Jonathan William Moyer

Jonathan William Moyer maintains a dynamic career as a church musician, concert organist, and pedagogue. The Baltimore Sun has described his playing as "ever-expressive, stylish, and riveting." He is chair and assistant professor of organ at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and organist of the Church of the Covenant in Cleveland.

Moyer specializes in a vast repertoire from the renaissance to the 21st century, and has performed throughout the United States and in Europe and Japan. He has performed with numerous ensembles including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, the Tanglewood Festival Orchestra, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Oberlin Orchestra, Quire Cleveland, Concert Artists of Baltimore, and the Handel Choir of Baltimore. Recent concerts include the Pacific Lutheran University, National Convention of the American Organ Historical Society (Rochester, N.Y.), the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Washington, D.C.), Interlochen Arts Camp, St. Sulpice (Paris), Notre Dame de Bergerac, and J.S. Bach's complete Clavierübung III at the German Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary. In spring 2019, Moyer will be a visiting instructor of organ at the Hochschule für Musik in Lübeck, Germany.

At the Church of the Covenant, Moyer oversees two pipe organs (E.M. Skinner/Aeolian Skinner/Holtkamp and Richards Fowkes, Op. 19) and a 47-bell Dutch carillon by Eijsbouts.

Moyer holds an artist diploma in organ from Oberlin Conservatory, where he was a student of James David Christie and Olivier Latry. He earned a doctor of musical arts and graduate performance diploma in organ from the Peabody Conservatory of Music as a student of Donald Sutherland and Gillian Weir. He also completed a master's degree in piano at Peabody as a student of Ann Schein. Moyer earned a bachelor of music in piano from Bob Jones University, where he studied with Laurence Morton. He further studied with organists Susan Landale, Marie-Claire Alain, Guy Bovet, and Michael Radulescu. In 2008, Moyer earned second prize in the Sixth International Musashino Organ Competition in Tokyo, and in 2005 he was a finalist in the St. Albans International Organ Competition. He is represented by WindWerk Artists.