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A gala recital to celebrate the restoration of the 1735 Richard Bridge organ was given by John Scott on Tuesday 30 June 2015.
Our workshop was saddened by the news of his sudden death some weeks later.

On the 30th of July a William Drake Tribute Concert was given by Gerard Brooks, Joost de Boer, John Wellingham, Thomas Trotter and William McVicker. This event was hosted by the Reverend Andy Rider, and the Reverend Bill Jacob in the presence of Wyn Varney, William Drake’s sister and a large number of William’s friends and former customers. The music was performed in a uniquely informal and relaxed atmosphere, after which all present were invited to wine and nibbles.

Forthcoming events:

Thursday 1st of October 7.30pm
The Bridge Concert
Thomas Trotter
Hosted by the Rector and Gerard Brooks
at Christ Church Spitalfields

Thursday 5th of November
The Firework Concert
Gerard Brooks and the All Souls orchestra Ensemble
Hosted by the Rector and Gerard Brooks
at Christ Church Spitalfields

Tickets available at Eventbrite

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About the Author:

Joost Joined William Drake Ltd in 1989 and has been a managing director since 2013. Prior to joining William Drake he studied woodworking and furniture making in Rotterdam. This College education included two apprenticeships with Dutch organ builders, Firma Flentrop and Henk van Eeken. Joost is a fully qualified organ builder specialising in tonal design and voicing. He is fortunate to have 25 years of experience as assistant and voicer, working closely with William Drake.

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