Robert T. Anderson Recital Series

Thomas Ospital

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 7:30 pm
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Dallas
Schudi Organ | 3 manuals, 52 ranks


Titulaire of the grand organ at St. Eustache Church in Paris, and newly-appointed Organist in Residence at Maison de la Radio (Radio France Concert Hall), Thomas Ospital is a young artist who has quickly earned a place amongst the world’s finest concert organists. He has won prizes at several international competitions including the Chartres Competition, the Xavier Darasse Competition, and the Saragossa and Angers competitions. Dedicated to the art of improvisation in all of its forms, he will include an improvisation in his concerts and frequently accompanies silent films as well. His recital on the landmark Schudi instrument at St. Thomas Aquinas will mark his North Texas debut and provide a fine start to our 2017-2018 Robert T. Anderson Recital Series.

Janette Fishell

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Caruth Auditorium, SMU Campus
Fisk Organ | 3 manuals, 75 ranks

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 9:00 am – Noon
Masterclass by Janette Fishell
Caruth Auditorium, SMU Campus
The masterclass is open to the public; participants should email Graham Schultz at by January 7 to register.


“Janette Fishell, a mature musician, plays with great sensitivity and strong, secure technique.” – The American Organist

Janette Fishell is Professor of Music and Chair of the Organ Department at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Director of Music/Organist Emerita for Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, NC, and a recitalist and teacher of international standing. She is nearing the completion of her twenty-one concert project “The Seasons of Sebastian,” performing the complete organ works of J.S. Bach for the first time at Jacobs School of Music.

Martin Jean

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas
Casavant Organ | 4 manuals, 96 ranks

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 10:00 am – Noon
Masterclass by Marin Jean
Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas
The masterclass is open to the public; participants should email Graham Schultz at by April 16 to register.


Martin Jean is within the highest ranks of the world’s concert organists and is recognized widely as a brilliant, warmly communicative artist whose playing exhibits “visceral intensity, expressive eloquence, and exquisite elegance” (The Kansas City Star). Winner of the Grand Prix de Chartres and AGO National competitions, Dr. Jean is known and deeply admired for his wide reportorial interests, scholarship, and teaching. Dr. Jean is Professor of Organ and Church Music and Director of the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University.