Expertise

Specialized knowledge

from different disciplines

Material knowledge Knowledge of types of wood Construction theory Aerodynamics AcousticsHistory of organ building Building physics ArchitectureRestorationThe art of organ building Music history

A lot of specialized knowledge from different disciplines is needed to make a complex instrument such as an organ.

Construction theory

Construction theory

Knowledge of connecting different elements and parts of an organ
Knowledge of types of wood

Knowledge of types of wood

Make the best use of the properties and possibilities that different types of wood have to offer
Material knowledge

Material knowledge

Make the best use of the properties and possibilities of various materials
Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics

Study of the motion of air
Acoustics

Acoustics

Knowledge of sound, the influence of the surrounding space on the tone and reverberation of sound
History of organ building

History of organ building

Knowledge of the evolution of organ building, the styles, periods and organ builders
Building Physics

Building Physics

Knowledge of the principles of physics to the built environment and climate control
Architecture

Architecture

Knowledge of design and architectural history
Restoration

Restoration

Knowledge of methods and techniques for careful restoration of historic organs
The art of organ building

The art of organ building

Knowledge of the connection between all elements of an organ
Music History

Music History

Knowledge of the evolution of music, its periods and styles