The Scottish Federation of Organists




TAYSIDE ORGANISTS' SOCIETY - Wednesday 22 November 2017, 7.30 pm

Illustrated talk by Chris Bragg on The Organ Reform Movement in the Chapaincy Centre, University of Dundee.

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BORDERS GUILD OF ORGANISTS AND CHURCH MUSICIANS - Saturday 25 November 2017, 2.00 pm

Members' Recital in St Mary of Wedale Church, Wedale, Stow

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LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 9 December 2017, 2.30 pm

John Riley reflects on his organ crawl to Denmark

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ABERDEEN & DISTRICT ORGANISTS' ASSOCIATION - Friday 12 January 2018, 7.30 pm

Annual Dinner in The Mariner Hotel, Aberdeen with guest speaker Prof Andrew Morrison

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LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 13 January 2018
joint with GLASGOW SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS

Organ Crawl to East Renfrewshire

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STIRLING AND DISTRICT SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 20 January 2018, 2.30 pm

Recital by various musicians in St Ninian's Craigmailen Church, Linlithgow.

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LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Sunday 21 January 2018, 6.30 pm

Songs of Praise in Dalziel St Andrew's Parish Church, Motherwell

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EDINBURGH SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 27 January 2018, 3.00 pm

Demonstration by George Wilson of the 4-manual electronic organ in Nicholson Square Methodist Church, Edinburgh
Contact jobryd2@aol.com

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TAYSIDE ORGANISTS' SOCIETY - Tuesday 30 January 2018, 7.30 pm

Organ recital by Lionel Steuart Fothringham in St Mary's, Our Lady of Victories Church, Dundee

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BORDERS GUILD OF ORGANISTS AND CHURCH MUSICIANS - Saturday 3 February 2018, 11.00 am

Vocal workshop with Frances Cooper in Lauder Kirk


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GLASGOW SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Thursday 8 February 2018, 6.00 to 7.00 pm

Meeting

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LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Thursday 15 February 2018, 7.30 pm

Organ Recital in Cadzow Parish Church, Hamilton by Matthew Lazenby

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STIRLING AND DISTRICT SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 17 February 2018

Annual Lunch in the Grange Manor Hotel with guest speaker Robin Bell.

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TAYSIDE ORGANISTS' SOCIETY - Tuesday 20 February 2018, 7.30 pm

Talk and mini-recital on A Profile of Nicholson & Co Organ Builders and some of their Recent Work by Andrew Caskie in St Mary Magdalene's Episcopal Church, Dundee.

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ABERDEEN & DISTRICT ORGANISTS' ASSOCIATION - Saturday 24 February 2018, 10.00 am

Hymn and Hymn Playing with Dr Roger Williams in St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen

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EDINBURGH SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 24 February 2018, 11.00 am

Recital at Inverlieth St Serf's Church, Edinburgh by David Saint, St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham, followed by Lunch at 12.30 pm
Contact j.p.kitchen@btinternet.com

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BORDERS GUILD OF ORGANISTS AND CHURCH MUSICIANS - Saturday 3 March 2018, 12.30 for 1.00 pm

Social Lunch in Cardrona Hotel, Peebles with guest speaker Alistair McGregor

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GLASGOW SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 3 March 2018, 2.30 pm

Meeting

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TAYSIDE ORGANISTS' SOCIETY - Tuesday 6 March 2018, 7.30 pm

A musical programme presented by Robin Bell and pupils of St Leanard's School, St Andrews in Dundee West Church.

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LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS
joint with STIRLING AND DISTRICT SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Thursday 10 March 2018, 2.30 pm

Concert in Bellshill Central Church by Schola Benedicti

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EDINBURGH SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Tuesday 13 March 2018, 7.30 pm

President's Meeting in the newly refurbished St Celelia's Hall, Cowgate, Edinburgh
Contact j.p.kitchen@btinternet.com

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SFO Committee Meeting - Saturday 17 March 2018, 2.00 pm

Committee Meeting in Mission Room of St Matthew's Church, Perth

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ABERDEEN & DISTRICT ORGANISTS' ASSOCIATION - Saturday 17 March 2018, 2.30 pm

Organ Recital by members of the ADOA in the Kirk of St Nicholas

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EDINBURGH SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Date and time to be confirmed, April 2018

Visit to the Scottish Theatre Organ Preservation Society, Greenlaw
Contact nicolamacrae@hotmail.com

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GLASGOW SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 14 April 2018, 2.30 pm

Meeting

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ABERDEEN & DISTRICT ORGANISTS' ASSOCIATION - Saturday 21 April 2018

Spring Outing to Carnoustie and Arbroath

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LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 21 April 2018, 2.30 pm

AGM and Members' Recital in Hamilton West Parish Church

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STIRLING AND DISTRICT SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 21 April 2018, 2.30 pm

Sweet Harmony in Clackmannan Parish Church

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58th SFO Annual Conference - Friday and Saturday 4th and 5th May 2018

Hosted by the Tayside Organists' Society based in Central Dundee, events will include:

Organ and Brass concert by Alba Brass conducted by Gordon Stewart

Talk on Alfred Hollins

Celebrity Organ Recital by Martin Baker in the Caird Hall

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ABERDEEN & DISTRICT ORGANISTS' ASSOCIATION - Saturday 14 May 2018, 7.30 pm

AGM in Craigiebuckler Church


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STIRLING AND DISTRICT SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 20 May 2018

AGM at locations in Bo'ness

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EDINBURGH SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 26 May 2018, 11.00

Annual General Meeting in Freemasons' Hall, George Street, Edinburgh followed by refreshments and a recital by Simin Niemiński
Contact nicolamacrae@hotmail.com

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BORDERS GUILD OF ORGANISTS AND CHURCH MUSICIANS - Saturday 26 May 2018, 12 noon

AGM with guest speaker David McEldery on Organs in their Spaces

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TAYSIDE ORGANISTS' SOCIETY - Tuesday 29 May 2018, 7.30 pm

Presentation on the work of the Royal School of Church Music in St James' Church Hall, Broughty Ferry
(Evening will include our AGM)

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LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - to be arranged June 2018

Overnight (Friday/Saturday) outing to Liverpool; Willis' workshop plus Willis organs.

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EDINBURGH SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS - Saturday 2 June 2018, all day
joint with GLASGOW SOCIETY OF OGANISTS

Edinburgh Organ Crawl from east to west of the city; joint meeting with Glasgow Society of Organists
Contact malcolm.macrae@hotmail.com

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BORDERS GUILD OF ORGANISTS AND CHURCH MUSICIANS - Saturday 16 June 2018, 2.00 pm

Summer Outing to Ayton Church

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