Saturday 11th February, 11 am: Annual Recital at Wesley Church, Kent Town Uniting.
Recitalist 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.
Sunday 26th March, 2.30 pm: International Concert Organist, Martin Setchell at Wesley Uniting Church, Kent Town.
Saturday 6th May, 10.30am: West Adelaide Organ Crawl
A short formal demonstration of each organ followed by a chance for participants to explore the organ for themselves.
10.30am St Agnes’ Anglican Church
270 Military Road, Grange.
11.30am St Michael & All Angels’ Anglican Church
188 Military Road, Henley Beach
12.15pm Temple Uniting Church
214 Military Road, Henley Beach.
1.00pm Lunch – own arrangements.
There are numerous cafes in nearby Seaview Road.
2.00pm Adelaide West Uniting Church
312 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Brooklyn Pk.
Saturday 17th June, 1.30-3.30pm: ‘Repertoire within Reach’ Workshop
St Peter’s Lutheran Church, 71 Cumming Street, Blackwood
Explore a range of easy repertoire with Graham Bell, Gina Dutschke and Morris Rieger from our committee, along with tips for performances on more limited instruments. Includes copyright information with some free sources as well as purchasing possibilities.
The venue is co-located with a school, a campus of Concordia College. Ample parking is available in the church/school grounds. Access to the site, which is on the corner of Cumming Street and Trevor Terrace, is suggested either from Brighton Parade (off Shepherds Hill Road), or Cumming Street (off Coromandel Parade).
For further information, or to book, please contact either Graham (0422 073 436) or Gina (0431 692 629).
Tuesday 25th July, 7.30pm: ‘Come and Play’ at Payneham Rd Uniting Church.
Here is an opportunity to have a play on the fairly recently refurbished 3 manual organ. Refreshments will be available giving an excellent opportunity to catch up with others in an informal manner.
Last Year’s 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).