Welcome to the website of the Jehan Alain society
The organ music of French composer Jehan Alain (1911-1940) counts amongst the most beloved and most played works of the 20st century repertoire worldwide.
An important treasure of chamber music, piano music and vocal compositions remains to be discovered by the public, as well as many wonderful drawings and texts.
The Jehan Alain society owns the important house organ of the family, built from 1910 to 1971 by Jehan's father, Albert Alain. This magnificent instrument has been carefully restored and can be played, heard and visited by the public in the magnificent surroundings of the former Clunysian monastery of Romainmôtier (Switzerland). We also keep a large harmonium, which belonged to the family before the organ was built.
The duty of our society is to make these instruments accessible to the public. We organize courses, concerts and seminars, and we also keep documents and memorabilia given to the society by the close relatives of Jehan Alain. Our website is open to everybody and the organ manuscripts of the composer can be seen and studied
The 2021 course will take place from July 11 to 25, with the same teachers and programs as scheduled...
Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, the 2020 general meeting and the benefit concert scheduled on...
The beautiful house organ given by Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini is now installed in...
AddressAssociation Jehan Alain
Faubourg de l'Hôpital 18
+41 (0)79 356 42 91