Janette Fishell

Janette Fishell is Professor of Organ and Chair of the Organ Department at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, where she teaches Applied Organ and Organ Pedagogy. She maintains an international concert career, with regular concert tours in Europe, the United Kingdom and Asia.  A lecturer, teacher, adjudicator, recording artist, author and church musician, Dr. Fishell concertizes throughout North America under the management of Karen McFarlane Artists. 

Widely recognized as a leading authority on the organ music of the Petr Eben, she is currently recording that composer’s complete solo organ works for the Dutch classical music label Brilliant Classics.  Recent research/performance projects include cycles of the complete organ works of J.S. Bach, César Franck, a recording of Beethoven’s complete works for organ and mechanical clock for NAXOS, and collaboration with instrumental colleagues from the Jacobs School. 

A life-long church musician, she is the recipient of the Paul Creston Award for contributions to sacred music and was named Young Organist of the Year by Keyboard Arts, Inc. while an undergraduate student.