We very much hope you will enjoy seeing about our work, preserving the historic music making skills required to play the King of Instruments, the mighty theatre organ, and perhaps be inspired to visit Rye to see one of our shows, or perhaps to make a donation to the charity. FundingThe Rye Wurlitzer Academy is a Registered Charity, Number 1161821, and relies solely upon donations, sponsorships and staging of fund-raising events to continue its work. Please visit our sponsors page to see some of the many companies and individuals who have supported us. If you feel able to support us, please visit our Donations page.
Enjoy a documentary film about the RWA...
Produced by RWA student, David Swarbrick, this short film gives an enjoyable insight to our activites. Whilst still studying, David has already enjoyed success with David J. Swarbrick Film Productions and this documentary won him theaward for Best Student Film at the 2015 Rye International Film Festival.
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The Rye Wurlitzer Academy
is the only project in the world with an ethos of teaching students how to play the theatre organ through providing them with regular lessons on a Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ and giving them an electronic organ for home practise, all for FREE!
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