Biography

He studied organ, piano, and chamber music at the Conservatoire de Besançon, Saint-Maur dès Fossés with Eric LeBrun and Pierre Pincemaille, and Rueil-Malmaison with François Henri Houbart. At the Paris Conservatory he studied composition and improvisation on piano and organ with Thierry Escaich, Philippe Lefebvre, and Jean-François Zygel and was the first student to earn a master’s degree in improvisation.

Since 2009 he has been the Titular Organist of the church Saint Pierre de Chaillot in Paris. He is a prize winner of international competitions in Strasbourg (2008), Leipzig (2009), Haarlem (2010), Munster (2011), and Chartres (2012). As a performer, he regularly appears throughout Europe and Unites States and on Radio France Musique as a recitalist. He improvises accompaniments for silent movies in Paris at Le Balzac cinema and at the Musée d’Orsay. Samuel Liégeon has been named the 2012-2013 Young Artist in Residence of the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis, King of France in New Orleans.

Since 2013 he teach at the conservatoire Pôle Sup’ 93 (Paris-Aubervilliers).