Philip Fournier :: harpsichord/organ (Canada)

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Philip Fournier :: harpsichord/organ (Canada)

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About Philip

Affiliation:

Toronto Oratory - Organist & Director of Music

Location:

Toronto

Other Interests:

Beer

Website:

www.linkedin.com/philipfournier

 

Biography:

Philip Fournier is Organist & Music Director of the Toronto Oratory, Chant Master & Director of the Oratory Children’s Choir. He specializes in Gregorian Chant, which he studied at Solesmes with Dom Saulnier. He performs solo organ repertoire weekly at the Oratory, plays continuo and solo harpsichord and organ with various local groups, and is active as a composer. Mr. Fournier was the first Organ Scholar of the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester USA, and was subsequently named a Fenwick Scholar, the highest academic honour given by the College. He was one of the recitalists of the Chapel Artists Series there in 2011. He won the Historical Organ in America competition in 1992. Mr. Fournier was Organist & Director of Music at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland Maine, from 2000-2007, during which time he founded the Cathedral Schola Cantorum for the restoration of Gregorian Chant and Renaissance Polyphony to the Stational Masses of the Diocese of Portland.

Sample Audio:

Bach Ricercar a 3