Sunday Afternoon Organ Concerts

Sunday, June 2 - Organ Recital of Jonathan Rudy

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Choral-Improvisation on “Victimae paschali laudes,” Charles Tournemire (1870-1939), arr. Maurice Duruflé

Fantasy in F Minor, KV 608, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

The Dance of David before the Ark of the Covenant, from Four Biblical Dances, Petr Eben (1929-2007)

And David rejoiced before the Lord with all his might; and David was girded with a linen ephod.  So David and all the house of Israel brought up the Ark of the Lord with shouting and with the sound of the trumpet.  -2 Samuel 6:14-15

Con Sincerita, from Six Etudes in Canonic Form, op. 56, Robert Schumann (1810-1856), arr. Marcel Dupré

Sonata No. 11 in D minor, op. 148, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901)
1. Agitato
2. Cantilene
3. Intermezzo
4. Fugue

About the Musician

Jonathan Rudy, a native of Batavia, IL, is proud to follow a sacred music vocation. He has recently performed in locations across the United States, including an appearance at the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston. Rudy appears frequently in performance competitions, recently winning First and Audience Prizes in the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance. He has also been a finalist in the National Organ Playing Competition in Fort Wayne, IN, and received Second Prize in the Regional Competition for Young Organists in 2011.

Mr. Rudy is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Organ and Sacred Music at Indiana University, studying organ with Janette Fishell and improvisation/sacred music with Bruce Neswick. His prior degrees are from I.U. and Valparaiso University (studying with Lorraine Brugh and Karel Paukert), and studied in High School with Karl Bruhn and his mother, Melinda J. Rudy. He is Director of Musical Arts and Administration at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in Chicago, where he lives with his beautiful wife, Katie.

Sunday, June 9 - Organ Recital of Anne Seybert


Praeludium und Fuge in D Minor, BuxWV 140, D. Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 541, J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata in C Minor, Op. 65, no. 2, Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Cantabile, César Franck (1822-1890)
Méditation from Suite médiévale, Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
Toccata in B Minor, Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

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Anne Seybert, a Chicago native, is a recent graduate of Ave Maria University, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Music with a double concentration in organ and sacred music. She studied both organ and conducting under Dr. Brice Gerlach, conducted the University choirs in chant and choral music, and for two years sang in the University Chamber Choir which often collaborated with the Naples Philharmonic Chorus. Miss Seybert is a parishioner of St. John Cantius and has been involved in the parish choirs since she was a child.