Dr. Jeannine Jordan is a champion of the organ and its music. She has traveled through the US and the world promoting and sharing organ music through her innovative audience-engaging concerts. Her passion, to bring new audiences to the organ, led she and her husband David, a media-artist, to create three unique organ and media events, Bach and Sons™, From Sea to Shining Sea™, and Around the World in 80 Minutes™.
Each of these innovative organ concert experiences is presented in a narrative story format with Dr. Jordan performing not only as the organist but also as the narrator. These sophisticated 21st-century performances further engage the audience by making use of not only stunning visuals, but captivating real-time camera projections of Dr. Jordan's playing. The entire concert unfolds on a cinematic-sized screen much to the delight of the audience. Each person has a front-row seat to experience Dr. Jordan’s polished informed performance technique as well as to delight in the sweeping visual work bringing the music and story to life. The Jordan’s innovative performances delight the music-lover, educator, historian, and organist of any age and make friends for the organ worldwide.
Dr. Jordan earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance and music history from the University of Oregon studying with Guy Bovet, and the Master of Music degree in organ performance also from the University of Oregon. David Jordan, also a talented musician, as well as a media artist, has a Master of Music degree in composition from Ball State University.
Dr. Jordan has performed extensively as an organ recitalist concertizing throughout the United States and Europe. Other performances have taken her to Bulawayo and Harare, Zimbabwe where she performed solo concerts, presented workshops and was the organ soloist with the National Orchestra of Zimbabwe; Sri Lanka with performances in Kandy, for Radio Sri Lanka and at the American ambassador’s residence; Tokyo, Japan, Sydney, Australia, Auckland, New Zealand, and Pago Pago, American Samoa with performances on various concert series.
Dr. Jordan’s most recent recordings include: Around the World in 80 Minutes recorded at First Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon; Bach and Sons recorded on historic organs of Germany; The Chorales of Martin Luther recorded on the organs in Wittenberg Lutherstadt, Germany; and From Sea to Shining Sea recorded on historic American organs. She is also the author On the Heels of an Organist (Lulu Press), a book of humorous and poignant stories from the world of an organist.