Our inaugural Mellotron Symposium was in May 2000. We gathered in Toronto, Canada with a few machines and watched in awe as John Bradley and Martin Smith from Streetly Electronics in the UK worked miracles bringing dead units back to life and furthered our education about the beasts. Hours of adjusting and fixing met with hours of fun. And we realized we had something good going: A gathering of Mellotron owners (and/or fanatics) having a great time, working on and learning about these pieces of musical history with some pros from England. So we decided to do it again...and then some.
These pages chronicle the goings-on at the Mellotron Symposia we've had.
There are also the MONEYPIT (the New England Mellotron Owners' Group) get togethers (see the long list of them to the left), and a bunch of us participated in a session of The Gatherings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Click on the links to the left for the Symposia, MONEYPITs, and information about Mellotronists and Mellotrons in general.
Ten Years Of MONEYPIT: The Video
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