OfO Abroad 2020


German Organ

A course for advanced organists aged 18 or over

Our popular course for over-18s returns in 2020 with a visit to Copenhagen led by renowned organist and teacher Stephen
Farr.  Previous participants have described OfO Abroad as ‘life-changing’.

13-16 April 2020. Participants should arrive at our hotel in Copenhagen by 9pm on Monday 13 April for the course introduction. Our first organ visit is on the morning of 14 April. The course ends late afternoon on 16 April.
Students playing at an advanced level and young professionals 18 – roughly 25. The course is limited to 6 participants.
£300 covers accommodation on the nights of 13, 14, and 15 April, tuition, meals from breakfast on 14 April through lunch on 16 April, and all transport between class venues. Participants must book and pay for their flights, which should not be booked until acceptance on the course has been confirmed and details given, and airport transfers.
How do I apply?
Visit www.oundlefororganists.org.uk for all our online application forms, including bursary application forms.

The 2020 trip is a unique opportunity to play 6 organs representing a wide range of periods and styles:

Roskilde Cathedral: (Raphaëlis 1555/1654 Lorentz)
Jesuskirken (Cavaillé-Coll 1890)
Frederiksborg Castle (Compenius 1610)
Christiansborg Palace (Marcussen 1829)
Domkirke: (Marcussen 1995)
Trinitatis Kirke: (Italian organ ca. 1780)

NB. Places are limited. Early application is strongly encouraged.

Organ specifications and repertoire suggestions will be sent with confirmation of acceptance on the course. 

The group will be accommodated in a clean, comfortable hotel in Copenhagen. Participants will be in shared (twin) rooms; single rooms may be available (depending on availability) on payment of a supplementary charge.

The fee of £300 will cover:
  • tuition
  • accommodation for three nights in Copenhagen
  • all meals (not including alcohol) from the start to finish of the course.
Some bursaries are available; see the back of the brochure for information.

You are responsible for your own travel to and from Denmark. Do not book travel until you have been accepted and received the joining information, which contains travel suggestions.
How do I apply?
The online application form can be found here.
Tutor: Stephen Farr - Recognised as “one of the brightest and most active English recitalists” who “plays with immaculate finish and buoyancy” (Classic CD), Stephen Farr is widely regarded as one of the finest organists of his generation, with a virtuoso technique and an impressive stylistic grasp of a wide-ranging repertoire.
Please do not send any money with your application.