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The organ with resprayed casework pipes in brilliant gold at SHSB

Welcome to the website of the Old Southendian Organ Society (OSOS), a society set up to protect and enhance the future of the War Memorial Organ at Southend High School for Boys.

We aim to assist the School in supporting current pupils with their organ endeavours, and further enhance the opportunities available to them through the friendly community of past School Organists and Old Boys.

OSOS was formally constituted on April 25th 2014 at a meeting at Southend High School for Boys, and is affiliated to the Old Southendian Association. We are a charity in England and Wales (registered charity number 1173343).

Latest News

The latest news from OSOS is shown below. See our News page for more news.

A Southendian Autumn's Showcase at Southend High School for Boys - Poster

A Southendian Autumn's Showcase at Southend High School for Boys - Saturday 19th October 2019 - 7pm

Join us for a varied concert with something for everyone: from solos on the War Memorial Organ, to music from an eclectic mix of instruments and voices. See our events page for more information and to book your tickets.

Interview with Adrian Lucas following the recital in June 2018

As part of the preparations for the concert by internationally acclaimed musician and OSOS President Adrian Lucas to celebrate the rebuilding of the school organ, we interviewed Adrian on his time at school, his career since then, and the recent work and activities of the Organ Society.