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Find Your Feet! and Build Your Skills!

Friday 28th October 2016 (10:00) – Sunday 30th October 2016 (16:00)

Two October courses for young musicians in a relaxed half-term atmosphere, supported by The GMC Trust, The Williams Church Music Trust and The William Haddon Charitable Foundation.


(early steps in organ playing – ideal for youngsters age 8 to 15)


(ambitious teenage organists develop style and technique)


Both events run from Friday 28th to Saturday 30th October 2016 in Edinburgh (alongside the city-wide OrganFest16 event, of which you can find details here)

These are friendly, fun residential courses featuring:

Teachers include:

and the event also includes a public recital by the winner of 2016 Northern Ireland International Organ Competiton

HOW TO TAKE PART                                                      

Course fees are £265 for RCO Student Members and £280 for others including youth hostel accommodation and all meals.

Non-resident places are also available at £165 for RCO Student Members and £175 for others.

Early bird booking discount! Book before 30 September for a £30 discount on resident places (£15 discount on non-resident places)

Please note that bursaries are available. For more information please follow this link. Also note that the deadline for applying for a bursary is 1 October.

If you are applying for a bursary, you should complete a booking form here but without making a payment at this stage.

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