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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Justin H. Bischof

  Justin H. Bischof
  Justin H. Bischof

Justin H. Bischof is an active performer and improviser, having performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He received a doctor of musical arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music in 1998. While in school, he twice received the Claire Coci Award. Dr. Bischof is director of music and organist at the Church of the Resurrection, New York, NY, and at the Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale, N.Y. In 1999, he was appointed adjunct professor of music history and adviser at Barnard College and professor of music theory at the Manhattan School of Music. He previously served on the faculties of the Mannes College of Music and the Nightingale-Bamford School. As a chamber musician, Dr. Bischof has performed in hundreds of concerts over the last decade. He has worked regularly with the Orchestra of Saint Lukes’as organist, pianist, and harpsichordist. In 1998, he was a semi-finalist in the AGO National Competition in Organ Improvisation. This past summer, he was a featured performer at the AGO Region II Convention, as well as serving as an adjudicator for the Region II Competition for Young Organists. Dr. Bischof serves on the executive board of the New York City AGO Chapter and is a former dean of the Manhattan School of Music AGO Chapter. He has made three tours of Europe, performing in such venues as Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London, and the Tonhalle, Zurich. He can be heard on several recordings. His latest Ethereal release includes the premiere of Aaron Miller’s Concert of Two Organists with organist Ken Cowan and the Zurich Symphony Orchestra.