Open Clinic Come Ask Your Questions
The panel of organbuilders members of APOBA will conduct an open forum for participants to ask questions about organs, their design, construction and maintenance.
Didier Grassin is an organ builder with Noack Organ Company. His interest in organ building began in the shadow of the famous Clicquot organ of Poitiers, France, his native town. His professional path took him through European workshops, ultimately leading him to head the drawing office at Mander Organs, United Kingdom. From 1996, he spent several years as freelance designer, working for major European and American firms before joining Casavant Frères for eight years as director of the Tracker Department. His designs can be seen in England, France, Japan, China, Canada, and the United States. As a member of professional organizations, he served on the editorial boards of the International Society of Organbuilders (ISO) and the Institute of British Organbuilding. He is currently Vice President of the ISO. He holds a Master of Science in acoustics from Southampton University, United Kingdom, and a Diplôme d’Ingénieur from Université de Compiègne, France.