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Play the Organ - how to start and develop your skills

Saturday 13th October 2018 (13:30 – 16:30)
Cranleigh School Chapel GU6 8QQ

This event is jointly promoted by Surrey Organists Association (SOA) and the Royal College of Organists (RCO) and hosted by Cranleigh School.
Admission is free. Donations to help defray the costs are invited.

13.30 Opportunity to have a go on Cranleigh School's magnificent organ and to talk informally about free 'taster' organ lessons. Bring a piano piece by a 17th- or 18th-century composer if you can.

14.00 SOA Organ Student Scheme: Ian Church, SOA Chairman, explains and answers questions.

14.15 Workshop: current organ students demonstrate the organ, using pieces at different levels (players of grades 2–grade 6 level are invited to play––see 'Booking' section below) Simon Williams, RCO Director for the East, South and South West gives feedback on their performance, using the marking criteria for the RCO's Certificate of Accredited Membership (CAM).

15.15 RCO Certificate of Accredited Membership: Simon Williams explains the RCO early level graded certificate scheme.

15.30 Informal discussion over refreshments and more opportunity for playing.

16.30 End

Click here to contact Ian Church by email or phone him 07860 520686.
Playing places for the Workshop will be limited to 6, so please apply early. Observers welcome.
Potential organists – please ring and chat to Ian about making the most of the event.


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