Workshop – Foresight is 20/20: Preparing for Graduate School Applications
7/10/2020 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
Hailed by The Baltimore Sun as a “rising organ star,” Jordan Prescott has established himself as one of the leading organists and academics of his generation. A native of Greenville, NC, Jordan holds the Bachelor of Music in Organ and Sacred Music from East Carolina University, where he was named the university’s outstanding graduate in keyboard in 2017. A recipient of the Milton H. Miller, Sr. Endowed Scholarship in Organ, Jordan graduated cum laude in 2019, with the Master of Music in Organ Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University.
Jordan is currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ Performance at Peabody Conservatory, where he holds the coveted Dean’s Fellowship. Jordan’s primary teachers have included John Walker, Andrew Scanlon, and Christopher Jacobson. Additionally, he has studied in Paris with Marie Louise Langlais. His career as a church musician has included appointments at Duke University Chapel and Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Baltimore.
Jordan is now Assistant Director of Music and Organist at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, MD. In 2018, Jordan won first prize at the 16th International Organ Competition at West Chester University and was named one of The Diapason magazine’s “20 Under 30” in 2019.
Jordan maintains an active performing schedule throughout the United States and his research has been published in The American Organist. He currently serves on the National Board of AGO Young Organists and the Executive Board of the Baltimore Chapter.