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Organ Recital

Presented by Aurora University at Crimi Auditorium, Aurora IL

Feb 13 2023
Organ Recital

Join us as guest organist David C. Jonies (Director of Music and Organist, Holy Name Cathedral). presents an organ recital featuring the works of Max Reger on the Létourneau pipe organ in Crimi Auditorium on the Aurora University campus. For more information, visit


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Described as a “gem” (The American Organist) and an "impeccable" performer (Bonner Generalanzeiger), organist David Jonies enjoys an excellent reputation among his colleagues as a concert organist and church musician. Known for his wide range of repertoire, Mr. Jonies was awarded the 1st prize at the 1999 Landau International Organ Competition. International concert appearances include Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Westminster Abbey and the London Handel Festival in the U. K., the Pusan Bach Festival in South Korea, the Cathedral at Budejovice in the Czech Republic, the Bluval Music Festival and the Cathedrals of Bamberg, Mainz, Passau and Trier in Germany.

In the United States, he has performed at Chicago's Orchestra Hall with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, at Marcus Center with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, at the Pine Mountain Music Festival (Michigan), Piccolo Spoleto Festival (South Carolina), at the Cathedrals of Seattle (Washington), Helena (Montana), Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Hartford (Connecticut), Sioux City (Iowa), Houston (Texas) and recitals and workshops for American Guild of Organists Chapters and Dioceses around the Midwest. He has been a featured artist for national conventions of the Organ Historical Society and the National Association for Pastoral Musicians.

David is Director of Music and Organist at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, where he plays the three organs by Flentrop and Casavant for Archdiocesan and Parish liturgies as well as in concert. Prior to his appointment in Chicago, he held positions at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Parish in Escanaba (Michigan), Westminster Cathedral in London, and the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.

A native of Germany, he holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg and the Performer's Certificate from the Royal Academy of Music in London. His teachers have included James O'Donnell, David Titterington, Günther Kaunzinger and Gerhard Weinberger.

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Crimi Auditorium

407 S Calumet Ave, Aurora, IL 60506

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