Organ academy

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The French region Alsace counts 1226 organs which is the largest organ heritage in France. The region welcomed the renowned dynasties of organs builders (Silbermann, Callinet, Rinckenback, …) and witnessed the rise of several composers and musicians.

Come discover and work on these extraordinary instruments while attending a unique organ class under the guidance of Lionel Avot.

Organ classes at Musicalta

Organ classes are open to all students from all background, from the amateur to the professional.

Each student will benefit from a minimum of 1 hour of individual lesson with his or her professor and will have the possibility to attend the courses of the other organ students.

They will be able to work individually at leat 3 hours per day on the instruments.

Organs available with Musicalta

Unvaluable historic instrument, the Musicalta organs were built by one of the largest dynasty in France, the Callinet. Cavaillé-Coll, who was impressed by their work, came to visit in Alsace to learn from their art. Here is some organs accessible during the academy:

  • Rouffach, Notre-Dame C.I. Callinet (1855 – III/P 36)
  • Voegtlinshoffen, St-Nicolas J. Besançon (1768 – I/P 14)
  • Soultz, St Maurice J.A. Silbermann (1750  – III/P 31)
  • Rouffach, Chapelle de l’Hopital C Schwenkedel (1962 – II/P 7)