Martin Jean

Director of the Institute of Sacred Music, Professor in the Practice of Sacred Music, and Professor of Organ

Professor Jean has performed widely throughout the United States and Europe and is known for his wide repertorial interests. He was awarded first place at the international Grand Prix de Chartres in 1986 and at the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance in 1992. A student of Robert Glasgow, he spent a sabbatical with Harald Vogel in Germany in the fall of 1999. He has performed on four continents and in nearly all fifty states. In 2001 he presented a cycle of the complete organ works of Bach at Yale, and his compact discs Charles Tournemire’s The Seven Last Words of Christ and The Complete Symphonies of Louis Vierne, both recorded in Woolsey Hall, have been released by Loft Recordings. Recordings of the organ symphonies and Stations of the Cross of Marcel Dupré are forthcoming on the Delos label. Professor Jean is a fellow of Saybrook College.


B.A., A.Mus.D., University of Michigan.