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Organists: what shoes should you wear?

The importance of correct footwear for playing the organ cannot be underestimated. Poorly...
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Switching from Piano to Organ

Most pianists, if asked about the organ, usually respond "Oh, but I couldn't possibly play the...
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Cambridge Companion to the Organ

The Cambridge Companion to the Organ is an essential read for any organist wanting to to know...
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Learning Music at the Organ

Learning music is one of the most daunting aspects of instrumental practice at any level and for...

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    Hello, I'm a friendly, experienced piano and theory teacher that will guide all ages to reach their musical ambitions, from beginner to professional. I can take students through all levels of classical study.
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    I believe that each student is a unique human being and tailor make my lessons to suit the individual and his or her needs. I am passionate about Music and have over 30 years experience as a Full Time Director of Music in Independent Schools.
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    I am an enthusiastic teacher committed to getting the most out of a student, whatever their aims or abilities. I have a wide range of experience of education as a one-to-one teacher as well as classroom and workshop teaching.
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    My name is Derek Dobbins and I have over 30 years experience within the music industry. Music has been a passion of mine all my all life and find it very rewarding working my students to reach their full potential.
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    Welcome to my page! I am a music-lover, pianist, organist and occasional composer. I have a passion for sharing my knowledge with, and inspiring a love for good music in, people of all ages.
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  • Organists: what shoes should you wear?

    Phillip Sangwine Organ Teacher (York) Picture The importance of correct footwear for playing the organ cannot be underestimated. Poorly fitting shoes or trying to play with bare feet will result in the player having difficulty in concentrating on good playing and phrasing. Instead the player will be spending just be trying to find the...
  • My Favourite Organ Composers

    Organ Teacher (Gloucester) Picture My favourite composers for the organ have got to be Messiaen and Eben. Of course there is also Bach and Sweelink.
  • The Organ: Not Only A Liturgical Instrument

    Organ Teacher (North London) Picture When people think about the organ, generally the mind goes to the Mass, the hymns, and the accompaniment of the choir. I believe that organ music is much more complex and satisfying than this.

 

  • Bach's 18 Chorales

    Organ Teacher (Harrogate) Picture When I studied at the Paris Conservatoire, my love for Bach's work could really be explored. My favourite works have to be the 18 Chorale Preludes from Leipzig and the Orgel Buchlein. I think these works offer great depth of musicianship, emotion and perfection in the compositions. I also enjoy...
  • Switching from Piano to Organ Editor's Pick

    Organ Teacher (Birmingham) Picture Most pianists, if asked about the organ, usually respond "Oh, but I couldn't possibly play the organ!". To non-organists, it can seem a rather mystifying instrument, requiring two hands and two feet to be coordinated and offering an array of complications such as different keyboards (manuals)...
  • The Cinema Organ - the first 'virtual orchestra'

    Organ Teacher (Ipswich) Picture These mighty theatre pipe organs once were part of the cinema experience. Famous names such as Wurlitzer and Compton built amazing pipe organs, which thrilled thousands of movie theatregoers. These pipe organs were 'voiced' to imitate the symphony orchestra and were designed to accompany silent...