Organ Society of Western Australia (Inc.) (OSWA) was formed in 1966 to
promote organs and their music, and for the sharing of knowledge and
experiences gained in connection with organs.
Australia has a magnificent heritage of pipe organs from historic to
modern, and OSWA provides advice to assist in the retention of
though the emphasis of this Society is on pipe organs, due to the
increasing presence of electronics in church organs, electronic
and part-electronic (hybrid) church organs are also considered to be of
of OSWA is open to anyone who supports the aims and activities of
the Society. OSWA members are entitled to receive In The Pipeline as part of their membership and a reduced subscriptions to the Organ Australia magazine and the UK journal Organists' Review.
OSWA presents recitals by local, interstate and international
organists. Other activities include inspection of pipe and
electronic organs, master classes on a variety of music or organ
related subjects, lectures, tours and social functions, in particular
the Annual Recital and Dinner.
Membership categories and subscription fees for 2017 are as follows: