Bought one of these earlier this year (wife finally said "yes" to make the purchase) for the main purpose of uploading my PDF library of organ scores and using this instead of having to print out copies all the time.
I also bought the app ForScore (~$10 US) which allows sorting into composer...
Finally took the camera over to church today to capture a few shots of the interior and the console.
The organ is built by Associated Organ Builders of Auburn, Washington in the Pacific Northwest United States. The company formed in 1976 and closed in 1992.
The technology of AOB's is...
For all who celebrate the holidays, a very Merry Christmas from us to you and your families.
All our best for the coming new year.
It's the busy time of the year for me with extra services and choir rehearsals and quite exciting as my first Christmas in the new church position.
For anyone interested, the position for San Diego Civic Organist is available. Carol Williams, who has been the Civic Organist for the past 15 years, is moving to Virginia with her husband.
Salary is about $56,000 (USD) per year. Benefit is being the master of a huge (80 ranks) Austin pipe...
Local performance group wins award at the Grammy's in Los Angeles. The news article is here.
The True Concord orchestra and choir are conducted by Dr. Eric Holtan whom I have the good fortune of working with every week at the church where I am the organist.
Finally, Tucson Arizona, is on the...
is making an appearance here in Tucson on Saturday night. Wife and I are ushers at this performance venue (Centennial Hall on the University of Arizona Campus) and will also be attending this program.
Ticket sales have not been as spirited as the promoters had hoped, but this is also Super...
Last month I was, for the 8th year in a row, the solo accompanist for the Handel Messiah (Part I). Each year before the oratorio we sing a few carols. This years lineup was:
O Come all Ye Faithful
The First Nowell
Away In a Manger
O Holy Night
Joy to the World
Over 800 people gathered for...
To those who celebrate this date in honoring our Fathers, a blessed Happy Father's Day.
I have very fond memories of my Dad ... he paid for the lessons, and got me started playing for church services when I was 13.
Happy Father's Day, Dad
In memory of Earl L. Andersen (1917-1990)
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During the prelude time at my church, the din is absolutely awful. The chatter from the pews gets so loud at times I can't even hear myself playing. So why even prepare a nice prelude anymore?
I did once, years ago, play a very liturgical version of Yankee Doodle Dandee as the prelude, and...
Quimby Pipe Organ company just completed a IV/57 at Catalina United Methodist Church here in Tucson. It replaced a III/34 Reuter that was built in 1957. Most of the old pipework was able to be re-used in the new instrument.
This new instrument now becomes the 2nd largest pipe organ in our...
Curious to know what everyone is playing for Holy Week and Easter this year in their churches.
In my own parish, Maundy Thursday begins with the Prelude from the Organ Sonata I by Felis Borowski
At communion I will play Prelude au Kyrie by Jean Langlais
There is no postlude on that...
Please join us in congratulating Mat to his new position of Sr. Regulator :).
Mat joined MIMF in August of 2007 and was instated as a Regulator in 2012.
Thank you Mat for all you have done and continue to do for this site. It's always a pleasure working with you here.
by green paint.
Here's the full story
Some demented person saw fit to do this defacing to the organ and other areas of a chapel there.
Seems this same person also recently defaced the Lincoln Memorial as well.
What is wrong with people ... the organ did nothing to harm this woman, nor...
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra was in town last night at Centennial Hall, on the UofA campus in Tucson, AZ.
Bramwell Tovey was the Conductor and the piano soloist was Jon Kimura Parker.
The opening orchestral piece was commissioned by the VSO and composed by Edward Top.
Denmark Soccer team was here in Tucson over the weekend. They are on an international tour and played a team from Canada, and won that game, 4-0.
Our local paper covered this sports venue with two articles:
Danes Feel Right at home in win
Danes make up a small country, big Soccer team]...
Happy Thanksgiving Day to those of us who celebrate this US National holiday.
It's the day when we ourselves can get stuffed on turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries and pumpkin pie.
At home, we are roasting our own turkey today - but going elsewhere for a potluck dinner gathering this...
Hey everyone, we have yet another FIRST here on Magle International Music Forums:
Member Corno Dolce, has achieved the 10,000 post mark today, the first member in the forum's history to have done that.
Thanks for making MIMF your home away from home, Admiral CD ... and here's to the next...