Ulster Society of
Organists and Choirmasters

Est. 1918.

Our Events

Current and Future Events

Date Details

Sat, 8 Feb, 2020

Refreshing our Repertoire: Organ Music for Lent and Easter

Join us as we explore lesser-known corners of the repertoire, old and new, in preparation for the seasons of Lent and Eastertide. St Mark's Parish Church, Portadown, Co. Armagh at 3PM.

Sat, 21 Mar, 2020

USOC Away Day to Co. Fermanagh

Visiting organs of note in Clogher and Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh.

Sat, 25 Apr, 2020

Choral Directing Masterclass with Matthew Owens

Matthew Owens, recently appointed Director of Music at Belfast Cathedral, leads a masterclass on choral directing with the acclaimed vocal ensemble Melisma.

Fri, 1 May, 2020 to
Mon, 4 May, 2020

USOC May Tour 2020 to London

2020 USOC May Tour to London.

For further information, please contact James Little,

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Fri, 1 May, 2020 to
Mon, 4 May, 2020

USOC Tour to London

USOC members visit 12 venues, enjoying 15 organs and two choirs over three days in London.

Archived Events

Date Details

Sat, 9 Mar, 2019

Mullingar Visit

All day Visit to Mullingar Christ the King Cathedral, Mullingar and St Mel’s Cathedral Longford.

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Sat, 6 Apr, 2019

Flemish Organists in Ireland with James McConnell

Flemish Organists in Ireland with James McConnell, and recital of examples of their music by David Stevens, in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh and in the presence of Baron George Minne, the last of the Flemish organists in NI.

For further information, please contact James McConnell,

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Sat, 14 Sep, 2019 to
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019

Thomas Ospital Presented by Dunleath Organ Scholarship Trust & USOC

In association with the Dunleath Organ Scholarship Trust, Recital and Workshop with Thomas Ospital Co-Titulaire Organist of St Eustache, Paris and Organist-in-Residence of the Radio France new concert organ by Grenzing.

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Sat, 26 Oct, 2019

Christmas Choral Music with David Stevens

Accomplished choral director David Stevens will present a workshop aimed at helping members get the very best from their choirs in preparation for Christmas. Venue: St Mary’s Parish Church, Crumlin Road, Belfast. Time: 3PM

Sat, 9 Nov, 2019

President’s Afternoon at Killinchy Parish Church

An opportunity to hear the fully restored 1899 Harrison and Harrison organ, recently installed by The Pipe Organ Preservation Company. Mr Stuart Nicholson, Master of the Music, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin will be our guest speaker for the afternoon which will include a recital-workshop by some of our young players. Venue: Killinchy Parish Church Time: 3PM

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2019: the Year in Review; Remembering former USOC President Mr David Drinkell

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Ulster Society for
Organists and Choirmasters

Est. 1918.