Welcome

Canon Galpin playing a tromba marina from his collection
Canon Galpin with tromba marina Canon Galpin with tromba marina
THE GALPIN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
The Galpin Society has an international membership of people from all walks of life with an interest in musical instruments. The Galpin Society Journal (GSJ) is published annually for members at the end of the subscription year, and o ur online newsletter is produced three times a year. Conferences are normally held in the UK in alternate years. For details of how to join please see our Subscriptions page. Founded in 1946, the Society commemorates Canon Francis W. Galpin (1858- 1945). A much-loved parish priest, Galpin had a lifelong interest in studying, collecting, playing and sometimes making musical instruments. His enthusiasm is reflected in the society’s broad remit today to promote the study of all kinds of musical instrument.

Welcome

Canon Galpin playing a tromba marina from his collection
Canon Galpin with tromba marina Canon Galpin with tromba marina
THE GALPIN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
The Galpin Society has an international membership of people from all walks of life with an interest in musical instruments. The Galpin Society Journal (GSJ) is published annually for members at the end of the subscription year, and o ur online newsletter is produced three times a year. Conferences are normally held in the UK in alternate years. For details of how to join please see our Subscriptions page. Founded in 1946, the Society commemorates Canon Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945). A much-loved parish priest, Galpin had a lifelong interest in studying, collecting, playing and sometimes making musical instruments. His enthusiasm is reflected in the society’s broad remit today to promote the study of all kinds of musical instrument.