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Ann Labounsky

Ann Labounsky

Ann Labounsky

Dr. Ann Labounsky, FAGO, ChM, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (Musicology); M.Mus, University of Michigan (Marilyn Mason); B.Mus., Eastman School of Music (David Craighead); studied in Paris with André Marchal and Jean Langlais on a Fulbright Grant and holds diplomas from the Schola Cantorum and École Normale and is the author of a biography of Langlais, Jean Langlais: the Man and His Music, published in 2000 by Amadeus Press, Portland, Oregon. As Chair of Organ and Sacred Music at Duquesne University, she oversees undergraduate and graduate programs in sacred music. An active member of the American Guild of Organists, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, and the Church Music Association of America, she has held positions as Director of the National Committee on Improvisation, Councilor for Education for the American Guild of Organists, and national Director of Certification for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. She serves as Organ Artist in Residence at First Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh and as past-dean of the Pittsburgh, AGO Chapter. Most recently she made a webinar for the AGO based on Langlais’ teaching of improvisation.
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