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Margreeth Chr. [Margaretha Christina] de Jong (*1961) graduated from the Rotterdam Conservatory in 1986 with Diplomas in Church Music, Organ Music Pedagogy, and Organ Solo Performance with a score of 10 – the highest possible mark in the Netherlands.  She specialized with Guy Bovet in Switzerland, and with Jean Langlais and Marie-Louise Jaquet-Langlais at the  Schola Cantorum in Paris. There she gained the Prix de Virtuosité, again with the highest distinction. She won first prizes at international organ competitions in Paris and Haarlem. When the Council of Mayor and Aldermen of Middelburg appointed her city organist in 2014, an old tradition of the capital of Zeeland was restored again after two centuries. Margreeth Chr. de Jong is organist of the Nieuwe Kerk, Middelburg. She has given numerous solo recitals in Western Europe and been featured in major concert series. She has also made many radio, television and CD recordings. Since 2005, she has taught as professor of organ and theory at UCR. Moreover, she is very active as a composer.  Her compositions are performed all over the world and the majority has been published in Europe and in the USA. For an overview of her compositions, please visit: