Hans U. Hielscher has been Principal Organist at the Marktkirche in Wiesbaden (Lutheran Cathedral of Nassau), Germany, since 1979. He also studied carillon at The Nederlandse Beiaardschool in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Hans has presented more than 3.500 organ recitals around the globe, his concert tours have taken him to all European countries and the world – most recently Oamaru. A published composer of some 50 works for organ. Honored by the French government in Paris for his worldwide engagement in French organ music and nominated “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” in 1985. Long-time member of the American Guild of Organists, Organ Historical Society, Guild of Carillonneurs in North America and has presented convention workshops in the USA, Australia and New Zealand. Currently in New Zealand for his eighth concert tour. Last weeks concert was a great hit with those that attended at St Pauls. Would strongly recommend, if you get the chance to hear him again.

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