Born in Gdynia (Poland), concert organist Dr. Martin Gregorius graduated from the Academies of Music in Gdansk (Poland), Detmold (Germany) and Music Conservatories in Paris and Lyon (France), where he studied organ, improvisation, music theory with composition and sacred music. Throughout his education he studied under Michel Bouvard, Thierry Escaich, François Espinasse, László Fassang, Olivier Latry, Philippe Lefebvre, Tomasz Adam Nowak, Pierre Pincemaille and Liesbeth Schlumberger.
Martin Gregorius has matured and refined his musical interpretation by participating in master classes with world class musicians, such as: Paolo Crivellaro, Pieter van Dijk, Andrés Cea Galán, Ton Koopmann, Ludger Lohmann, Michel Radulescu, Louis Robilliard, Wolfgang Seifen and Wolfgang Zerer.
In 2017 he obtained his Doctorate degree in Organ Performance at the Academy of Music in Poznan (Poland), where his specialized subject if his thesis was entitled: “Composition and improvisation reflected by specific artists from the French Organ School”.
Martin Gregorius has received numerous prizes for organ playing throughout Europe including Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and Poland. He also received the first prizes in the International Organ Improvisation Competition in Schlägl (Austria) and Westfalen Impro 6 in Münster (Germany). Along with competitions, Martin Gregorius has also been awarded with scholarships from the the President of the Republic of Poland and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland. In 2012 he received the Young Artist Prize from the President of Gdansk (Poland) and in 2015 the „artNoble-Prize”. In 2016 he obtained a scholarship from Alfred Toepfer Foundation (Germany).
For the concert season 2017/18 Martin Gregorius has been appointed Organist in Residence of the Sapporo Concert Hall (Japan), where he will make his debut in Asia.Download