Thursday, May 28, 2020
Username Password
Home » Tag Archives: organs

Tag Archives: organs

Marie Downes has played for four decades but still not an organist

MARIE Downes has been playing the organ at Sacred Heart Church, Sandgate, for more than 45 years but she’s been keeping a secret from her fellow parishioners – she’s not an organist. “I’m not an organist … I’m a pianist,” Miss Downes said late last year as she prepared for a special celebration the Sandgate Brighton parish held to pay ... Read More »

Renowned musician and scholar picks up baton at St Stephen’s Cathedral

Andrew Cichy

BRISBANE’S newest cathedral music director decided in his teens to take up playing an instrument that was at odds with his name. Dr Andrew Cichy, whose surname is Polish for “quiet”, picked the organ as his muse when he was just 15 and a student at Trinity College, East Perth. “‘Cichy’ does indeed mean ‘quiet’, so I’m not quite sure ... Read More »

Scroll To Top