Welcome to Oundle for Organists

Our courses have inspired and guided young organists for 30 years. Whether you are an absolute beginner, a budding professional, or somewhere in between, Oundle for Organists will help you become the best musician you can be.


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Welcome back!

We are pleased to be able to announce more details of our 2021 courses. We have an exciting line-up of tutors for both Pulling Out the Stops (POTS) and the Summer School. The POTS course fee has also now been set at £45.

For more information about both courses, please follow the appropriate links below.

Full biographies of all our fantastic tutors will be published on this site in the new year. In the meantime, keep those applications coming!

We wish you all a very Happy Christmas, and a wonderful start to 2021.

The OfO team

Our 2021 courses:

Pulling Out the Stops
Our fun, friendly course for beginners and those who want to try out the organ.

In 2021, POTS will be run as an online course for beginner organists up to and including Grade 5, and those who are interested in finding out more about the organ. Are you a pianist who is considering giving the organ a try? Come along to POTS and find out more about it!

Our friendly, inspiring tutors will fire up your enthusiasm and give you lots to think about.

Click HERE for more information about POTS, including how to apply.

Summer School
A week of intensive tuition during the Oundle International Festival for young organists at and above roughly Grade 6 standard.

Our Summer School is back! Full details of our tutors and other information will be announced by 10 December, but we are all excited about seeing you again (fingers crossed!) in 2021.

The OfO Summer School, founded 36 years ago, is the perfect week for a young organist. Our renowned tutors will guide and inspire you; you’ll gain new insights into your playing every day. You’ll make friends and spend time with kindred spirits, and you’ll broaden your musical horizons by experiencing memorable performances in the Oundle International Festival.

For more details, including how to apply and how places will be allocated, click HERE

Oundle Music Trust receives lifeline grant from the Government's £1.57bn Cultural Recovery Fund

We were delighted to have been awarded a Cultural Recovery Fund grant of £58,823 to help us face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. This award is a testament to the hard work of our small team and to our importance as a cultural hub within Oundle and the greater East Midlands area. It will enable us to proceed with planning future events as we hopefully emerge from the current crisis.

Oundle Music Trust, which runs Oundle International Festival, Oundle for Organists, Oundle Cinema and Oundle Food Festival, is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support. £257 million of investment was announced on 12 October 2020 as part of the very first round of the Culture Recovery Fund grants programme being administered by Arts Council England.


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