Whether you are an organist yourself, someone with an interest in the organ, or a member of the clergy looking for an organist to deputise within Northampton and District, we hope you will find something of interest here. Our website includes a wide variety of information including how to join us, our quarterly newsletter, our meetings and activities, and information on how to contact us.
We have an excellent programme of events throughout the year, details of which can be found in our What's On page.
We work within Northampton and District to advance the knowledge and enjoyment of the organ. We are a registered charity (no. 274679) founded in 1921. We belong to the Incorporated Association of Organists, an international organisation with almost 5,000 members and nearly 80 affiliated associations. We welcome everyone with an interest in the organ – whether organists or simply those who enjoy the music of the organ.
Northampton & Organists Association was founded on 22nd September 1921 and continues to promote and celebrate the organ and its music, those who play every week in our churches, and those who are learning the instrument.
The Association celebrated its Centenary Year in 2021 and as part of those celebrations initiated the following five exciting centenary projects:
1. Centenary Organ Scholarships
2. Centenary Composition Competition - Entries closed - Winners Announced 4 July 2021
3. Centenary Music Publication
4. Centenary CD.
5. A Centenary History. Published September 2021. Price £5.00 + £2.00 p&p. Follow this link to buy a copy: Buy A Centenary History
Follow this link for more details: Centenary Projects
Three Pieces for Organ - Howard Snell. We are thrilled that the Northamptonshire composer, Howard Snell, has written Three Pieces for Organ, dedicated to NDOA on our centenary. Price £8.00 + £2.00 p&p. Follow this link for more details and to buy a copy: Buy Three Pieces for Organ - Howard Snell
The latest issues of our newsletters are available for download as PDF files from below.
Previous issues can be downloaded from our Newsletter page.