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Dr. Horst Buchholz

Dr. Horst Buchholz is Director of Sacred Music at the Cathedral and the Archdiocese of St. Louis. He received his first musical training in a boys’ choir in his native Germany and studied organ and sacred music at the Berlin College of Church Music and the University of Arts, and received his Doctor of Music degree in conducting from the Indiana University School of Music.

Dr. Buchholz has held positions in cathedrals and churches throughout the United States and Europe, including the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colorado. He was Music Director of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, and has made organist and guest conductor appearances with the Colorado Symphony and Opera Colorado and has performed in major cathedrals and concert halls around the world. He has served as a member of the organ faculty at Cleveland State University; Associate Professor of Music and Director of Schola Cantorum at St. John Vianney Seminary (Denver); conducting professor and organ faculty member at Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver.  He is also Vice-President of the Church Music Association of America and a faculty member at the annual CMAA Colloquium.

Dr. Buchholz is married to soprano Dr. MeeAe Cecilia Nam, who is currently on the faculty of Eastern Michigan University.


Articles and new stories mentioning Horst Buchholz:

Sacred Music Colloquium Held at CUA, September 2005

Sacred Music in the Rockies: Chant Workshop in Colorado Springs Inspires Singers, by Larry Rutherford, March 2008

CMAA Colloquium at Loyola Chicago, April 2008

Sacred Music Colloquium, April 2009

Sacred Music, Colloquium XX, by Jeffrey Tucker, September 2010

New Music Director for St. Louis, February 2011

Introducing -- The Adoremus Hymnal - Second Edition, by Helen Hull Hitchcock, September 2011

Musica Sacra Saint Louis Conference, December 2011

Exploring Sacred Music Seminar 2012, February 2012

"Liturgy and Asceticism" Draws Scholars' Reflection, by Daniel G. Van Slyke, March 2012

To Sing the Mass and Teach it, by Susan Benofy, April 2012

CMAA Colloquium:The Beauty of Catholic Liturgical Music, May 2012

Colloquium Ascends Musical Heights, September 2012

Gateway Liturgical Conference Focuses on Vatican II, November 2012

From the Adoremus Hymnal: Mass of St. Francis by Dr. Horst Buchholz
Dr. Buchholz is organist and music director at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.
Kyrie 200; Gloria 201; Sanctus 202; Acclamation 203; Acclamation (alternate) 204; Amen 205; Alternate Amen 206; Agnus Dei 207. -- PDF – organ/harmonized version


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