David Herman

David Herman is Trustees Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Music and University Organist at the University of Delaware. A native of Pennsylvania, he earned degrees from Wittenberg University, the University of Michigan and the University of Kansas. Dr. Herman is the author of The Life and Work of Jan Bender and numerous articles for professional journals. He has served on the faculties of four Pipe Organ Encounters and spoke at the AGO Region III Convention in Washington on Recruiting and Teaching the New Organist. His presentation on The Organ Works of Samuel Wesley was featured at the 2004 AGO National Convention in Los Angeles. Dr. Herman is active as both a composer and a recitalist, performing regularly in the United States and abroad: throughout Germany, in Dublin and in ten cathedrals throughout England and Wales including London’s St. Paul’s and Southwark Cathedrals, and Westminster Abbey. His recording of organ works by Samuel Wesley at Coventry Cathedral was released in 2003 on the Redcliffe (UK) label and his recording on the UD organ, Great Mixture!, was released in the spring of 2006. His new recording of choral and organ works by Hugo Distler and Jan Bender was recently released. >