All this extra practice time….

by Morwenna Campbell-Smith The Covid-19 shutdown has hit musicians badly.  'Culture in quarantine'  - was BBC Director-General, Tony Hall's phrase for it this week -  with the closure of concert halls and academies, the cancellation of recitals and events and self-isolation forcing people to try and find online solutions to keep music alive, and to maintain their livelihoods as performers and teachers. For us in particular, the announcement that public religious services are to end for the foreseeable future also means an end to that weekly routine of preparation, practice and performance that forms the structure of many organists' lives.  …

About StopPress

Welcome to StopPress, the RCO blog for organists and choral directors. More about the people behind it here.

Get in Touch

News and comment welcome!
Email us:
Find us on Facebook and Twitter


Popular Posts

Twitter Latest

The iRCO content hub now has more material than ever to help those taking or considering RCO exams, with dozens of……
Many congratulations to Wenying Wu, who has been announced today as the winner of the IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competi……
Now available to watch online, the IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competition. Visit… to see performa……

follow @RCO_Updates