N.D.S.O. Bursary Scheme

The Nottingham & District Society of Organists has a Bursary Scheme to provide financial assistance to young organists.

Download an application form, print off the form and complete it using black ink. When completed scan and email the form to: ndsosecretary@gmail.com

A small team from the NDSO is currently developing a new scheme to help and attract new youngsters towards taking up the pipe organ.


If you are aware of any young people interested in becoming organists and potentially benefiting from financial assistance for organ lessons, music, and examination fees through our bursary scheme, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and provide details about the individual. We would be happy to explore potential opportunities. contact us

We are delighted to announce that five students are currently undergoing organ training and receiving support from our exceptional bursary scheme for the 2023/24 period! Above, you can see three of our students pictured after their performance at the society’s AGM in 2023. – L-R Isabelle Lawes, Christine Jiang, Ascend Jiang

Student Christine Jiang at Pershore Abbey

Student James Darling playing at Rotherham Minster

Local Organ Teachers

  • David Butterworth MA MusB FRCO(CHM) FRSA – Tel: 0115 9625400 / 07850 833890
  • Paul Hale MA FRCO ARCM FGCM FRSCM FRSA  (website)