Gerhard-von-Holy organ 1710/11 (III/P/32)
11 - 18 July 2008


  • Ludger Lohmann (Stuttgart)
  • Enrico Viccardi (Piacenza/Como)
  • u. Andreas Liebig (Norwegen).



  • Early Italian Music,
  • Sweelinck and his pupils,
  • North German Organ Baroque,
  • Buxtehude,
  • Bach


   Application until 1 May 2008:
   Fax 0047 61 28 01 20
   Tel. 0047 40 24 94 93

Teaching: ca. 6 hours per day


  • St. Bartholomäuskirche Dornum: Holy-Orgel 1710/11(III/P/32),
  • St. Ansgari-Kirche Hage: Lohmann-Orgel 1776-83 (II/P22),

  • Moreover – depending on the repertoire – on other organs in

  • Ostfriesland, e.g. Rysum (1457),
  • Uttum (1659),
  • Pilsum (1694)

  • opportunities to practise.


  • We will visit the organ workshop Jürgen Ahrend (Leer-Loga) and the organs in Krummhörn, Norden and Marienhafe

  • With its significant instruments Krummhörn in East Frisia (Ostfriesland) is an area, which ranks above all other regions of Europe for its abundance of the famous historical instruments: Uttum (9) – 1659 built in the old Dutch style by using a great deal of pipework from the previous Renaissance organ. Ideal for the music of Sweelinck. 1957 restored by Ahrend&Brunzema. Pilsum (16/II/P) – the most important instrument on the North Sea coast from around 1700, which has not been built by Schnitger Valentin Ulrich Grotian 1694, 1991 restored by Jürgen Ahrend. Jennelt (8/I/P) – the only nearly completely preserved instrument by Johann Friedrich Constabel (1738), 1970 restored by Ahrend&Brunzema. Groothusen (19/II/P) –Johann Friedrich Wenthin1801, 1987 restored by Alfred Führer. Unique Flutes traverses. Dornum (III/32/P) - Holy 1710/11, restored by Ahrend 1997/98. Marienhafe (II/20/P) – Holy 1710-13, restored by Ahrend&Brunzema. The most complete late Baroque organ on Ostfrieland. Hage (II/22/P) - Lohmann 1776-83, restored by Führer 1979/87. Martin-Luther-Kirche Emden (III/44/P) - Beckerath 1995. Lutherkirche Leer (III/39/P) - Ahrend 2002.

    Source: Die Orgellandschaft Ostfrieslands - H. Vogel, R. Ruge, R. Noah, M. Strohmann, Verlag Soltau Kurier, Norden 1995.)


  • English,
  • French,
  • Italian,
  • German and
  • Norwegian


  • Fee: 150 € (120 € passive), one day (50 €) - incl. concert tickets 11 and 18 July!
  • Scholarships: 3 scholarships à 150 € Please send your application with CV and letters of recommendation by two renowned organ teachers to: - Ev.-luth. Kirchengemeinde Dornum, Kirchstr. 19, D-26553 Dornum - or Fax: 0047 61 28 01 20 (until 1 April 2008!).


  • hotel or B&B (from 25 €, limited numbers of places!)


  • with proof of payment until 1. May 2008: oder Fax: 0047 61 28 01 20

Festival programme:

  • Internationale Sommerkonzerte Bartholomäuskirche Dornum „Nachtorgel bei Kerzenschein“:

Scarica Modulo d'iscrizione:Modulo_iscrizione_Dornum.doc



1954 born in Herne / W. Germany.

music and musicology studies at Musikhochschule and University of Cologne,

organ studies with Marie-Claire Alain, Anton Heiller and Wolfgang Stockmeier,harpsichord studies with Hugo Ruf.

Winner of several international organ competitions, namely the famous competition of the ARD (Association of German Broadcasting Corporations) Munich 1979 and Grand Prix de Chartres 1982.

Musicological thesis: "Studies on Articulation Problems with Keyboard Instruments of the 16th to 18th Centuries" (1981). 1979–1983 organ teacher at Cologne Musikhochschule.

Since 1983 professor for organ at Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst and organist at St. Eberhard Catholic Cathedral, Stuttgart.

1989 guest professor at Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford, Conn., USA.

Senior researcher in the Göteborg Organ Art Center (GoART) at the University of Göteborg, Sweden.

Concert tours throughout Europe, Northern and Southern America, Japan, Korea.

Several recordings with music from 16th to 20th centuries

Member of the jury for many international competitions, teacher in international master classes.



Enrico Viccardi was born in Maleo (Italy) in 1961. He received his diploma in organ and organ composition with first-class standing from the Conservatory of Piacenza, studying under Giuseppina Perotti. He continued his studies with Michael Radulescu at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna. He has also attended numerous master classes, especially those held by L.F.Tagliavini at the Italian Music Academy for Organ in Pistoia. His has concertized in numerous important cities in Italy and abroad with a special interest in using and promoting the rich patrimony of historical instruments. He has performed at prestigious music festivals and associations such as Musica e Poesia in San Maurizio (Milano), Feste organistiche di Venezia, Cathedral of Cremona, La Chaise Dieu, Granada, Festival Internacional de las Asturias, Barcelona, Lisbon, Città del Vaticano, Malmö, Uttum, Alma-Ata. Enrico Viccardi has recorded CDs for the labels Bottega Discantica, Divox Antiqua and Dynamics; for the label Fugatto he has recorded a DVD devoted to organ masterworks of J.S. Bach. Very keen in the study of organ building, he is preparing the publication of the census of the historical organs of the province of Piacenza. He has given master classes in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Sweden and Kazachstan. He teaches organ at the Marc’Antonio Ingegneri association in Cremona and is president of the music association Accademia Maestro Raro in Casalpusterlengo. He also teaches organ and organ composition at the Conservatory of Como.



born in Gütersloh/Westfalen in 1962. Studied church music at the Westfälische Landeskirchenmusikschule in Herford. Studies in organ, piano and music theory from 1983-89 at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart, e.g. with L. Lohmann, A. F. Faiss, H. Deppert and H. Lachenmann, with D. Roth in Paris, M. Haselböck in Lübeck, Zs. Szathmáry in Freiburg and with S. Celibidache in Mainz. Scholarship of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) from 1989-90 for studies with H. Haselböck in Vienna. 1988: awarded first prizes in the international organ competitions in Dublin and Odense. From 1989 to 1993 Mr. Liebig taught organ playing at the Academies of Music in Lubeck and, between 1995 and 1997, in Oslo. Cantor and organist at several churches in Denmark and Norway. Artistic director of festivals and concert series, e.g. the Krummhörner Orgelfrühling (, Internationale Sommerkonzerte Dornum ( He has performed to outstanding acclaim with extensive repertoire from Robertsbridge Codex to Avant-garde and has a busy schedule of concerts, recordings for radio and television and master classes which takes him to most of the European countries, to Asia and the USA. Member of the jury for international organ competitions.