Ulster Society of Organists and Choirmasters

Est. 1918


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Welcome to the website for the Ulster Organists and Choirmasters Society. Please feel free to browse the gallery and events pages for the latest news. If you are interested in membership make sure to check the membership section and fill in an application form.


Latest News

Mr Rodney Bambrick – A tribute by Mr Jack Thompson

Tribute paid to Rodney S. Bambrick  B.A. , L.T.C.L.  (1 March 1927 – 14 March 2015), during his funeral service in Queen’s Parade Methodist Church, Bangor, on 20 March 2015,  by his friend, Mr Jack Thompson.   Rodney – the teacher That’s where I first met Rodney. I... read more

Mr Harry Anderson

The funeral of Mr Harry Anderson took place in Seagoe Parish Church on Thursday 26 February. Harry had a long career of over sixty years as a choral director, organist and teacher, particularly in the Banbridge and Portadown areas. Harry was born in Lurgan and had his... read more

May Street’s 100 Year Old Organ

As many of you will be aware, there lives rather a splendid two manual organ by J.J.Binns in May Street Presbyterian Church in Belfast. It has been my privillege to play on (and with!) this gem for the Thursday Lunch Time Services for quite a few years now. I just... read more

The Barber Organ

Ian Barber recently celebrated 30 years as organist at Belfast cathedral. In recognition of this, the cathedral board has named the chamber organ the ‘Barber Organ’ and it was dedicated at a service in the cathedral on 28th September. In recognition of his... read more

Upcoming Events

  1. Annual May Trip: Paris

    May 4 - May 7
  2. Members’ Recital

    June 9 @ 3:00 pm
  3. USOC Conference at QUB

    September 15


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