ann labounsky

Ann Labounsky

Professor of Organ and Sacred Music
Mary Pappert School of Music
Organ/Sacred Music

Music, Room 314
Phone: 412.396.5871


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.M., University of Michigan
B.M., Eastman School of Music
Diploma, Ecole Normale, Schola Cantorum, Paris

Organ artist in residence, First Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh. Recipient, Fulbright Grant. Studied with David Craighead, André Marchal, and Jean Langlais and assisted him on 1964 American tour. Recording artist, Musical Heritage Society and VoixduVent Recordings, recorded Complete Organ Works of Jean Langlais (26 cds). Author of Jean Langlais: The Man and His Music (Amadeus Press). Performances throughout United States and Europe. Since 1976, has directed Sacred Music programs at Duquesne.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Pedagogy
  • Hymn playing
  • Improvisation
  • Church music
  • Jean Langlais
  • French organ music