Damin Spritzer

Dr. Damin Spritzer is Area Chair and Associate Professor of Organ at the University of Oklahoma and holds degrees from the University of North Texas, the Eastman School of Music, and the Oberlin Conservatory.

She has performed at historic churches and instruments in Iceland, Germany, France, England, Brazil, Israel, Italy, and Norway, and been honored to contribute to convention performances and lectures for the American Guild of Organists, the Organ Historical Society, and the Anglican Association of Musicians. Spritzer‚Äôs acclaimed fifth CD, recorded in England, as the first American and first woman to record at Hereford Cathedral. It received five stars from Organists Review, which said, ‚ÄúDamin Spritzer‚Äôs performance is spellbinding ‚Äď and her wide-ranging program notes are fascinating‚Ķon so many levels this CD impresses as a serious undertaking.‚ÄĚ Her sixth CD, recorded in England, will be released this fall.

Alsatian-American composer Ren√© Louis Becker (1882-1956) was the topic of her doctoral research, leading to three world premier recordings of Becker‚Äôs music in France at Saint-Salomon-Saint-Gregoire, Pithiviers, the Cath√©drale Sainte-Croix, Orl√©ans, and the Kimball organ of St. John‚Äôs Cathedral, Denver. The fourth CD, ‚ÄúFantasia,‚ÄĚ was a collaborative project with trombone. Future recording projects are planned in France and the United States.