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European Organ Study tour VII 2016:

Netherlands July 15-29


Day 1 Friday, July 15
         Fly to Amsterdam
Day 2 Saturday, July 16
         Arrive in Amsterdam
         Afternoon and evening in Amsterdam
Day 3 Sunday, July 17
                  Attend church at the Westerkerk in Amsterdam
                  After lunch, we play the organ at the Westerkerk from 1:00-3:00 following which we will proceed to Haarlem by bus and check in at the Haarlem Festival office
         Dinner and Overnight in Haarlem
Day 4-8 Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22
         Attend Haarlem Summer Academy
Day 9 Saturday, July 23
         Participate in Haarlem excursions
                  Doesberg (Walcker, 1916 - Lohmann class and recital)
Zwolle (Michaelskerk, Schnitger, 17th-18th cen.)
Zutphen (Bader, 17th cen.)
Day 10 Sunday, July 24
                  Attend church at the Waalsekerk in Amsterdam
                  Free afternoon and evening in Amsterdam
         Overnight in Amsterdam
Day 11 Monday, July 25
Bus to Medemblik
         Play Medemblik (1637, Peter Backer)
         Visit the open air windmill museum
Bus to Oosthuizen
         Play N.H. Kerk (1521)
         Bus to Amsterdam
Overnight in Amsterdam      
Day 12 Tuesday, July 26
                  Bus to Utrecht
Play the Dom (Bates, 1831)
                  Bus to Gouda to play St. Jans (Moreau, 1724)
                  Bus to Amsterdam
                  Canal Boat Tour
         Overnight in Amsterdam
Day 13 Wednesday, July 27
         Free day in Amsterdam
                  3:30 Bus to Groningen
         Dinner in Groningen
Recital in Groningen – 8:00
         Overnight in Groningen                                                    
Day 14 Thursday, July 28
                  Group I: Stay in Groningen
                           Practice at Martinikerk 9:30-12:30
                           Play recital at the Martinikerk – 12:30
                           Bus to Noordbroek (lunch on the bus) – 1:30
                           Listen to Group II recital – 3:00
                  Group II: Bus to Noordbroek – Departs at 9:00
                           Morning: Practice on the Schnitger
                                    Lunch on their own in Noordbroek
                                    Play recital at 3:00               
                  Bus To Amsterdam: 4:00
                  7:00 - Concluding rijstttafel in Amsterdam

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