Pascale Rouet

Pascale Rouet first studied music in Charleville-Mézières and then at the Conservatoire in Reims. She continued at the Paris Conservatoire in organ, improvisation, harmony, counterpoint and orchestration, obtaining many premiers prix from 1982 to 1986.

She then studied improvisation whith Jean-Pierre Leguay, harpsichord with Yannick Le Gaillard, organ with André Isoir and Bernard Foccroulle. In 1986, she obtained first prize in the International Competition in Toulouse, devoted to contemporary music. She was appointed organ teacher at the National Music School of Charleville-Mézières in 1988.

Aware of the rich organ repertoire from the origin to the present, she has a wide and varied repertoire. She has collaborated with Renaissance ensembles, brass ensembles, vocal ensembles, participating in many festivals in France, Germany, Switzerland, Slovenia and in radio recordings. She has made more than 20 commercial recordings of music from all period (Marcello, Storace, Dandrieu, Bach, Mendelssohn, Leguay, Mather, Villeneuve, Mabit, Mernier, Paulet, Pichard, Marchand, Radulescu, Finzi, Delor…).

Having given many first performances (J.-P. Leguay, L. Rogg, B. Mather, B. Mernier, R. Campo, G. Garcin, A. Girard, J.-Cl. Henry, J. Pichard, Th. Pallesco, D. Mercureanu, Ch. Marchand, J.-L. Etienne, A. Mabit, R. Maillard, M. Boedec, Andy Emler, Eric Lebrun…), she’s deeply interested in contemporary music which she tries to propagate in every way : concerts, recordings, publications, analyses, magazine articles and pedagogical projects at the National Music School of Charleville-Mézières. Chief-editor of the french review Orgues Nouvelles since 2009, she’s also teacher at the international music festival in Cornouaille.