loader

Holger Gehring

Holger Gehring

Holger Gehring was born in Bielefeld where he also got his first musical education with Kantor Herbert Wulf and others. He studied Church Music at Musikhochschule in Lübeck (organ with Martin Haselböck, harpsichord with Hans-Jürgen Schnoor) and Stuttgart (organ and harpsichord with Jon Laukvik). Later he studied organ with Daniel Roth at Musikhochschule Frankfurt and afterwards concert class for organ with Ludger Lohmann at Musikhochschule Stuttgart. He also studied at Schola Cantorum in Basel with Jesper Christensen harpsichord, thorough bass and ensemble for ancient music. He took part in masterclasses with Marie-Claire Alain, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, Andrea Marcon und Michael Radulescu. He is prize winner of several national and international organ competitions for organ and improvisation. In 2004 he was appointed as Kreuzorganist at Kreuzkirche Dresden, in 2005 he also became organ revisor of Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Sachsen. Since september 2017 he also is Custos of the new organ of Dresdner Philharmonie in the concert hall Kulturpalast Dresden. He is teaching organ literature,  organ improvisation, thorough bass and historical performance practice at Staatliche Hochschule für Musik and at Hochschule für Kirchenmusik Dresden. He is also artistic director of the castle concert series of Reinhardtsgrimma and giving masterclasses. Publications about organ playing and organ building, CD-broadcast- and TV-recordings can be found. He is travelling as a soloist on the organ and on the harpsichord through several countries.

Organy PLUS+ © 2016
designed by monolight.eu
graphics by Beata Czerepak