Society of Organists (Vic) Inc.

Who we are

The Society of Organists (Vic) Inc., founded in 1938, was established to encourage and uphold high musical standards amongst members, teachers and students of the organ, as well as fostering an interest in the organ and its music in the wider community.
If you are looking for an organist, please contact our Registrar of Deputies, Warwick Lewis, on 0499 171 701 or send an email to: registrar@sov.org.au

Membership

Benefits of Membership: Members receive the thrice annually national journal, ‘Organ Australia’ which contains informative illustrated articles on organ music and organs of importance in Australia and overseas. Members resident …

Latest News

Read our latest news here.

Organ for Sale

An Allen 1203-DKC 3 manual organ with speakers is for sale, suitable for a home organ enthusiast. Lovingly owned by an organist in Melbourne who is now deceased, this organ …

Concert

Christopher Cook will be giving a concert at All Saints church, 2 Chapel Street, East St Kilda on Sunday 8 March 3pm. Called “In Memoriam Robert Heatley”, it will be …

Organist Position

Koonung Heights Uniting Church, Balwyn East, is seeking an organist, full time or part time to be negotiated. We are a congregation which values its organist and other musicians, including …

Organist Position

Saint Oswald’s Anglican Church, Glen Iris is seeking expressions of interest invited for Organist/Music Director who will work with the Choir, to commence early 2020, play the 1988 Knud Smenge …

Organist Position

St Fidelis Catholic Church in Coburg, Melbourne is seeking an organist to play regularly on Sundays and major feast days. To find out more, please contact the Director of Music, …

Organ Australia Editor retires

The SOV Council would like to report that the editor of Organ Australia, Christopher Akehurst, has retired after 6 years of exemplary work, to pursue other interests. The council is …

Mery Christmas

The Council of the Society of Organists (Vic) Inc. would like to wish all our members, and all organists the world over, a very Happy and Safe Christmas and a …

The AGE Article

The Age interviewed Anna Duan and Thomas Trotter for the masterclass which Thomas gave when in Melbourne recently. (Photo courtesy The Age) Article

Masterclass images

The masterclass with Thomas Trotter on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 at Scots Church, Melbourne was a success with four students participating. Click on the image to see the students. Anna …

Thomas Trotter Concert

Thomas Trotter is giving a concert “London come to Melbourne” at Scots Church on Wednesday 4th September @ 6:15pm. Thomas is a world renowned organist and it is a rare …