In 1992, Mr. Niedmann was a prize winner at the American Guild of Organists National Competition in Organ Improvisation, held in Atlanta. He was a member of the faculty of the Hartt School, University of Hartford and was listed in Who’s Who in America. Mr. Niedmann is Organist & Director of Music at Church of Christ, Congregational in Newington, Connecticut. He has led seminars on organ improvisation, composition, and choral repertoire for the American Guild of Organists and the United Church of Christ Musician’s Association national and regional conventions. From 1993 to 1995, he was Dean of the Hartford Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and in 1991 was awarded the organization’s Associate Certificate.
Mr. Niedmann’s compositions are included in two hymnals—Wonder, Love, and Praise (Episcopal) and The New Century Hymnal (United Church of Christ). His music is published by Augsburg-Fortress, GIA Publications, Inc., Concordia, Paraclete, Thorpe-Theodore Presser, and Selah.