Jury

Bernard FOCCROULLE (Belgium), President

Organist and composer. Has recorded more than fourty CDs as soloist (namely complete works by Weckmann, Buxtehude and Bach.
1992-2007 : director of Théâtre royal de la Monnaie and founder of the association 
Culture et Démocratie.

2005-2009 : president of the network Opera Europa.
2007-2018 : director of Festival international d'art lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence.
2009 : Professor for organ at Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles and founder of e
noa (European Network of Opera Academies).

Paul BREISCH (Luxembourg)

Seven Premiers Prix at Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Paris (classes of Michel Bouvard, Olivier Latry, Thierry Escaich and Loïc Mallié). 1999 : laureate of Concours International d'Orgue "André Marchal" de la Ville de Biarritz. 2003 : Professor for organ at the Conservatoire de Musique de la Ville d'Esch-sur-Alzette. 2006 : successor of Carlo Hommel as titular organist of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Luxembourg.

Kay JOHANNSEN (Germany)

Titular organist of Mühleisen organ at Stiftskirche Stuttgart and artistic director of «Stiftsmusik Stuttgart» and the weekly «Stunde der Kirchenmusik» with an audience of 20.000 per year. Prize winner 1988 at Deutscher Musikwettbewerb. Jury member since many years at «Deutscher Musikwettbewerb», «Bundeswettbewerb Jugend musiziert» and at organ competitions of Lausanne and Alkmaar.

Monica MELCOVA (Spain)

Prix d’Excellence at Vienna University (Michael Radulescu). Studies at CNSM de Paris (Olivier Latry and Michel Bouvard) and improvisation studies at CNSM de Lyon with Loïc Mallié. Bourse by the Fondation internationale Nadia et Lily Boulanger. Professor for improvisation at CNSM San Sebastian and professor for master in improvisation at Centro superior de música de Madrid.2012 : jury member of the Concours International d’orgue Grand Prix de Chartres.