Annual Lunch & Recital 

Saturday February 11th at Kent Town Uniting Church, 11am

Recitalist is David Heah, Organist at St Peter’s Cathedral presenting a selection of repertoire useful throughout the liturgical year Lunch to follow at the Alma Tavern (66 Magill Road, Norwood SA 5067).

Martin SetchellInternational Concert Organist at Wesley Uniting Church, Kent Town, Adelaide

Sunday 26 March 2023, 2.30pm

Admission: $20 cash at the door


Paean –A Song of Triumph (Fanfare)                      Oliphant Chuckerbutty

Sinfonia from Cantata 29 Wir danken dir, Gott        J. SBach arr. Setchell     

Fantasia à gusto italiano                                           J. L. Krebs

March héroique                                                         Sir Alfred Herbert Brewer

Adagio in E major                                                     Frank Bridge

Toccata giocosa                                                         Hans-André Stamm


Marche moderne Op.2                                               Edwin Lemare

A Trumpet Minuet                                                     Alfred Hollins

A Chloris                                                                    Reynaldo Hahn                                                                                                             

Fiat Lux (Let there be light)                                       Théodore Dubois 

Serenade Op. 22                                                          Derek Bourgeois

Toccata: Power of Life                                                Mons Leidvin Takle

Previous Years Events


Saturday February 26th:       Annual Recital at Christ Church Uniting, Wayville.

Prof. Greg Crawford AM presents a full recital entitled ‘Diplacusis: Double hearing’, highlighting duplicates of music relevant to Lent sandwiched between two large Fantasias in C minor by Bach (BWV537 & BWV562)

Saturday March 26th:           Organ Crawl in Plympton & Wayville.

We start at 10.30am at All Saints Uniting Church (on the corner of Mooringe Avenue and Marion Road). Other churches to be visited are Church of the Good Shepherd (Clayton Avenue Plympton) later in the morning and Wayville Baptist Church (on the corner of Forest Avenue and Oban Avenue, Black Forest) from 2pm.

Tuesday June 21st, 7.30pm Visit to St Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, 49 Prospect Road

During this visit members will be able to hear both the church pipe prgan and the small chamber organ (formerly located at St Christopher’s, Kilburn) played separately and also together in an antiphonal Toccata by two of our organ students who serve as church organists on alternate Sundays. Both organs will then be open for inspecton and open console. Members are encouraged to bring music, especially any suitable for chamber organ.

Tuesday July 19th, 7.30pm Maylands Church of Christ, 157 Portrush Road

Improvisation workshop with former principal organist of St Peter’s Cathedral, Shirley Gale OAM.

Sunday August 21st, 2.30pm August@St Augustines (From little things….)

An afternoon of Harmonium/Pipe Organ music at St Augustine’s Church, 183 Unley Road, which will showcase pieces written originally for harmonium but now well-known as organ repertoire.

Sunday September 25th, 2.30pm AGM at Immauel Lutheran Church, 139 Archer Street, North Adelaide

There will be a student recital starting at 2.30pm, followed by the business meeting and then an informal time of refreshments.

Saturday October 8th, 1.30-3pm Westbourne Park Uniting Church, 27 Sussex Terrace, Hawthorn

A Baroque organ music workshop/masterclass led by Gina Dutschke, Principal Organist at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Adelaide.

Monday November 21st, 7.30pm, End our Year @ St David’s

Our final OMSA meeting for 2022 – come to St David’s (Glynburn Road, Burnside), bring along a favourite piece of music to play on the splendid two manual organ (37 speaking stops) and join in festive refreshments and fellowship afterwards (non-players very welcome).