London Conference of Organists Convention Dinner, 1935
Description
Creator
Rawood Ltd., Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of the 1935 London Conference of Organists dinner in London, England. Men and women are seated at tables in the banquet hall.
Notes
The Royal Canadian College of Organists (RCCO) is an interdenominational community of professional and amateur organists, church musicians, choral conductors, and others who share an interest in organs and organ music. RCCO supports the development of organ and choral performance in Canada, and church musicianship.

Founded as the Canadian Guild of Organists in 1909, RCCO is the nation’s oldest association of musicians. In 1920 the name was changed to Canadian College of Organists, and in 1959 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II granted use of the Royal prefix.

RCCO supports its members in the development and practice of organ and choral performance, and church musicianship. It offers vocational support to its members, publishes a bimonthly journal, holds annual conventions, and publishes organ and choral works. Annual examinations are held for the diplomas of Colleague, Associate and Fellow; the Professional Diploma in Choral Conducting; and the certificates in Service Playing and Choir Training.

The Royal Canadian College of Organists is a federally incorporated registered charitable organization. It is administered by a Board of Directors. The National Council is an independent advisory board which includes the directors, chairs of standing committees, and member representatives.

RCCO is divided into 8 geographic Regions: Atlantic; Quebec and Eastern Ontario; Central Ontario; Southern Ontario; Western Ontario; Manitoba and Northwest Ontario; Prairies; and Pacific. Within each Region are local Centers, where members carry out the day to day activities of the College in their own communities.
Inscriptions
London Conference of Organists dinner, Connaught Rooms, London, Wednesday July 31, 1935. President: Sir Ivor Atkins, Mus. D.

Rawood Ltd. 12 Baker Street, W. 1
Date of Original
July 31, 1935
Dimensions
Width: 48 cm
Height: 28 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 44cm
Image Height: 23cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
S506_29.4_8
Collection
Royal Canadian College of Organists collection
Geographic Coverage
  • England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.51334 Longitude: -0.08901
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
S506 Disc 1
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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London Conference of Organists Convention Dinner, 1935


Black and white photograph of the 1935 London Conference of Organists dinner in London, England. Men and women are seated at tables in the banquet hall.