive class for church organists, whether regular or occasional service players, and for those who would like to learn about playing in church. RCO Accredited Teacher James Lloyd Thomas will give tips on hymns playing, choosing voluntaries and anything else you would like to know about.

St Swithun's Church Allington (Bridport), Dorset [more details]

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23rd Oct 2021
Bring—Play—Learn (3)
Play a piece to RCO Accredited Teacher James Lloyd Thomas in a friendly and supportive environment and learn from his comments and the playing of others. Ideal for beginner and intermediate level organists and pianists wanting to try the organ.

St Mary's Church, Dorchester (Dorset) [more details]

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30th Oct 2021
Easing Back into Service Playing
Refresh and begin to build your service playing skills in hymns, voluntaries and simple improvisation techniques

St Cuthbert's Church, Thetford IP24 2AN [more details]

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20th Nov 2021
Project Your Playing!
Learn the practice and performance techniques which will allow your playing to communicate to your audience.

St Mary's Church, Diss IP22 4QQ [more details]

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