Organ recitalist Christophe Mantoux is Professor of Organ at the Ecole Supérieur and the Conservatoire Régional de Paris where he teaches students from all over Europe, the United States, South America, South Korea, and Japan. He also holds the post of Titular Organist at the famous Church of Saint-Séverin in Paris. His international career as a concert organist has taken him to more than twenty-five countries in Europe, South America, South Korea, Japan, Canada, China and the United States. Such extensive concertizing has given him the rare opportunity to perform on many fine instruments from diverse traditions of organ building, thereby enriching his understanding of the organ and its music.
Besides his active concert schedule and teaching, Mr. Mantoux is regularly invited to conduct masterclasses and workshops as well as to serve as adjudicator for international organ competitions, including the International Organ Competition at Chartres (France), the Gottfried-Silbermann-Orgelwettbewerb Freiberg (Germany), the International Organ Competition in Nürnberg (Germany), the International Organ Competition Tokyo-Musashino (Japan), the Miami International Organ Competition, (Miami, Florida), the International Organ Competition at Pistoia (Italy), the International BACH/LISZT Organ Competition in Erfurt and Weimar (Germany), and the Haarlem International Organ Festival (the Netherlands). He is a member of the National Commission for Historical Organs of France. He also leads organ tours in France for interested groups from the United States and other English-speaking countries.
In 1984, Mr. Mantoux won the prestigious Grand Prix d’Interprétation (First Prize in Interpretation) at the Chartres International Organ Competition (Grand Prix de Chartres). Following that success, he served as Titular Organist of the Chartres Cathedral from 1986 to 1992, and he remains a member of the Artistic Committee of the Chartres International Organ Competition. He is represented in the United State by Penny Lorenz Artist Management.