Events for OSQ Members

 

Southport Organ Ramble

Saturday 1 December 2018 - 10.00am to 2.00pm

10.00am
The Southport School
Chapel of St Alban's
Whitehouse organ (1925) with 23 speaking stops. 
Entry to school is via Winchester Street off Ferry Road. (see attached map)


Noon
Lunch at the famous Charis Seafoods at Labrador (own cost)
Opp Grand Hotel 371 Marine Parade Labrador - on the Broadwater 1.5 miles north of Southport


1.00pm
St Peters Anglican Church
83 Nerang Street, Southport. 
The organ builder is unknown, but was revoiced by Simon Pierce in 2010, and extended to 3 manuals in 2014.



AGM 2018

Saturday 1 September at 9.30am


successful AGM was held and the following Office Bearers were elected:

President Peter Robinson

Vice President Ross Windsor

Secretary Denis Wayper

Treasurer Jenny Summerson

Committee Steven Nisbet, Amanda Hume, Tom Campbell


A total of 13 Members were present, with 9 Member apologies. 

The President outlined a successful year, of various events for members, including a memorable visit to the Klais organ at QPAC, thanks to Dr Robert Boughen's invitation. Two Organ Scholarships are in progress to young organists, and more will be pursued. The President welcomed two new members present at the AGM. He also forecast that the Society wlll work next year towards a Young Organists concert, and an Organ Spectacular together with 4MBS, hopefully in  the City Hall.

After conclusion of the AGM, the members present were treated to a fine presentation of music by Christopher Wrench, including the little heard but much appreciated Captain Logan's Fancy composed by Colin Brumby - a suite on the convict folksong Moreton Bay.


Past events


Visit to QPAC – Klais Organ   

Sunday 22 April at 2.00pm

(Only for members who have registered)
 

Baroque to Bacharach

Sunday 20 May 2018, 2.30 pm

St Andrews Uniting Church,

cnr Creek and Ann Sts, Brisbane City



Sat 23 June 9.00am 

Brisbane Organ Ramble

9.00am Sacred Heart, Given Terrace, Rosalie.

Simon Pierce, organ builder, will outline his recent work in restoring and relocating this fine Walker organ, and James Goldrick, organist at St Stephens Cathedral will demonstrate the organ's music.

11.15am Ashgrove Marist Brothers College, Frasers Rd Ashgrove.

At both organs there will be open console so bring your music.


Saturdays 25 August & 7 September 

9.30-11.00am

FROM PIANO TO ORGAN

Workshop for piano/organists

at Cleveland Uniting Church

​Phone Dr Steven Nisbet 3411 2811

 

Saturday 15 September, 9.30am OSQ

Visit to the Organ Building workshop of Pierce Pipe Organs

1 / 18 Violet Street
 Hemmant QLD 4174

(This is an OSQ Member event)

 


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​​​Concerts List 2018 (scroll down for details below)


Saturday 17 February 6.00pm - Christopher Wrench

Friday  23 February 12.30pm - Dr Steven Nisbet

Sunday 25 February 2pm - Hector Olivera

Saturday 17 March 3.30pm - Christopher Wrench

Sunday 25 March 2.30pm - Dr Steven Nisbet

Tuesday 10 April 1.15pm - City Hall

​Saturday 5 May 3.30pm - Christopher Wrench

Sunday 20 May, 2.30pm - Ross Windsor & Dr Steven Nisbet

Tuesday 22 May, 12 noon - City Hall

Saturday 26 May, 3.30pm - Christopher Wrench

Saturday 23 June 3.30pm - Christopher Wrench

Sunday 24 June  4.00pm - Christopher Cook

Tuesday 3 July, 12 noon - City Hall

Saturday 14 July 3.00pm - Ross Windsor

Thursday 9 August 7.00pm - St Johns Cathedral

Sunday 12 August 2.00pm - Theatre Organ Kelvin Grove

Tuesday 14 August, 12 noon - City Hall

Tuesday 28 August, 1.15pm - City Hall

Saturday 8 Sept, 6.00pm - St Johns Cathedral

Sunday 16 Sept, 2pm - Ipswich City Uniting Church

Sunday 16 Sept, 4pm - St Pauls Ipswich

Saturday 6 October 3pm - St Johns College UQ

Sunday 7 October 4pm - St Pauls Ipswich

Sunday 14 October, 3.00pm - Albert Street Uniting Church

Tuesday 16 October, 12 noon - City Hall

Sunday 21 October 2pm - Christ Church St Lucia

Thursday 25 October, 7pm )

Saturday 27 October, 6pm ) St Johns Cathedral

Sunday 28 October 2pm    )

Sunday 11 November, 4pm - St Pauls Ipswich

Saturday 17 November, 2pm - TOSAQ Kelvin Grove College

​Saturday 17 November. 6pm - St Johns Cathedral

Tuesday 20 November, 1.15pm - City Hall

Sunday 9 December, 7.00pm - St Johns Cathedral

Scroll down for details



Saturday 17 February 6.00pm

Opening Concert Restored Walker Organ

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rosalie

Christopher Wrench, Organ, John Coulton, Trumpet


Friday  23 February 12.30pm

Con Spirito Free Lunchtime Concert

St Andrews Uniting Church, Ann St Brisbane

Dr Steven Nisbet


Sunday 25 February 2pm

- Hector Olivera in Concert

Christ Church, St Lucia


Saturday 17 March 3.30pm  

Saturdays with Bach 1.

Christ Church, St Lucia

Christopher Wrench


Sunday 18 March 2.30pm 
Fernvale Hymnfest

Dr Steven Nisbet


Sunday 25 March 2.30pm

40th Anniversary Concert - Sound the Trumpet

St Andrews Uniting Church, Ann St, Brisbane

Dr Steven Nisbet


Tuesday 10 April, 1.15pm
Willis Organ Series 
Brisbane City Hall 
Brett Leighton 


Saturday 5 May 3.30pm

Mystic Organ 1: Metamorphosis

Christ Church, St Lucia

Christopher Wrench


Sunday 20 May, 2.30pm

Baroque to Bacharach

St Andrews Uniting Church, Ann St Brisbane

Ross Windsor and Dr Steven Nisbet


Tuesday 22 May, 12 noon

Free Lunchtime Concert

Brisbane City Hall

Christopher Wrench


Saturday 26 May 3.30pm

Bach 2: Music of the Trinity

​Christ Church, St Lucia

Christopher Wrench


Saturday 23 June 3.30pm
Mystic Organ 2: Let God Arise
​Christ Church, St Lucia
Christopher Wrench


Sunday 24 June 4.00pm

St Pauls Organ Recital Series

St Pauls Anglican Church Ipswich

Christopher Cook


Tuesday 3 July, 12 noon

Free Lunchtime Concert

Brisbane City Hall

Phillip Gearing


Thursday 9 August,  7.00pm

St Johns Cathedral Twilight Organ Recital Series

St Johns Cathedral

Ann St Brisbane

Roger Sayer


Sunday 12 August, 2.00pm

TOSAQ Theatre Organ Show

Duelling Keyboards

Kelvin Grove State College

Tony Fenelon and John Atwell


Tuesday 14 August, 12 noon

Free Lunchtime Concert

Brisbane City Hall

Andrej Kouznetsov


Tuesday 28 August, 1.15pm

Willis Organ Series 

Brisbane City Hall 

Thomas Gaynor (New Zealand)


Saturday 8 Sept, 6.00pm

Organ Recital Series

St Johns Cathedral
Christopher Cook


Saturday 8 Sept, 6.00pm

St Thomas Organ Restoration Appeal Launch

15 Lawrence St, North Ipswich 4305

RSVP May Bartrum 0438 360 523


Sunday 16 Sept, 2pm

A Spring Affair

Ipswich City Uniting Church

Dr Steven Nisbet

Sunday 16 Sept, 4pm

Organ Recital Series

St Pauls Anglican Church Ipswich

Eduarda van Klinken


Saturday 6 October, 3.00pm

Around the Organ

St Johns College, University of Qld

Andrej Kouznetsov and singers


Sunday 7 October, 4.00pm
Organ Recital Series

​St Pauls Anglican Church Ipswich
Michael Fulcher


Sunday 14 October, 3.00pm

A Little Water Music - 

a concert to break the drought

Albert Street Uniting Church

3 Organists and Full Spectrum Brass Ensemble


Tuesday 16 October 12 noon

Free Lunchtime Concert

Brisbane City Hall

​Albrecht Koch (Germany)


Sunday 21 October 2.00pm

An Elegant Entertainment

Christ Church St Lucia

Dr Robert Boughen


Thursday 25th October, 7.00pm

Saturday 27 October, 6.00pm
Sunday 28th October, 2.00pm
The 6 Complete Symphonies of Louis Vierne

St Johns Cathedral

Dr Joseph Nolan (UK—Australia)
Organist and Master of Music, St George’s Cathedral, Perth


Sunday 11 November, 4.00pm

Classical Organ Concert

St Pauls Anglican Church, Ipswich

David Reccia Chynoweth


Saturday 17 November 2.30pm

TOSAQ Theatre Organ Concert

Kelvin Grove State College

Simon Gledhill


Saturday 17 November, 6.00pm

Organ Recital Series

St Johns Cathedral

Andrej Kouznetsov 


Tuesday 20 November, 1.15pm

Free Lunchtime Concert

Brisbane City Hall

David Drury


Sunday 9 December, 7.00pm

'The Birth of the Saviour' 

St Johns Cathedral

Andrej Kouznetsov


Concerts and Events

Organ Society of Queensland Inc


Society Events 2018          (for Public Organ Concerts, scroll down)

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