Summer Academy 

19-31 July 2021

The Haarlem Organ Festival and COVID-19 -

Update April 18, 2020

Click here for all details about the postponement of the International Organ Festival Haarlem

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Registration for the 49th Haarlem Summer Academy for Organists is temporarely closed

Due to the postponement of the Festival online registration is temporarely closed. This is to prepare the website technically. The online registration form will function again as soon as possible, which will be announced in a Newsletter. You can subscribe till the end of June 2021.

 

What is the Haarlem International Summer Academy for Organists?

The Haarlem International Summer Academy for Organists was founded in 1955 and is therefore the oldest of its kind in the world! During the last 70 years the Academy grew from 4 teachers and 10 students to the largest Summerschool in the world. Now around 100-120 students from all over the world  even from China, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, South Corea, South Africa, United States of America, Chili, Syria...  travel to Haarlem each two years to attend masterclasses and study with the most distinguished organists of this time.
A very successful Young Talent Class has been part of the Academy since 2010, an unforgettable experience for the selected participants that for some was the beginning of a professional music education and even a starting career as a concert organist. 
The focal point of the Summer Academy is undoubtedly the world-famous Christian Müller organ (1738) in St. Bavo's Church. 

Click here for an overview of all Summer Academy courses to make your choice.

 

Improvisation Competition

21, 23 and 24 July 2021

Three participants selected for the 2021 Improvisation Competition

Three participants are selected for the Haarlem International Organ Improvisation Competition 2021: Sebastian Benetello (D), Marcel Eliasch (D) and Cyril Julien (CH).

Given the fact that the Organ Festival has been postponed to the summer of 2021, another preselection round will be launched in the spring of 2021 in order to select the other four participants.

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Next Haarlem International Organ Festival:

17 July - 31 July 2021

Geerten van de Wetering winner of the Improvisation Competition

21/07/2018

The jury of the International Haarlem Organfestival has declared Geerten van de Wetering (Netherlands) as winner of the 52ndt Haarlem International Organ Improvisation Competition

21/07/2018

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Three finalists Improvisation Competition

20/07/2018

On Wednesday 18 July the jury has announced the names of the three finalists.

20/07/2018

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Presentation concert Summer Academy 2021

31/07/2021

Selected students of the Summer Academy

31/07/2021

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Presentation Concert Summer Academy 2021

31/07/2021

Selected students of the Summer Academy

31/07/2021

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Excellence Class in concert

30/07/2021

Top talents of the Summer Academy Excellence Class

30/07/2021

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Municipal Organ Concert

29/07/2021

Franz Danksagmüller & Geerten van de Wetering (Haarlem winner 2018)

29/07/2021

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Chamber Music Concert

29/07/2021

Menno van Delft (organ and harpsichord)

29/07/2021

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Organ recital

28/07/2021

Christophe Mantoux & Andrés Cea Galan

28/07/2021

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Municipal Organ Concert

27/07/2021

Bernhard Haas & Wolfgang Zerer

27/07/2021

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Organ, Flute and electronics

24/07/2021

Thomas Lacôte & Anne La Berge

24/07/2021

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Municipal Organ Concert

22/07/2021

Jürgen Essl & Jeremy Joseph

22/07/2021

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La Nativité illuminée (Dreaming like Messiaen)

22/07/2021

Gerrie Meijers (organ) & Marcel Wierckx (visuals)

22/07/2021

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Municipal Organ Concert

20/07/2021

Stefan Engels & Bernard Foccroulle

20/07/2021

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Chamber Music Concert

19/07/2021

Het Collectief (Brussels), Dirk Luijmes (harmonium)

19/07/2021

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Opening Concert

17/07/2021

Nationaal Gemengd Jeugdkoor conducted by Sigvards Kļava (Latvia), organ: Hayo Boerema

17/07/2021

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