“Bach and the Lutheran Legacy” and
“Female Organists and Composers”
20-29 October, 2017

Sverker Jullander

Sverker Jullander is Professor of Musical Performance at Piteå School of Music, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. He graduated as a church musician from the Royal College of Music, Stockholm, and received his diploma as an organ soloist at the School of Music, University of Gothenburg. A scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music enabled him to pursue further studies in Cologne with Michael Schneider. His PhD dissertation of 1997 deals with issues of performance practice in the organ works of the Swedish late romantic composer Otto Olsson.  He taught organ and organ pedagogy at the School of Music from 1985 to 2006. A founding member of Göteborg Organ Art Center (GOArt), he was its Director of Research and Publications from 2001 to spring 2006. Between 2009 and 2012 he was Director of Research Education at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, University of Gothenburg. As a concert organist, he has given recitals in Sweden, Finland, Germany, France, Austria, UK, Latvia, Spain, and The Netherlands. He has recorded several CDs and made radio broadcasts. As a musicologist, he specializes in the organ music of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In addition to articles and book chapters, he has also edited a large number of scholarly publications.