The International Masterclass for Young Talents is a high-level course for exceptionally talented young organists hoping to pursue professional studies.
Most of the masterclasses will take place on the Müller organ in the Bavokerk and the Cavaillé-Coll instrument in the Philharmonie concert hall. Practise organs will be available within the vicinity of Haarlem.
The Fourth International Masterclass for YoungTalents will take place from 18 to 30 July 2016. Ten lessons of two hours each will be directed by Guy Bovet (Bach; Alain and contemporaries), Peter Planyavsky (Improvisation), Christophe Mantoux (19th and 20th century repertoire), Ben van Oosten (19th century repertoire), Leo van Doeselaar (Bach) and Jos van der Kooy (Improvisation).
Eight young organ players between the age of 13-18, who have not yet commenced professional studies, has been admitted: Alice Rocha (PT), Barbara Salomon (AT), KaiYuan Jiang, Lijun Chen, Zenglie Ljiu (CN), Matthew Johnson (US), Alexander de Bie (NL), Francesca Ajossa (IT).