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St Andrews Organ Week

St Andrews Organ Week is one the UK’s leading courses for amateur and young organists attracting participants from throughout the UK and far beyond. Participants enjoy a mixture of one-to-one and group tuition, lectures, workshops, masterclasses and concerts.

The Auld Alliance
Aspects of the French Organ Culture

29 July-5 August, 2017

Olivier Salandini (Bourges Cathedral, France)
Neil Cockburn (University of Calgary)
Henry Fairs (Birmingham Conservatoire and Honorary Professor of Organ, University of St Andrews)
Tom Wilkinson (University of St Andrews)
Graham Mark Scott (Bryanston School)
Edmund Aldhouse (Ely Cathedral)
Anne Page (Cambridge)

In 2017 participants will have the opportunity to explore the language of the French Classical Organ, enjoy hands-on experience of a real French Harmonium under the expert guidance of Anne Page and study the literature of 19th and 20th century France. Concerts will include the complete organ works of Maurice Duruflé (Henry Fairs) and a reconstruction of the recital performed by Marcel Dupré at the Caird Hall in Dundee in May, 1924 (Neil Cockburn and Edmund Aldhouse).

Please see here for brochure and application form: St Andrews Organ Week brochure 2017 (PDF, 4,187 KB)

The concerts were outstanding.

An excellent, inspiring and thoroughly useful course”.

The quality of teaching was of the highest level – and consistently so.

Congratulations on an outstandingly good course

…this was the best course I’ve ever participated in!

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