Organs and Organ Builders in Slovakia
1651 – 2006
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Peter Sochužák


* 1979

After graduating from the Department of Religious Music at the Ján Levoslav Bella Conservatory in Banská Bystrica, he continued his studies of the organ at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (under Ivan Sokol), which he completed in 2005. He has participated in international performance courses headed by leading organists (Suzanne Landale, Martin Sander, and Jean Guillou). He has appeared many times on domestic concert stages (at the Under the Pyramid series of organ concerts, at the Review of Young Slovak Organists, and at organ festivals in a number of Slovak towns), and has also played at festivals and concerts in Italy, Croatia, Portugal, Germany, and France. He has recorded a number of concerts for Slovak Radio.

He is currently an organist at the Cathedral of St. Francis Xaverius in Banská Bystrica, and works at the Conservatory there as a teacher of organ playing.