Saturday 2nd July – Outing to Northampton
Visit to two organs in Northampton

We shall meet at St Matthew’s Church at 11am – 12.30 pm, and have an opportunity to play the four manual instrument originally by J W Walker, which was financed by the Phipps brewing family St Matthew’s is situated on St Matthew’s Parade, Kettering Road, Northampton, NN2 7JW.

We are due at All Saints at 13.45 to 15.00. The church is on George Row, NN1 1DF. It is in the town centre, so a car park will have to be used. The organ was originally by Hill, Norman and Beard.

Contact Tony Westerman via if interested in joining the group attending this meeting



Saturday 3rd September – Derby Cathedral
IAO Midlands Organ Day. Hosted by Derby and District Organists’ Association

Registration. 10.30

11-12 noon: Building a modern Chamber Organ – Robert Jennings

1.30 pm: The evolution of H & H tonal architecture- Andrew Scott of Harrison and Harrison

2.45 – 3. 45pm: Transcription Masterclass class. Jonathan Scott The art of Baroque accompaniment – The Apollon Duo – Dora Chatzigeorgiou & Alexander Binns

7.30 pm: Organ recital – Jonathan Scott

£30 for full day’s attendance

£28 IAO members

£10 Evening recital only, £5 (students )

Saturday 1st October – Horsley Lodge
Annual Lunch

Guest Speaker: Dr Christopher Ouvry-Johns, Director of Music at Leicester Cathedral.

Saturday 26th November – AGM
AGM and Chairman’s Event




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