The academy is aimed at students who wish to learn or improve their skills in European keyboard music written before 1791.
The academy is open to organists, harpsichordists and pianists as active participants or listeners.
Individual and group courses will take place on each instrument.
Trainees are invited to provide a list of the works they wish to work during the Academy.
Active Participants : 7 places available. Selected on application file and motivation.
Lessons : Individual (Twice 45min each day), and collective (2h each day)
Auditors : unlimited number of places.
The auditors could participate in individual and collective lessons. They can be registred for one day.
The instruments are mainly reserved for the active participants
Béthune. Great organ Freytag/Tricoteaux de 2001 (3keyboards /péd/44 stops). Valotti temperament.
West-Cappel. Flamish organ Jan Van Belle of 1683 (1keyboard/12 stops). Short octave. Mesotonic temperament.
Lens. French organ inspired of classic style, Michel Garnier/Requier,1988/2016 (3 keyboards/péd/34 stops).
Esquelbecq. Netherlands organ inspired of the XVIIth, Marc Garnier, 1982 (2 keyboards/ped, 25 stops). Mesotonic temperament with 10 just tierces.
Gosnay. Mense-Ruiter/Thomas,1981/2014 (2 keyboardsl/péd/12 stops)
Venitian model (copy), end of the XVIth century 440Hz, 2X8, 47 notes: short octave avec fa# et sol#. Emile Jobin, Paris, 1989.
Muselaar (inspired of Ruckers). 415, 45 notes, 1x8. 45 notes: short octave. Jean Tournay, 1973
Keith Hill (inspired of Ruckers) (1624). Two claviers.
Clavecin français (inspired of Goujon). Two claviers, 2x8’ 1x4’, fa-fa, transpositions. Emile Jobin, Paris, 1983.
Swedish clavicord (inspired of Wåhlström), 1732. Émile Jobin, 2001.