Artistic Director Daniel D. Hursey
Joshua Brodbeck is a young American concert organist who is in constant demand as a performer and hymn fest leader. At the age of nine, Mr. Brodbeck performed in his first concert in the United States. He made his international debut at age 12 playing for an organ dedication in Slovenia, Europe. Throughout his brief career, Mr. Brodbeck is known and commended for his varied programs that please audiences everywhere.
Mr. Brodbeck began his studies at Bluffton University at the age of 12 with Dr. Stephen Jacoby. After graduating high school, he studied at the Capital University Conservatory of Music as well as the Jacobs school of Music at Indiana University with Mr. Todd Wilson. Since graduating, he has had coaching sessions with Mr. Paul Jacobs of the Julliard School of Music and Dame Gillian Weir in the United Kingdom.
Currently, Mr. Brodbeck is the Minister of Music and Artist-in-Residence at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio. In this role, he oversees the entire music program and concert series. He is also the Organist-in-Residence at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio and Director of Worship for the Southern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
For the last two years, Mr. Brodbeck has become increasingly involved with the Delaware Community Chorus. Beginning as the organ and piano accompanist for two concerts in 2015, he has since joined the chorus, singing tenor, accompanying rehearsals when required, and conducting selected pieces to share the load with Artistic Director Daniel Hursey.
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Assistant Director Joshua Brodbeck
Accompanist Nathan Hamm
Nathan Hamm acquired the Bachelor in Music with emphasis in Piano Performance from the Ohio State University in 1995. He has been in considerable demand ever since, mainly as a choir accompanist. He worked with high school choirs of Westland, Grove City, Central Crossing, Upper Arlington, Linden McKinley and Olentangy. He also accompanied the Dublin Singers from 2001 to 2007, as well as the Columbus Gay Men's Chorus since 2006. Nathan held the position as pianist for the North Unitarian Universalist Congregation for nearly twenty years. He's now the pianist for the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, a position which opened several performing opportunities for him, such as a temporary chamber ensemble known as UUniverse, and several full length piano recitals of his own.