Donald Krehbiel, artistic director

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Donald Krehbiel is the founder and artistic director of Orpheus Chamber Singers, and is also Director of Music and Organist at First Unitarian Church of Dallas. He also served as adjunct choral director at Southern Methodist University and prepared the Dallas Symphony Chorus in Steven Stucky’s Oratorio August 4, 1964 for a CD release and Carnegie Hall performance.

Known for his passion for finding new and unusual choral music, Mr. Krehbiel has led numerous choral repertoire sessions throughout the country. He holds the degrees of Master of Sacred Music from Southern Methodist University and Perkins School of Theology, and Bachelor of Arts from Bethel College, Newton, Kansas.

In 2010 Mr. Krehbiel was presented two awards for excellence in church music: The Ruth Clark Award from The North Texas Association of Unitarian Universalist Societies, and the Soli Deo Gloria Award from Perkins School of Theology.