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Organ Concert: Mirjam Haag

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 , 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

German organist, pianist, and conductor Mirjam Laetitia Haag is undertaking her first North American concert tour. Her program will include pieces by Muffat, Bach, Liszt, Dupre, Reger, Mendelssohn, Schröder, Farrington and Franck, as well as her own improvisations.

Watch some of her YouTube recordings here.

Mirjam Laetitia Haag´s musical education began with violin and piano lessons. Since 2012, she has dedicated herself to organ with particular emphasis in organ improvisation.

In 2014 she began studies in Sacred Music at the Hochschule für Katholische Kirchenmusik (HfK) in Rottenburg am Neckar, which she absolved with distinction. Parallel to this she studied Mathematics and Music Education at the University of Tübingen. In March of 2020 she began a Master´s degree in Music at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst (HMDK) in Stuttgart. Her teachers include Prof. Heinrich Walther, Prof. Ruben Sturm, Prof. Johannes Mayr, Peter Schleicher, Prof. Bernhard Marx and Prof. Jens Wollenschläger. In 2016, she attended Valparaiso University with a scholarship, where she studied with Dr. Lorraine Brugh and Dr. Joseph Bognar.

She has undertaken private studies with Umberto Pineschi (Pistoia), Geoffrey Webber (Cambridge), Felipe López (Madrid) and Papal Organist Juan Paradell Solé (Rome). Master classes with Prof. Naji Hakim, Prof. Harald Vogel, Alastair Thompson and Guy Bovet have further enriched her studies. In 2021, she received a fellowship to study improvisation in Groningen, Netherlands with Sietze de Vries. She is in demand as a concert organist throughout Germany and Europe.

Her studies in music and mathematics are supported by the Hanns Seidel Foundation. In 2019 she was awarded the Pfleghof-Preis for Organ from the Musicology Institute Tübingen. Her YouTube – Channel Mirjam Laetitia Haag regularly presents her newest improvisations as well as recordings of works for organ and piano.