The 15th International Organ Academy Alkmaar will be held from June 21th – June 28th 2019 and consists of workshops, masterclasses, concerts and excursions. Application can be made as an active – or non-active participant. The academy is open to organ students, professional organists and advanced amateurs. Participants work with international specialists on a repertoire specifically attuned to the characteristics of the teaching organs. Lessons are held in the Grote Sint Laurenskerk on both world famous organs – the Van Hagerbeer/Schnitger organ (1646/1725) and the Van Covelens organ (1511), and on the wonderful Müller organs of the Kapelkerk (1762) and the Lutheran Church (1755), all in Alkmaar. A unique opportunity to gain knowledge and experience on these top instruments! Spoken language at the academy will be English.
Candidates can enrol soon.
For the repertoire of the Organ Academy 2019: CLICK HERE.
The jury members of the International Schnitger Organ Competition 2019 will teach at the academy, as well as the organists:
Pieter van Dijk, organ professor at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the Hochschüle für Musik und Theater in Hamburg and
Frank van Wijk, organ teacher and organist of the Ruïnekerk in Bergen (NH), the Netherlands.
The programme of the Organ Academy 2019 will be announced soon.