It is a great honor for the Baltimore Chapter of the AGO to cohost international artist Thierry Mechler. Many thanks to Wm. Glenn Osborne and the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen for hosting the chapter for this renowned recitalist. Thierry Mechler was born in 1962 in the Alsace region of France. He started piano and organ lessons in his hometown of Mulhouse and continued his piano studies with Helene Boschi and his organ studies with Daniel Roth at the Conservatoire National de Région de Strasbourg. He is a regular performer at numerous European organ festivals.
As a renowned teacher and juror, he is invited regularly to Germany, England, Finland, Island, Ireland, USA, Korea, China and France to give masterclasses in various academies. He has made many recordings as both organist and pianist. Titular Organist of the Cathedral Primatial Saint-Jean in Lyon, France from 1991 until 1999. He was also curator and organist of the organ of the Auditorium Maurice Ravel in Lyon, an instrument which was previously built by Cavaillé-Coll for the Trocadéro Palace. Since 2002, he has been organist and a curator of the prestigious Philharmonie of Cologne.
For more information, visit www.thierrymechler.com