Laurens de Man successful at Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Hochschulwettbewerb in Berlin

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Organist Laurens de Man has won third prize and the prize for Best Performance of the commissioned work at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Hochschulwettbewerb, which took place in the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche in Berlin.The third prize consists of an amount of € 1500,-; the prize for performance of the commissioned work –LAR II, composed by the Spanish composer José María Sánchez-Verdú (1968) – amounts to € 500,-.

Laurens de Man (’s-Hertogenbosch, 1993) studied piano and organ at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with David Kuyken, Jacques van Oortmerssen († 2015), Pieter van Dijk and Matthias Havinga respectively, obtaining his master's diploma in 2016 and his master’s diploma in piano in 2017. Currently he studies with Leo van Doeselaar at the Universität der Künste in Berlin.