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Last page update: 1 January 2022

Organist Education Scheme


Berkshire Organists' Association is delighted to announce the launch of a new organist education scheme. This includes a free introduction and assessment session, followed by five individual lessons. A donation to the Association is requested, but, thanks to subsidy from the Association, there is no fee for the lessons.


Who can apply?

  • Anyone with piano skills roughly equivalent to Grade 4 or above

  • Children and students aged under 18 should be accompanied by an adult at all times


What is the objective for the student?

Each student will have their own objectives. For example, you might wish:

  • to try out the organ and help you decide whether it is an instrument you wish to study further

  • to learn to play hymns, or improve your hymn playing, in order to play for church services

  • to improve your performance of selected pieces

  • to have an organ playing 'health check' after an extended period when you have had no organ lessons


For further information and to apply to get on the scheme, please download the scheme leaflet which can be found using this link.