Philippe Emmanuel Haas was born in Basel, Switzerland, in 1962, and has studied Pan-pipes in early and classical music in Berne, Switzerland, and at the Hilversum Conservatory, in the Netherlands.
He has participated at masterclasses for the interpretation of early and classical music on copies of historical instruments at the "Centre International de Formation Musicale" in Nice, France, with Jean-Loup Grégoire and Simion Stanciu "Syrinx", at the "Gesellschaft für Alte Musik" in Rastatt, Germany, with Hans-Martin Linde, as well as at the "Académie de Musique de Sion", within the "Festival Tibor Varga" in Sion, Switzerland, under the direction of Jordi Savall.
As a soloist he gives concerts, accompanied by the organ, the harpsichord, the harp or the lute, and as a member of ensembles of early music, during international music festivals in Austria, Belgium, California, Estonia, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, in the canadian province of Québec, in Spain and in Switzerland.
He is the artistic director and organizer of an annual Advent concert, dedicated to the festive early music, at the church of Rötteln / Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
In 1992 he was a guest lecturer at the "Académie Musique et Danse Florigammes" at Sartène-Propriano, Corsica. Since many years he is a teacher for Pan-pipes at musicschools in Switzerland.
As an interpreter he has published CD recordings of music from the Renaissance and the Baroque periods, accompanied by the harpsichord, the violoncello and the organ, for the labels AUROPHON CLASSICS, VDE-GALLO and MONTHABOR.
Musical surrounding of festive events
Beside his concert activities, Philippe Emmanuel Haas is ready to surround in a musical way festive events, such as weddings, vernissages or birthdays, as a soloist or in a duo formation with organ, harpsichord, harp, lute or violoncello. For all further informations about this subject, you can contact him by fone or by E-Mail, using the "Contact" link on this site.