Australia Day 2017

Australia Day 2017

A new year presents new challenges and I’ve certainly put my hand up for that! I find that when you have a goal you also develop a sense of direction. My goal this year is to learn a large range of organ repertoire and what better way to do that by locking […]

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Christmastide

Christmastide

Merry Christmas to all and many blessings for the New Year! Did you know that Christmas isn’t just a one day celebration on December 25? The season of Christmas runs up until and including the Sunday after Epiphany. For 2017, the Christmas season runs until the 8th of January. Christmas is hardly […]

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A new organ and choir loft for Jindera

A new organ and choir loft for Jindera

In the small country town of Jindera, NSW, lies a quaint little Catholic church called the St Mary’s Help of Christians Catholic Church. The church is an extension of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Lavington, NSW. St Mary’s was built by the community out of a growing need to establish a parish for Catholics […]

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Sydney Conservatorium Organ Music Academy 2016

Sydney Conservatorium Organ Music Academy 2016

The second Sydney Conservatorium Organ Music Academy (SCOMA ’16) took place on 28 September to Sunday 2 October this year. The aim of this year’s SCOMA was to learn about the art of organ improvisation and a focus on French repertoire from the 18th-20th centuries. Dutch organist, Sietze de Vries, a leading expert in liturgical […]

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Two pipe organs

Two pipe organs

Pipe organs are a dime-a-dozen in cities such as Melbourne and Sydney, but for the rural town of Albury, you can count the number of pipe organs in the area on two hands. Ask the average folk on Dean St and they will no doubt mention the Letourneau organ at St Matthew’s […]

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