Want a look behind the scenes from our 2017 competition? Check out Pipe Dreams on the CBC Documentary Channel tonight at 9PM.
Pipe Dreams gives you an inside look into the weird and wonderful world of competitive organ playing. It made its TV debut last year with 3 sold-out screenings and having been featured in over 10 festivals…. [more]
Quebecois composer and organist, Laurence Jobidon has written for a variety of ensembles, notably chamber, solo, vocal and orchestral music. She studied organ with Danny Bélisle and Pamela Gill Eby and composition with Andrew P. MacDonald. Finalist and laureate of many composition prizes, her music has been showcased … [more]
Winner of the 2017 Canadian International Organ Competition and Firmin Swinnen Silver Medalist at the 2016 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition, Alcée Chriss III is widely regarded as one of the leading young organists of our time. He has been celebrated for his “grace, skill and abundant proficiency” by the Journal Assist News, Albuquerque. And of his prize-winning performance at the Longwood Gardens Competition, Choir and Organ Magazine declared, “Chriss stole the show.”
Read our interview with him & see how you can be our next featured organist! [more]
From George Walker to Florence Price, Kola Owolabi to Carl Haywood, and Fela Sowande to Undine Smith Moore, the organ community is so fortunate to have such talented black composers and artists among us.
Take a look at some of our favourite performances below … [more]