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Invigorate Your Hymn Playing (Cumbria)

Saturday 17th September 2022 (14:00 – 17:00)
St Mary's Church, High Street, Wigton, CA7 9NJ

No matter what level of confidence or experience we have, we could all improve our hymn playing. All aspects of the art will be considered: incorporating pedals for the first time; devising a simple registration plan; rhythm and pulse; more advanced skills such as improvised extensions and word-painting.

Bring a hymn to play, or simply bring your questions!

The class will take place on a lovely BIOS-listed Harrison and Harrison organ. The specification can be found here

William Dore will offer guidance for all levels, from pianists wanting help as they find themselves faced with an organ, to more experienced organists seeking to strengthen their playing.

This class is presented in collaboration with the Cumbrian Society of Organists.

Fee: £35 playing place, RCO/CSO member; £45 playing place, non-member; £20 playing place, RCO student member; £25 playing place, non-member in full time education; £15 observer place, RCO/CSO member; £20 observer place, non-member

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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)
(Grades 6-8 / CRCO)
Diploma 1
Diploma 2

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