Jonathan Rudy, current Indiana University student and candidate for the Doctor of Music degree in organ and sacred music has been appointed to a new position in Chicago.
On July 16th, he will assume the role of Director of Musical Arts and Administration at Saint John Cantius Catholic Church in Chicago, Illinois. The church, comprised of over 2,500 families, is well known for its top-notch music program, magnificent organ, high liturgy, and influence on the surrounding community.
Rudy received his Master of Music degree in organ and sacred music from the Jacobs School of Music, where he studied organ with Janette Fishell, improvisation and sacred music with Bruce Neswick, and pursued minors in music theory and choral conducting. He was the recipient of both the First Prize and Audience Prize at the 2014 American Guild of Organists National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance. His debut album, entitled Three Halls, utilized two venues located on Indiana University campus: the Fisk Organ, Opus 91, in Alumni Hall and the Fisk Organ, Opus 135, in Auer Hall.
Jonathan Rudy currently serves as Music Director at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cookeville, TN, where he lives with his wife, Katie. They plan to move to Chicago in early July in preparation for the new position.
Learn more about Jonathan Rudy by visiting www.jonathanrudy.com.