Roucher du Toit, principal organist and music director of the oldest church, the "Groote Kerk" in Cape Town - the biggest organ in South Africa. He is a famous music teacher for organ, piano, singing and improvisation today. ┬áHe conducts the Groote Kerk Camerata, a chamber orchestra, and performs internationally.
South African born Roucher du Toit grew up in the University town of Stellenbosch and started playing piano at the age of four. He soon developed into a skilled improviser, especially in the styles of the well-known composers, excelling at six-part fugues. Before the age of 10, Roucher broadcast as boy soprano and played his first piano recital. While studying piano and organ with his mother, he won 5 UNISA bursaries.
With 5 UNISA music scholarships, Roucher studied at the Royal College of Music in London where he obtain his A.R.C.M. (Associate Certificate) at the age of 19 and the Salzburg Mozarteum in Salzburg. At 15, he made his piano soloist debut with the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra.