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  Paul Cienniwa has released By Heart: The Art of Memorizing Music (ISBN-13: 978-1496180698, ISBN 10: 1496180690, $12.95; available in print and... more
Two special programs in the February schedule for American Public Media’s Pipedreams show will highlight two of the foremost modern concert-hall... more
  The 9th Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition will take place April through September 2015 in Lawrence (Kansas), Hamburg, Moscow... more
The 2015 Breda International Organ Competition on the four-manual Flentrop organ in the Grote Kerk in Breda, the Netherlands, takes place from... more
The 2015 St. Albans International Organ Festival Competitions will take place July 8–18. The interpretation competition will feature a new work... more
This year's PIPEDREAMS GROUP TOUR (June 10–22, 2015) will visit Poland, a  country with a rich organ heritage that has been largely overshadowed... more
Malcolm D. Benson died on January 1, 2015, in Ontario, California, of complications from pneumonia. He was 94. Born in Winchester, Indiana, on March... more
  East Carolina University invites applications for the Ninth Annual Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance, to be held in Greenville,... more
  On November 22, 2014, Paul Jacobs (shown front row, third from left) and his current and former students from Juilliard presented the complete... more
  Robert S. MacDonald, 77, died on October 4, 2014. Born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, on December 1, 1936, he earned a bachelor’s degree in organ... more
Damin Spritzer is featured on a new recording (Raven OAR-949, $15.98 postpaid worldwide), a second CD of organ works composed by René Louis Becker (... more
Historic Organ Study Tours (HOST) announces that its summer tour of the northern provinces of the Netherlands, August 3–12, 2015, now SOLD OUT. The... more
Organ ScholarshipFollowing the statutory aims that provide promotion of the Historical Organs Heritage in the Fribourg region and the... more
  Douglas O’Neill has been appointed director of sacred music at Holy Trinity and Holy Rosary Catholic Churches in Springfield, Kentucky, where... more
  Casavant Frères, Limitée, of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, completed its first organ for a church in mainland China in late 2014. The North... more
Wilma Jensen is offering workshops, “Applying Organ and Choral Techniques to Achieve Higher Levels of Musicality.” The workshops present the keys to... more
  The Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Detroit, was in England from July 26 until August 6, 2014. In residence at Chichester Cathedral... more
The Estey Organ Museum of Brattleboro, Vermont, has acquired a rare Estey Upright Minuette. Between 1929 and 1932, Estey produced some 56 of these... more
THE DIAPASON, along with the Chicago and Fox Valley chapters of the American Guild of Organists, and the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ... more
  The National Conference for Sacred Music will take place January 7–9 at First Presbyterian Church, San Antonio, Texas. Emphasis is on new... more