ALTON ORGAN SOCIETY (Founded 1967) ♬♪𝄞 Updated Sunday 21 July 2024

Alton Organ Society's 2024/2025 Season of Organ Concert and
2024 Lunchtime Organ Concerts
Organ Recitals Nationwide

On Thursday 11 July, St Lawrence Church hosted the second organ concert in the 2024 Lunchtime Organ Concerts which featured Geoff Willis and Rob Goldfinch. It was well attended, great fun with a very interesting choice of music designed to entertain. A review of this concert can be read/downloaded here. Also, their programme can be read and downloaded from here. The concert was is in association with the Alton Arts Festival. The next and final lunchtime organ concert takes place on Thursday 12 September 2024 featuring Gerald Marlow. Details are to follow. In the meantime, enjoy the break and have a good Summer holiday.
Lunchtime organ concerts are free with a retiring voluntary donation towards the organ restoration fund.

The 2024/2025 Season of Organ Concerts have now been confirmed and details are here. If you wish to apply for Season Membership at £60 (equivalent to £7.50 for each of the eight concerts) click here to download an application form..

David Hill MBE organist and International Choral Director, Patron of the Alton Organ Society and currently President of the Royal College of Organists very kindly recorded a CD on the St Lawrence Church, Alton, organ to celebrate 55 years of the Organ Society and to raise funds for the restoration of the Speechly organ. The music was recorded by Herald AV Publications, a specialist recording company, in October 2022. The CD was launched at St Lawrence Church, Alton on Tuesday 4 October 2022. The CD costs £15 of which £3.00 of the purchase price will go towards the organ restoration fund. David's CD was reviewed by Choir & Organ Magazine and copies of that review and Graeme Kay's article on the Society can be seen here. The CD can be purchased from members of the Society Committee, from Resurrection Furniture in Alton and at the Society's Organ Concerts. For further details and purchase of a CD do use the contact page here.

There is a new website that lists national organ concerts (including those held in Alton) and can be viewed here. Please list altonorgansociety.co.uk & Organ Recitals Nationwide among your favourites.