Simon Nádasi Organist
Simon Nádasi was born in 1978 in Muensterlingen near Lake Constance in Switzerland. Already at the age of seven he took Piano and Organ lessons at the local music school Under the tutorial of Beatrice Hartel, Irené Manz Pomey, David Sonder and Joseph Bannwart.
Over the years, he also took part in several choirs, like the lutheral Church choir of Amriswil, the Bach choir St. Gallen and the chamber choir Oberthurgau. At that time Simon Nàdasi made his first public appearance as a soloist with the Amriswil youth orchestra . Afterwards he became the organist at the lutheran Church of Roggwill Berg (Thurgau, Switzerland)
In 1998 he took up his studies at the university of music in Winterthur. His main courses were : Piano (major studies) under the tutorial of of Hansjörg Strub, Organ (Peter Reichert, music history (Dominik Sackmann, music théorie (Raimund Rüegge), and choir (Beate Schäfr). Two years later he changed his major studies from piano to organ, now under the tutorial of Rudolf Meyer.
At the same time Simon Nàdasi took over the post of correpetitor at the catholic parsonage Hildisrieden and relocated to University of music in Luzern. There he studied organ under the tutorial of Monika Henking, Piano (Ivo Haag) and Choirleading (Markus Zemp, Stefan Albrecht and Pacal Meyer), Singing (Olga Regez) and liturgic Organ / Improvisation ( Padre Theo Flury).
During the summer of 2003 he concluded his sacral-musical studies in Luzern and took over the post of organist and first Choir Conducter in Wolfenschiessen, Nidwalden. June 2005 he also began his concert diploma studies (organ) at the university of music in Zurich, which he concluded at the end of July 2007, now under the tutorial of Stefan Bleicher.
From September 2005 until the end of December 2006 he lead the the lutheran choir of Steckborn, Thurgau.
He was a major organist and correpetitor of the catholic choir of Church St.Konrad in Albisrieden (Zurich) as also substitute organist and part of the Team organizing Organ and chamber music concerts in St.Agatha, Dietikon. He teaches organ, piano and music theory and gives concerts both in switzerland and abroad, for example in Germany and Hungaria.
An important focus along with his working as an organist, is composing spiritual and worldly music and the editing of instrumental music for organ as solo – and accompanying instrument. He is also a member of the newly founded Piano / Cello Duo, with which he and Kathrin Brandt (Violoncello) gave their debut in Dietikon in march 2009.
Playing organo or piano together with other instrumentalists – for example violinists and flutists – is a part of his daily work, where he also feels at home.