Sunday, January 22, 2012 2:30pm


DR. JANETTE FISHELL, Professor of Organ at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, has been scheduled in Dr. Hancock’s place.5X7-Photo-FishellJanetteFishell_5X7_300dpi

Janette Fishell holds degrees in organ performance from Indiana University and Northwestern University; her teachers include Wilma Jensen, Wolfgang Rübsam, Richard Enright, Anita Werling, Robert Byrd and Clyde Holloway with further coaching on Baroque and German Romantic repertoire with Ludger Lohmann. Named Young Organist of the Year by Keyboard Arts, Inc. while still an undergraduate, Dr. Fishell is a recitalist and teacher of international standing. She has performed in many of the world’s greatest concert venues including Suntory Hall, Tokyo; King’s College, Cambridge; Berlin’s Schauspielhaus; the Liszt Academy, Budapest; the Prague Spring Festival; and has been a featured recitalist and lecturer at five national conventions and five regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists. Her solo recitals for the 2006 national convention of the AGO in Chicago were critically acclaimed as “flawless” and a convention highlight. The author of numerous articles and a book on service playing published by Abingdon Press, she is widely recognized as a leading authority on the organ music of Czech composer Petr Eben.

She has numerous compact disc recordings and has been featured in live radio broadcasts worldwide, including live recital broadcasts for the BBC from St. Marylebone Church, London, NHK, Tokyo, and Czech Radio. A frequent adjudicator, she has been tutor and artist three times at the Oundle International School for Young Organists and was a judge for the recorded round of the 2000 National Competition for Young Artists sponsored by the American Guild of Organists. She served as Chair of the NYACOP committee from 2004 to 2006.

Dr. Fishell is Professor of Organ and Chair of the Organ Department at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, where she teaches applied organ and courses in the sacred music curriculum. Most recent and upcoming engagements include venues across the United States and multiple concert tours of Asia and Europe, including recitals at the Beijing National Center of the Performing Arts, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, Sydney Town Hall, Lilia Hall, and Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. In the United States she performs under the management of Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc.

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A Tale of Four Cities

Pièce d’Orgue in G Major, BWV 572 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

From Das Orgelbüchlein
Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641 J.S. Bach

Choral No. 1 in E major César Franck (1822-1890)

From Pièces de fantaisie Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Clair de lune, Op. 53. No. 5
Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54 No. 6

Fantasmagorie Jehan Alain (1911-1940)

Postlude pour l’office de Complies

From Nedelni Hudba (“Sunday Music”) Petr Eben (1929-2007)
III. Moto Ostinato

New York
Five Dances for Organ
Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)
I. The Primitives
II. At the Ballet
III. Those Americans
IV. An Exalted Ritual
V. Everyone Dance


Tickets: $12

Tickets will be available at the door at 1:30 PM.


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