Dr. Jeannine Jordan, Concert Organist

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Thoughts on art

J:  Any other thoughts/ideas you’d like to share with our readers?

Dr. Spritzer:  Art for art’s sake is of tremendous value, but our colleagues and our friendships that can give it all personal depth and connection and life. The ways in which we support each other are what make our community great and lasting. Do everything you can to support those around you (a high tide raises all ships!), and pay it forward, and never underestimate the value of kindness. Write thank-you notes! Take risks, and do the things you fear the most and be true to yourself and your calling. We are all so, so fortunate to live in a time when we can devote our lives to music and teaching and liturgy and scholarship, and I feel tremendous gratitude for that. It has not always been so, and is still not so in many parts of the world. Thank you to everyone who has supported me time and time again, and I will always do the same!

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Excerpted from the Feature Article of the September 2017 Pro-Motion Music e-newsletter.  Dr. Jeannine and David Jordan are the creative artists of Pro-Motion Music LLC.  Jeannine, a concert organist, with David, a media artist, are the creators and performers of three organ and multimedia concert experiences, Around the World in 80 Minutes, From Sea to Shining Sea, and Bach and Sons.

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What is “Around the World in 80 Minutes”?

We just had our northwest introduction Around the World in 80 Minutes. The official world premiere is in Wooster OH at Music on Market on April 26th at 7:00 PM. For those of you in the Ohio-Indiana-Michigan area, the doors open at 6:15.We had a completely full house at the introduction.

What makes Around the World in 80 Minutes so attractive? Our slogan is : “Hear & See the Inspired Sounds of the Globe”

I can’t promise you’ll lose weight, but there are many other personal benefits you’ll enjoy.

Around the World in 80 Minutes – a fast-moving concert that features unique global organ repertoire by native composers, and is as exciting as it sounds.
A great journey around the world that transcends the boundaries of countries, religions, nationalities, time periods and styles. Bringing people together through music, visuals and the grandeur of the organ.  Celebrating the fascinating diversity of the music of the world.

Musically

Performed with Jeannine’s brilliant playing and accompanied by creative registrations unveiling sounds from the organ you may not previously have not made visible their voice.

Visuals

Visually, there are animations of animals, dancers, music, vids of Jeannine in a fly-suit?, travel, inside of a cathedral,  world recognized landmarks, live cameras on Jeannine’s hands (left and right), feet (left and right), and as narrator.

Stories

Since Jeannine visited all of the six continents and most of the countries represented there are great anecdotes about her visits

Travel

From a travel stand-point you’ll cross over some of the highest mountains, and driest deserts. Visit sheep in New Zealand, parrots in the Brazilian rainforest and 4th of July in the USA.

Humor

I can’t seem to function without humor, so there is a good sprinkling of that too. Who’s in the Queens carriage?

80 Minutes

Yes, This all happens in 80 minutes. As we quote one Southwest flight attendant: ‘Fasten your seats belts because we are going to go REALLY fast.”

Check out our coming events page to find a concert in your area.

Dr. Jeannine Jordan, concert organist, and David Jordan, media artist, are the creators and performers of three organ and multi-media concert experiences, Around the World in 80 Minutes, Bach and Sons, and From Sea to Shining Sea.  Contact Dr. Jordan at jeannine@promotionmusic.org for information.

Introduction of Around the World in 80 Minutes

We will be presenting our newest organ and multi-media concert experience, Around the World in 80 Minutes at our West Coast Introduction on Sunday, January 29th in Pacific City, Oregon.  It is such a thrill to share our newest creative endeavor celebrating the fascinating diversity of the music of the world (prior to the April World-Premiere concert in Wooster, Ohio) with our Oregon Coast friends and communities.  Check out the Coming Events Sidebar for details and visit our website, www.aroundtheworldin80minutes.org to catch the excitement of this new concert.

Dr. Jeannine Jordan, concert organist, and David Jordan, media artist, are the creators and performers of three organ and multi-media concert experiences, Around the World in 80 Minutes, Bach and Sons, and From Sea to Shining Sea.  Contact Dr. Jordan at jeannine@promotionmusic.org for information.

 

Three Audience-Engaging Concerts

Live Organ and Multi-Media Concert Experiences

Created and performed by Dr. Jeannine Jordan, organist with David Jordan, media artist

Book now for an upcoming concert season

Contact Jeannine Jordan at jeannine@promotionmusic.org

From Sea to Shining Sea

is the story of the parallel development of the organ and its music in the colonies and the United States. Jeannine,as an actual Mayflower descendant, leads us through the first 200 years.

Bach and Sons

 

 

is the story of Johann Sebastian Bach and his family as told from the perspective of 4 women important in Bach’s life and includes historically informed performance of Bach’s greatest organ music.

 

Around the World in 80 Minutes

is a fast-moving concert that features unique global organ repertoire by native composers, and is as exciting as it sounds.

 

 

 

 Contact Jeannine Jordan at jeannine@promotionmusic.org

What is “Around the World in 80 Minutes?”

Around the World in 80 Minutes is a fast-moving organ and multi-media concert that features unique global organ repertoire by native composers, lively anecdotes, and enriching and engaging multi-media including live camera projection and spectacular visuals.  Created and performed by organist and narrator, Dr. Jeannine Jordan and David Jordan, media artist,

Around the World in 80 Minutes is as exciting as it sounds.

The World Premiere of
Around the World in 80 Minutes
is
April 25th, 2017
Music on Market
Wooster United Methodist Church
Wooster, Ohio

Live camera action!  A not-to-be-missed audience-engaging concert for all ages.  An evening of sophisticated entertainment – watching images bring to life captivating organ pieces and their stories from around the world.
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Fascinating international organ music!
Intriguing  stories!
Stunning visuals!

Spring performances of From Sea to Shining Sea

S2SS logo October 2013

From Sea to Shining Sea

Jeannine and David Jordan had the privilege of presenting their organ and multi-media concert experience, From Sea to Shining Sea, to a variety of audiences in Des Peres (St. Louis), Missouri; Moorestown, New Jersey; and Akron and Athens, Ohio.

Invited for a return concert engagement following an audience-winning performance of the organ and multi-media concert, Bach and Sons, the Jordans returned with From Sea to Shining Sea to the Music at St. Paul’s Concert Series at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Des Peres, Missouri and to the First United Methodist Church of Moorestown, New Jersey where the concert was sponsored by an anonymous donor and the Southwest New Jersey AGO Chapter.

The Akron Chapter of the AGO and The Parish Arts Series of Fairlawn Lutheran Church in Akron were co-sponsors of the first concert in Ohio.  The spring concluded with a performance on the Organ Recital Series at The First Presbyterian Church of Athens.  Fifty high school students attended this concert – and for many, experienced a pipe organ for the first time – as part of the University of Ohio Summer Band Camp.  What a thrill it was to share the organ with these young musicians.

Following each of these concerts, it was the desire of the hosting organizations to include a second and even third performance by the Jordans of their unique live organ and multi-media concerts in an upcoming season.  Visit www.bachandsons.com, www.fromseatoshiningsea.net or www.aroundtheworldin80minutes.org to discover why you’ll want to bring one of these unique concert experiences to your sophisticated audience in the coming season. To schedule a performance of Bach and Sons, From Sea to Shining Sea or the Jordan’s newest organ and multi-media concert experience, Around the World in 80 Minutes, contact Dr. Jeannine Jordan at 541-905-0108 or jeannine@promotionmusic.org.

 

Mark Lawson as clinician

Jeannine:  Besides being a leader in the music publishing world, you are also active as a clinician, writer and conductor.  What are the topics important to you today in the area of church music?  Choral music?  Organ music?

Mr. Lawson: Over the past few years I have been asked to speak most frequently about matters related to “music and management” and matters related trends and new models in music publishing.

I also have a very strong interest in worship practices in the various denominations. I think there are many interesting things happening that should be crossing over denominational lines and it is exciting to help this happen by being a resource.

Jeannine:  Where will your work take you in 2016?   Clinics, festivals?

Mr. Lawson:  It will certainly be a busy year. We are attending 3 ACDA conventions, Chorus America in Cincinnati, the AGO in Houston, the National Pastoral Musicians convention in Houston, the National Association of Teachers of Singing in Chicago, one of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians conferences in Fort Wayne, Texas Choral Directors convention, and the St. Olaf Worship conference.

Jeannine:  In summary – websites, links?

Mr. Lawson:  If you want to stay in touch with what we are doing, we have two publishing websites:

Both of these sites offer monthly e-newsletters in various genres as well as lots of information about our publishing activities.

Thank you very much for this chance to connect with your readers.
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This interview originally appeared in the April issue of the Pro-Motion Music e-newsletter.  To read the entire interview visit www.promotionmusic.org.  Dr. Jeannine Jordan, concert organist, is the co-owner of Pro-Motion Music LLC with her husband, David Jordan, media-artist.  Together they are the creators and performers of the organ and multi-media concert experiences, Around the World in 80 Minutes, Bach and Sons, and From Seat to Shining Sea.

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