Dieter Wulfhorst, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music
Sattler Hall, Room 115
559-453-2003
dieterwulfhorst@fresno.edu

What programs do you teach in?

Music: orchestra, University String Quartet, violoncello, music history and music research

Education

D.M.A., Violoncello Performance, University of Maryland at College Park, 1995
Staatliche Hochschule fér Musik und Theater, Hannover, West Germany, Kénstlerische Reifepréfung, 1985
M.M., Violoncello Performance, University of Maryland at College Park, 1987

Scholarly Interests

  • Music of the Holocaust
  • Female 19th century composers

Professional and Service Experience

Active performer in U.S. and internationally (Asia, Australia and Europe)

Honors and Awards

  • Fresno-Madera Counties Music Education Association (FMCMEA) Orchestra Educator Award, 2004
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Pi Kappa Lambda
  • Phi Mu Alpha
  • Golden Key International Honor Society

Professional Affiliations

  • American Federation of Musicians, Local 618, Albuquerque; Local 12, Sacramento
  • American String Teachers Association
  • California Haydn Society
  • California Music Educators Association (CMEA)
  • Chamber Music America (CMA)
  • Cobbett Association (Chamber Music Society)
  • College Music Society (CMS)
  • Early Music America (EMA)
  • Fresno-Madera Counties Music Education Association (FMCMEA)
  • Fresno Musical Club
  • Internet Cello Society
  • Music Educators National Conference (MENC)
  • Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)
  • Viola da gamba Society of America (VdgSA)
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Pi Kappa Lambda
  • Phi Mu Alpha
  • Golden Key International Honor Society

Publications and Presentations

Presentations

  • Three presentations given about music of the revolution at a regional lecture day for Academic Decathlon, September 2009 in Madera, California, themed around the French Revolution
  • Performed with The University String Quartet, a student ensemble directed by Wulfhorst, on Valley Public Radio KVPR (89.3 FM, Fresno) in April 2008 as part of Young Artists' Spotlight
  • "Terezén: Music of the Holocaust for Violin and Violoncello," presented and performed at the CMEA convention in Pasadena, CA, 2007; Temple Beth Israel in Fresno, CA; American String Teachers Association National Convention in Kansas City, MO; and the 4th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities in Honolulu, HI, 2006
  • "Exploring Baroque Style and Techniques in Public School String Orchestras," presented and performed at the CMEA Convention in Pasadena, CA, 2007; and the National ASTA Convention in Kansas City, MO, 2006
  • "Clara Kathleen Rogers: Reverie," co-presented and performed with Judith Radell at the American Musicological Association, Allegheny Chapter Meeting at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1997
  • "Music for the 21st Century," presented at the Southwest Cello Conference in Santa Fe, NM, 1997
  • "Franz Schubert and Arpeggione," presented at the American Musicological Association, Allegheny Chapter Meeting at California University of Pennsylvania, 1997
  • "Music Education in Germany," presented at the MENC Student Chapter (Number 1), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1996

Publications

  • Clara Kathleen Rogers Chamber Music, edited with Judith Radell, published by A-R Editions, 2001
  • John Cage: Music, Philosophy, and Intention, 1933 - 1950, edited by David W. Patterson, published by Garland Publishers, 2000 (My contribution is the translation of an article on John Cage by Martin Erdmann.)

Other Information

My personal website: http://wulfhorst.tripod.com

Programs