Concerts » Jean-Baptiste Monnot, France
Jean-Baptiste Monnot is the titular organist of the great Aristide Cavaillé-Coll organ in St. Ouen Church in Rouen. Each summer, he teaches there during a masterclass which has an international influence. Born in 1984 in Eu (Normandy, France), he studies the organ in Dieppe and Rouen Conservatories. At age 19, he gains entrance to the Conservatoire de Paris, where he studies with Olivier Latry and Michel Bouvard. Later, he improves his skills from Bernhard Haas in the Stuttgart Hochschule für Musik and from Jean Guillou at the Zürich Tonhalle and in St. Eustache in Paris. From 2004 to 2014 he becomes Jean Guillou‘s assistant in St. Eustache. In 2010 he is appointed as artiste-in-residence in St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans. His career as a concert artist brings him to perform regularly as a soloist, in four hands concerts or with ensembles all over the world. He is also the creator and the main performer of l’Orgue du Voyage, a modular and transportable pipe organ.