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Summer Organ Academy 2024

  • 08 July 2024
  • 13 July 2024
  • Toronto, Ontario
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  • Please note minors must provide their own guardian.

Registration is closed

Registration is open!

Join us in Toronto for an exciting and intensive program of private organ lessons, improvisation lessons, masterclasses, lecture-demonstrations and performance opportunities. Everyone is welcome, from beginner to advanced learners! Register as a day student or stay in residence on the beautiful downtown campus of the University of Toronto.

For this year's faculty we welcome Jeffrey Brillhart, Katelyn Emerson, Kevin Komisaruk, Sarah Svendsen, and Aaron James, as well as guest lecturers Jonathan Oldengarm and David Simon.

The full program includes private organ lessons, improvisation lessons (traditional and jazz/pop), masterclasses, lectures and performance opportunities. Auditing and additional private lessons are also available.

Space is limited!

The deadline to register is Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

This year's Faculty 

Organ Faculty

Guest Lecturers

Registration Options:

There are many ways to participate in this event. The registration fee for the full week of activities is $625 (paid at time of registration). Overnight accommodation is available for an additional cost, as listed in the table below (this cost will be billed separately). For those who may not have the time to attend all of the events, some additional options have been made available including auditing any one or more of the lectures or masterclasses, as well as private organ lesson study request.

Please note that minors who wish to register for residence accommodation must provide their own chaperone. Minors registered in the day program will be buddied with another student and are not required to bring a guardian.

Pricing Structure:

 Summer Organ Academy 2024 Registration Fee
 Accommodation - Adult - 5 nights (Monday arrival)
 Accommodation - Adult - 6 nights (Sunday arrival)
 Accommodation - Minor w/ guardian (Monday arrival)
 Accommodation - Minor w/ guardian (Sunday arrival)
 Audit Fee Per Lecture
 Audit Fee Per Masterclass
 Per Private Organ Lesson Fee


Scholarship Opportunities

Paul Grimwood Scholarship


Curriculum Designer & Program Coordinator: Dr. Sarah Svendsen

Executive Director: Elizabeth Shannon

Event Coordinator: Rebecca Lee
Office Administrator: Paul Crocker

We gratefully acknowledge support from:

The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation



The Royal Canadian College of Organists

20 St Joseph St

Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9

Phone: 416.929.6400
Email: info[at]

The Royal Canadian College of Organists

20 St Joseph St

Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9

Téléphone : 416.929.6400
Courriel : info[

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