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19/10/19 – Come and Play at Alva

The SDSO will open its  2019/20 with a Come and Play afternoon at Alva Parish Church.
It’s an informal event and everyone will have the opportunity to play the organ. Please bring along any music you’d like to play.

We start at 2.30pm. Afternoon tea will be served during the afternoon.

18/5/2019 – AGM in Central Falkirk

The SDSO will close its 2018/19 session with its AGM at two Falkirk churches: St Andrews West and then onto Christ Church Episcopalian.

Arrangements are slightly different from previous years and the timetable for the day is below:

10:30 – approx 11:00am – St Andrews West. The SDSO will join a coffee morning at the church for refreshments before the meeting

11:00-12:45 approx. – AGM, opportunities to play the organ at St Andrews West then onto Christ Church Episcopalian

1300 onwards. A light lunch will be served at Christ Church and members are asked to pay £3 directly to the church on the day as a contribution to the catering

** For those members intending to only join the lunch, please note that there is no access to Christ Church before 1pm as the church is being used by another organisation**

**SDSO members are advised that parking is very restricted at Christ Church. It is recommended to park away from the church**

20/4/19 – Samba Drumming

20/4/2019 – Samba Drumming at Lecropt Church

The SDSO will host a samba duo at Lecropt Church on Saturday, 20th April 2019 at 2.30pm. Please come along and support our visiting musicians. Refreshments will be served after the event.

The event is free to attend and all are welcome.

Talk on Baroque – 17th Nov. 2018

Craigmailed United Free church in Bo’ness hosted the SDSO’s second meeting of its 2018/19 session on Saturday, 17th November 2018.
The Talk on Baroque was a well – attended meeting was enjoyed by everyone. The members were heard snippets of pieces on a digital harpsichord from composers such as Sweelinck, Couperin, Zipoli and Scarlatti

Opening Recital at Stenhouse and Carron

The SDSO opening its 2018/19 season with a recital by Tony Baldwin at Stenhouse and Parish Church. It was a varied programme and included works by:  Buxtehude (Prelude and Fugue in G minor), Willan (Two Chorale Preludes), Mathias (Processional) and Vierne (Berceuse) and also by Tony Baldwin himself (Little Suite).

Thank you to all those who attended the recital.