James Jordan

James Jordan Choral Series

Hinshaw Choral Music Series

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James Jordan, a GRAMMY-nominated conductor, is a luminary in the choral music world, acclaimed for his groundbreaking approach and profound writings. With over 40 books to his credit, he has made significant contributions to the fields of musicianship, rehearsal techniques, and the spiritual dimensions of music. As a distinguished Professor and Senior Conductor at Westminster Choir College, he helms the prestigious Westminster Schola Cantorum and Williamson Voices, and directs the esteemed Conducting Institute and Choral Institute at Oxford.

Jordan’s recordings have received widespread critical acclaim, and his research on Laban movement and rhythm pedagogy has been trailblazing. He has taught at the Hartt School of Music and the School of the Hartford Ballet, and has authored numerous books on music education and conducting, cementing his reputation as a leading authority in his field.

Throughout his illustrious career, Jordan has been honored with numerous awards and residencies worldwide. He has been inducted into Temple University’s Hall of Fame, received the distinguished alumni medal from Susquehanna University, and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music from the University of Aberdeen. His influence extends globally, with partnerships in China with WeMusic and the Chinese Happiness Foundation to bring music education to underprivileged communities.