The organ masterclasses will be held by Prof. Jürgen Essl (Musikhochschule Stuttgart), and Luca Scandali (Konservatorium „F. Morlacchi", Perugia)
Suggested repertoire in 2017:
Luca Scandali: Italian music from 17th and 18th century (Frescobaldi, Rossi, Pasquini, Scarlatti, Galuppi), J.S. and C.Ph.E. Bach
Jürgen Essl: Froberger, Pachelbel, Muffat, Knecht, Bach, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Liszt, Improvisation
Both Prof. Essl and Luca Scandali offer guidance in Organ Improvisation ranging from Barock to Modern. Previous knowledge or experience with improvisation is not required.
Students are able to practise and perform on excellent historical and modern instruments, including the famous Gabler organ Ochsenhausen and the Holzhey organ in Rot, Kiene/ Sandtner organ in Gutenzell or Goll organ in Memmingen (dispositions listed below).
Disposition Holzhay organ Rot a.d. Rot
Disposition Gabler organ Ochsenhausen
Disposition Goll organ Memmingen
Disposition Sandtner organ Gutenzell
Luca Scandalis concerts are formidable, find a list here.
JOSEPH GABLER ORGAN COMPETITION
Students have the opportunity to participate in the Joseph Gabler competition at the end of ISAM. (30-min free recital including J.H. Knecht: Kleines Flötenkonzert or J.H. Knecht:Kleines Hoboenkonzert, and improvisation ad. lib. Both concerts of Knecht are included in Justin Heinrich Knecht: Vollständige Orgelschule Band 2. Reprint. Wiesbaden: Breikopf & Härtel, 1989. ISBN 3-7631-0256-3, p, 56 or 62).
The 6th Joseph-Gabler Organ Competition is scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The top two or three winners will be awarded prizes per decision of the international jury. The First Prize Winner of Joseph Gabler Prize will recieve further invitations and concert engagements.
2017 five prizes are awarded: Three Joseph-Gabler Prizes and additional two Justin-Heinrich-Knecht Spezial Prizes.
Prize money Joseph-Gabler Prize
Prize money JUSTIN-HEINRICH-KNECHT SPECIAL PRIZE
These prizes are donated by the town Biberach / Riß, where J.H. Knecht came from.
|Jürgen Essl, organist and composer|
|Luca Scandali, organist|
JOSEPH GABLER ORGAN COMPETITION'S FIRST PRIZE WINNERS