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Delbert Disselhorst

Delbert Disselhorst has been a member of the University of Iowa School of Music faculty since 1970. He holds both bachelor’s and ­master’s ­degrees inmusic from the University of Illinois. As a recipient of a Fulbright grant in organ, he also studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Frankfurt, Germany, where he was a student of Helmut Walcha. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan where he was also awarded the Palmer Christian ­citation as a ­distinguished graduate of the organ ­department. His teachers include Jerald Hamilton, Mildred Andrews Boggess, Marilyn Mason, and Russell Saunders. As a concert artist, Disselhorst has performed in the United States, Canada and Europe. He has ­appeared as a recitalist for several regional ­conventions and for the National Convention of the American Guild of Organists. Tours of Europe have included recitals in Denmark, Germany and France. He has been a featured artist for international festivals and concert series in the cathedrals of Trier and Limburg and the Munster in Freiburg, Germany. His other recordings include works by Rorem and Pinkham for the Arkay label (recorded on the Noack organ at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport, Iowa). He concertizes under the Phyllis Stringham Concert Management.