John D. Hamilton Visiting Artist Richard Benedum, Organ
January 31 • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm• Free
Dr. Richard P. Benedum is a professor emeritus of music at the University of Dayton. He taught for over thirty years in the Performing and Visual Arts Department and was also the Chair of the Music Department twice (1980-1988 and 1996-2001).
Dr. Benedum obtained his bachelor’s degree from Concordia Teachers College in 1966. He received his doctoral degree in organ performance from the University of Oregon and subsequently studied organ and conducting with Helmuth Rilling in Stuttgart, Germany, and musicology with Christoph Wolff at Harvard.
Dr. Benedum and his wife, Julane Rodgers, met in graduate school at the University of Oregon. Ms. Rogers obtained her masters in harpsichordist performance and taught part-time at Wright State University in addition to being a professional musician.