r. Horst Buchholz is Director of Sacred Music and Principal Organist at Denver's Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.
He also serves as Professor of Church Music at the Saint John Vianney Seminary in the Archdiocese of Denver, an affiliate of the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, and is organ faculty and consultant for the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music.
Dr. Buchholz holds two terminal degrees, one in Church Music from the University of Arts (HdK) in Berlin, and one in Conducting from Indiana University in Bloomington.
His teachers include Heinz Lohmann, Peter Wackwitz, Rudolf Heinemann (organ), and Martin Behrmann, Thomas Baldner, Bryan Balkwill (conducting).
Horst Buchholz has been active as an organist, conductor, and lecturer in the United States, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and throughout Europe.
He has performed in major concert halls around the world, as well as for the United Nations, and played on many famous and historic organs in significant churches, including Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.
He appeared on German National Television, the Korean SBS, American NPR, AFN, and the British BBC.
Maestro Buchholz has been a guest conductor with the Colorado Symphony, Central City Opera, the Boulder Philharmonic, the Akron Symphony, the Seoul Arts Center Opera, and orchestras in Seoul (Korea), Tokyo and Nagoya (Japan) and Monterrey (Mexico).
He served as Associate Conductor for Denver's Opera Colorado, and since 1999 he also is Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Centennial Philharmonic Orchestra in Denver.
CanticaNOVA Publications is pleased to offer the music of Dr. Buchholz in our catalog:
Dr. Buchholz' website may be found online here.