Great Organ Music at Yale | Boyd Jones

Event time: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
United Church on the Green See map
270 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 


Passacaglia in D Minor, BuxWV 161     Dietrich Buxtehude (c. 1637–1707)

Sonata in D Major, K. 287                     Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757)

Sonata in D Major, K. 288                     Scarlatti

Sonata IV in E Minor, BWV 528             Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

     Un poco allegro

Andante in D Major                               Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)

Sonata in D Minor, Op. 65, No. 6           Mendelssohn

     Choral: Andante sostenuto—Allegro molto   
     Finale: Andante

Sonata III (1940)                                  Paul Hindemith (1895–1963)

      I. Ach Gott, wem soll ich’s klagen
     II. Wach auf, mein Hort
    III. So wünsch ich ihr

Elegy                                                      William Grant Still (1895–1978)

Improvisation, Op. 150, No. 7               Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)

The audience is invited to a reception following the concert in the downstairs Bradley Room at United Church co-sponsored by United Church and the New Haven Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

Boyd Jones performs extensively throughout the United States on both organ and harpsichord, in addition to his duties as university organist and John E. and Aliese Price Professor of Organ at Stetson University. Recent seasons have included performances for two regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists, the national convention of the Organ Historical Society, a conclave of the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society, and a national convention of the Music Teachers National Association. Jones has performed recitals for colleges and universities, AGO chapters, and churches from California to Maine to Florida. Engagements abroad have included recitals in Japan and Bulgaria, and he has performed frequently as a continuo player with prominent orchestras.

Author of articles for numerous publications, Jones was the American correspondent for the English journal Choir and Organ, providing articles on American organ builders in each issue for three years. He has also served as consultant for several significant organ projects.

Jones holds a bachelor of music degree from Stetson University, where his organ teacher was Paul Jenkins, and master of music, master of musical arts, and doctor of musical arts from Yale University, where he studied organ with Charles Krigbaum and harpsichord with Richard Rephann. He served as assistant university organist and graduate teaching assistant during his time at Yale. He has also studied with Harald Vogel at the North German Organ Academy and with Robert Noehren. Jones has won both national and international organ performance competitions. He has recorded for Arkay Records, Clear Note Records, and Navona Records, and is represented by WindWerk Artists.

Open to: 
General Public