Ahhhh…the twists and turns of a life! For me, of course, music and the organ play a huge role in my life. My music and playing the organ have literally taken me around the world and introduced me to an incredible group of people — people who cross your path in one moment of your life and then reconnect in later years.
In 1993, Martin Pasi built a stunning two-manual, 12-stop organ for my home. It was a treasure and the culmination of a life-long dream to have a pipe organ in my home. (The dream that was instilled by taking lessons as a high-schooler on the pipe organ in my teacher’s home.) At the time of its completion, David Stabler, music critic for The Oregonian wrote a feature article about my marvelous new instrument. What an honor it was for me to have Mr. Stabler, a proponent of the organ, share my story.
I’ve never forgotten how Mr. Stabler joined in the celebration of my new instrument. Over the intervening years, I’ve followed David’s journey from music critic to teacher to cross-country bike adventurer. What a joy it is to share David Stabler’s story with you in this month’s Guest Artist Interview.
Please peruse our list of upcoming Pro-Motion music events. Please join us when we are in your part of the world. We’d love to make a new connection, a new contact, a new friend. …Jeannine
Dr. Jeannine Jordan, concert organist with her husband David, media artist, are the creators and performers of Bach and Sons, From Sea to Shining Sea, and Around the World in 80 Minutes — live organ concerts with multi-media.