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It is with sadness that we record the death, on 8th April 2023, of our longstanding member Lex Dunlop.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, 13th May in Blairgowrie Parish Church, where he had been organist.

A tribute by Ian McLagan can be read here.

Events and recitals

Scroll down for forthcoming events

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Saturday 24th September 2022 at 7.00 p.m.
Composite recital by David Smith, Hannah Gibson and Society President Ron Oliver
on the John R Miller organ
St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Newport on Tay DD6 8DA
Followed by refreshments
Tayside Organists’ Society event held jointly with St Mary’s
Read a review here
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Tuesday 18th October 2022 at 7.30 p.m.
Members’ Night
A composite organ recital by members of the Society
St Mary Magdalene’s Episcopal Church, Dundee DD1 5RR
Recital to celebrate the refurbishment of the organ
Donations invited to help raise funds towards the projec
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Tayside Organists’ Society event
Read a review here
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Tuesday 29th November 2022 at 7.30 p.m.
A programme of music with a Scottish flavour
presented by pupils of Morgan Academy
Morgan Academy, Forfar Road, Dundee DD4 7AX
Tayside Organists’ Society event
Read a review here
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Tuesday 28th February 2023 at 7.30 p.m.
Showing of the documentary film
“Organ Stops – saving the King of Instruments”
Steeple Church, Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DG
Tayside Organists’ Society event
Read a review here
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Saturday 25th March 2023 at 2.00 p.m.
“At Home” organ recital by our member Alison Malcolm
Tayside Organists’ Society event
Read a review here
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Saturday 22nd April 2023 at 2.00 p.m.
Visit to the “new” Lewis organ
in the Laidlaw Concert Hall of the University of St Andrews
St Andrews University Music Centre KY16 9QF
Tayside Organists’ Society event
Read a review here
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Friday 28th – Saturday 29th April 2023
Scottish Federation of Organists Conference
Holy Trinity Church, Albert Place, Stirling FK8 2RG
including:
                                        –  Guitar & organ recital by Puddledub Duo
                                        –  Talk on the church and its stained glass
                                        –  Choosing music to nurture your choir and congregation
                                        –  Concert by Hillfoot Harmony
                                        –  Organ recital by Kevin Duggan

Scottish Federation of Organists event
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Tuesday 23rd May 2023 at 7.30 p.m.
Annual General Meeting of the Society
Steeple Church, Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DG
Tayside Organists’ Society event
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Tuesday 6th June 2023 at 7.30 p.m.
Organ recital by
Gordon Stewart (Hon.Pres. The Friends of the Caird Hall Organ)
Caird Hall, Dundee DD1 3BB
Celebrating the centenary of the Caird Hall Organ
Tickets from dundeebox.co.uk
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Saturday 1st July 2023 at 1 p.m.

Organ recital by
Alessandro Bianchi (Lugano, Switzerland)
St John’s Kirk of Perth PH1 5SZ
Retiring donations invited
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Sunday 30th July 2023 at 3.00 p.m.

Organ Recital by
Mark Spalding
Brechin Cathedral, 6 Church Street, Brechin DD9 6EU

including music by Bach, Debussy, Eddie McGuire, Beethoven and Reger.
Admission by donation in aid of Brechin Cathedral Trust,
the new charity set up to manage the building
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Tuesday 1st August 2023 at 7.30 p.m.

Organ recital by
Henry Fairs (Universitat der Kunste, Berlin)

Caird Hall, Dundee DD1 3BB

Tickets from dundeebox.co.uk
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Sunday 26th October 2023 at 2.30 p.m.

Organ and Piano concert by
The Scott Brothers Duo

Caird Hall, Dundee DD1 3BB
Celebrating the centenary of the Caird Hall Organ
Tickets from dundeebox.co.uk
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Rubislaw Parish Church, Aberdeen

The church will close as a place of worship in May 2023
and there will be a series of recitals throughout the year on the
1890 Father Willis Organ
Click here for details
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For details of organ recitals all over the UK go to https://www.organrecitals.uk/

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The organ of St Mary Magdalene's Church, Dundee
The organ of St Ninian's Cathedral, Perth
The organ of Dundee Congregational Church
The Father Willis organ in Fetteresso Parish Church
The Wadsworth organ in the church of Saint James the Great, Stonehaven