The association, Friends of the Cavaille-Coll Organ of the Basilica of Santa Maria, was created at the beginning of 2011. The Association is managed by the resident organists and looks after the best interests of the Pipe Organ of Santa Maria, by taking care of its upkeep and restoring it back to life.
Its main objectives are:
- To promote activities related to the organ in general and in particular, to the Cavaille-Coll Organ of the Basilica of Santa Maria in Donostia-San Sebastian.
- To develop activites related to music. Amongst others, the development of the following activities has been planned :
- Concerts • Visits of the instrument • Recordings • Conferences
It is a non-profit association, enrolled in the registers of Basque Associations and of the town hall of Donostia-San Sebastian.
The logo has been created by Jaime Razkin and represents the organ pipes, seen from above.
President: Alize Mendizábal
Secretary: Loreto Aramendi
Treasurer: Ana B. García
Members of the Committee: Dominique Perarnaud, Andoni Sierra