Delbert Disselhorst is professor emeritus of the University of Iowa. He holds both the bachelor and master of music degrees from the University of Illinois. As a recipient of a Fulbright grant in organ, he studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, where he was a student of Helmut Walcha. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. At the University of Michigan 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. He also coached with Michael Radulescu in Vienna and with Catharine Crozier in Portland, Oregon. As a concert artist, Disselhorst has performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Korea. He has appeared as a recitalist for several regional conventions and for the National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Houston, Texas. Tours of Europe have included recitals in Denmark, Germany, and France (Notre Dame in Paris). 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 recordings include works by Rorem and Pinkham for the Arkay label (recorded on the Noack organ at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport, Iowa) and Harmonische Seelenlust of GF Kauffman for Pro Organo (recorded on the Brombaugh instrument at First Presbyterian Church, Springfield, Illinois.) In addition to the University of Iowa, Disselhorst has taught at Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska, the University of Nebraska, and at the Yale Organ Week. For the academic year 2011–2012 he was guest Professor of Organ at the University of Notre Dame.