Have you seen a member of the congregation come up to the organist and complain about her playing? I think this would work. This could work because this member only wants what's best for the organist and the congregation. And he knows what it takes to play the organ, right?
"Well, Maggie, I know how strongly you feel about using articulate legato in pre-1800 hymns but this time it was a bit too choppy. However, I think you did a marvelous job in applying pedal preparation in the communion hymn. Oh and by the way, I really enjoyed your postlude improvisation. Don't think I didn't notice all those clever transpositions of the Octatonic mode."
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.