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Pipe Dreams doc shows what it takes to become a world class pipe organist

A new documentary called Pipe Dreams follows five organists who are all competing in the Canadian International Organ Competition, which some call the Olympics of the organ world.
A still from the new documentary Pipe Dreams. (H2L Productions)
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How do you become a master pipe organist? A new documentary called Pipe Dreams shows us what it takes. The film follows five organists who are all competing in the Canadian International Organ Competition, which some call the Olympics of the organ world. First held in 2008, the competition takes place every three years in Montreal. Director Stacey Tenenbaum joined q's Tom Power to tell us more about the documentary, which you can catch on the Documentary Channel at 9 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 11.

5 young organists compete in Canada’s prestigious International Organ Competition (CIOC), one of the most exclusive competitions in the world. 1:40

— Produced by ​Ben Edwards

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