SUNDAY, APRIL 14 AT 4:00PM

VINCENT DUBOIS

at ST. JOHN’S CATHEDRAL

JAMES D. JOHNSON MEMORIAL ORGAN CONCERT

2023 Juried Art Show Winner, Elena Øhlander

Titular organist at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, France, Mr. Dubois is one of the finest organists in the world today. At the reception following this concert, he will give a talk with photos about the restoration of Notre-Dame. 

THE ARTIST

Vincent Dubois

One of the three titular organists at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, Vincent Dubois is one of the finest concert organists in the world today.

A graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris where he earned First Prizes in Organ (Olivier Latry’s organ class), Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue and 20th-century composition; Dubois took the world’s stage in 2002 by winning two major organ competitions: the Recital Gold Medal at the Calgary International Organ Competition, and the Grand Prize at the International Competition of Toulouse, France. 

More recently, in January 2016 after a comprehensive audition and competition for the available post, Mr. Dubois was appointed the newest of three titular organists of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, where he continues to serve along with the two other titular organists, Olivier Latry and Philippe Lefebvre.  Prior to his appointment at Notre-Dame in Paris Mr. Dubois served as titular organist at Soissons Cathedral (2001-2014), and Saint-Brieuc Cathedral (1996-2001).

Mr. Dubois has performed in major concert venues throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Pacific, including for numerous international music festivals.  He has also appeared as guest soloist with many orchestras and ensembles, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Dallas Symphony, the Hong-Kong Philharmonic, the Orchestre Philharmonique of Radio France, the Orchestre National de France, the Orquesta Filharmonica del Gran Canaria, the Orchestre de Picardie, the Orchestre National de Lorraine, the Orchestre de Picardie, and the Orchestre de Bretagne.  In 2017 he was a featured performer at the American Guild of Organists pedagogy conference held at the University of Kansas, and in 2018 he was a featured performer at The American Guild of Organists national convention in Kansas City, MO.

Mr. Dubois is featured in solo recital on several commercial recordings, including a CD of the organ music of Franz Liszt on the Vox Coelistis label; a CD recorded at St. Sulpice in Paris on the JAV label; and a CD recorded at St. Etienne de Caen featuring the complete Symphonie No. 3 of Louis Vierne and the Op. 7 Preludes and Fugues of Marcel Dupré on Radio France’s Tempéraments label.  His performances have also been broadcast over Radio France, the O.R.F. Vienna, CBC Radio Canada, Australian Radio and American Public Media’s Pipedreams. 

In addition to his extensive performing activities, Mr. Dubois holds the distinguished post of Director General of the Strasbourg National and Superior Conservatory of Music in France, and he also teaches organ at the Freiburg Musikhochschule in Germany.  He has taught organ master classes at such prestigious institutions as Yale University, The Eastman School of Music, The Curtis Institute of Music, Oberlin College, Baylor University, St. Paul University, Emory University, and the University of Michigan, where he served as Continuing Guest Artist for a two-year period (2014-2016). 

Alan Higbee
Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc.
33563 Seneca Drive
Cleveland, OH 44139
toll free in the USA (866) 721-9095
office (440) 542-1882 fax (440) 542-1890
john@concertorganists.com

SIGNATURE CONCERT SPONSOR

PARTIALLY UNDERWRITTEN BY THE AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS,
JACKSONVILLE CHAPTER

WITH SPECIAL THANKS

VENUE

St. John’s Cathedral
256 E. Church Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Doors open at 3:15PM

Please call Beaches Fine Arts Series
at 904-270-1771 or
email Martha Gerding at martha@beachesfinearts.org
for more information.

2023 Juried Art Show Winner
Elena Øhlander

SUNDAY, APR. 14 AT 4:00PM

VINCENT DUBOIS

James D. Johnson Memorial Organ Concert

ST. JOHN’S CATHEDRAL

SIGNATURE CONCERT SPONSOR

THE ARTIST

One of the three titular organists at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, Vincent Dubois is one of the finest concert organists in the world today.

A graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris where he earned First Prizes in Organ (Olivier Latry’s organ class), Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue and 20th-century composition; Dubois took the world’s stage in 2002 by winning two major organ competitions: the Recital Gold Medal at the Calgary International Organ Competition, and the Grand Prize at the International Competition of Toulouse, France. 

More recently, in January 2016 after a comprehensive audition and competition for the available post, Mr. Dubois was appointed the newest of three titular organists of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, where he continues to serve along with the two other titular organists, Olivier Latry and Philippe Lefebvre.  Prior to his appointment at Notre-Dame in Paris Mr. Dubois served as titular organist at Soissons Cathedral (2001-2014), and Saint-Brieuc Cathedral (1996-2001).

Mr. Dubois has performed in major concert venues throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Pacific, including for numerous international music festivals.  He has also appeared as guest soloist with many orchestras and ensembles, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Dallas Symphony, the Hong-Kong Philharmonic, the Orchestre Philharmonique of Radio France, the Orchestre National de France, the Orquesta Filharmonica del Gran Canaria, the Orchestre de Picardie, the Orchestre National de Lorraine, the Orchestre de Picardie, and the Orchestre de Bretagne.  In 2017 he was a featured performer at the American Guild of Organists pedagogy conference held at the University of Kansas, and in 2018 he was a featured performer at The American Guild of Organists national convention in Kansas City, MO.

Mr. Dubois is featured in solo recital on several commercial recordings, including a CD of the organ music of Franz Liszt on the Vox Coelistis label; a CD recorded at St. Sulpice in Paris on the JAV label; and a CD recorded at St. Etienne de Caen featuring the complete Symphonie No. 3 of Louis Vierne and the Op. 7 Preludes and Fugues of Marcel Dupré on Radio France’s Tempéraments label.  His performances have also been broadcast over Radio France, the O.R.F. Vienna, CBC Radio Canada, Australian Radio and American Public Media’s Pipedreams. 

In addition to his extensive performing activities, Mr. Dubois holds the distinguished post of Director General of the Strasbourg National and Superior Conservatory of Music in France, and he also teaches organ at the Freiburg Musikhochschule in Germany.  He has taught organ master classes at such prestigious institutions as Yale University, The Eastman School of Music, The Curtis Institute of Music, Oberlin College, Baylor University, St. Paul University, Emory University, and the University of Michigan, where he served as Continuing Guest Artist for a two-year period (2014-2016). 

Alan Higbee
Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc.
33563 Seneca Drive
Cleveland, OH 44139
toll free in the USA (866) 721-9095
office (440) 542-1882 fax (440) 542-1890
john@concertorganists.com

PARTIALLY UNDERWRITTEN BY THE AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS,
JACKSONVILLE CHAPTER

WITH SPECIAL THANKS

VENUE

St. John’s Cathedral
256 E. Church Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Doors open at 3:15PM

Please call Beaches Fine Arts Series
at 904-270-1771 or
email Martha Gerding at martha@beachesfinearts.org
for more information.