Jack Mitchener, DMA

Jack Mitchener 2020

Jack Mitchener, DMA


Closing Choral Evensong
Cathedral of St. Philip
7/10/2020 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Jack Mitchener serves as Organist & Artist-in-Residence at the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta and is Professor of Organ, University Organist, Chairman of the Keyboard Department and Director of the Townsend-McAfee Institute of Church Music in the Townsend School of Music at Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.

Dr. Mitchener has performed extensively throughout Europe and Asia in venues as diverse as the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris to the Cultural Centre in Hong Kong. In North America, he has performed for conventions of the AGO, OHS, and the Association of Anglican Musicians as well as most other denominational organizations.

Dr. Mitchener has recorded numerous CDs (as soloist and collaborator) and is represented by Penny Lorenz Concert Artists. He is a former professor at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Salem College, and the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. He holds a DMA, two master’s degrees and two Performer’s Certificates from the Eastman School of Music as well as the Prix de Virtuosité, Prix d’Excellence, and Médaille d’or from the National Conservatory in Rueil-Malmaison, France where he studied with Marie-Claire Alain.

He was a national MTNA winner and a top prize-winner in the Dublin International Organ Competition. He served several years as President of the Board of Trustees of the Moravian Music Foundation and is the current Dean of the Atlanta chapter of the American Guild of Organists.