an der St. Johannis - Kirche zu Nieblum / Föhr
Birgit Wildeman, was born in Münster (Germany) in 1964 and learned to play the organ with Winfried Berger. Later, she studied at the Musikhochschule Köln with Peter Neumann (organ) and Margret Schurman (piano).
In 1987 she finished her studies with the final exam for organ "with distinction", a year later, she passed the concert exam for organ.
During the years 1988 - 1990, she studied at the Sweelinck as a master student of Ewald Kooiman thanks to a grant of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Conservatory in Amsterdam
She went to the academy for organ music in Soest, took master classes with Luigi Tagliavini, Gaston Litaize and Harald Vogel and she also studied Dispokinesis (theory of the interaction of breathing and body movements with performing/playing music) with Anna Kuwertz.
Having studied meditation and the culture of the Northern American indigenous people, she traveled in 1994 and in 1997 to the Lakota and the Navaho and lived there for a few month.
From 1987 until 1996, she taughd organ at the University of Münster.
She has given numerous concerts in Germany and many other European countries.
Together with other artists, she founded the formation magic circle münster with sound and space performances. In this area, she received further education from the performance artists Maria Fisahn and Marina Abramovic.
Since 1995, she has been living on the Northfriesian island of Föhr, where she works as a concert organist at the Romanesque church of St. Johannis in Nieblum. Over there she is responsible for the international summer concert serie with a large variation of classical, modern, or world music recitals, concerts for children; often in combination with exhibitions, workshops and readings, with a special emphasis on themes like environment, human rights, time, spirituality.
In 1999, she released her first CD (organ music on the island of Föhr), and in 2004 she recorded her second CD (organ music played on the Arp Schnitger Organ from 1711 of the island of Pellworm)

Birgit Wildeman, Konzertorganistin