Diane Meredith Belcher appointed assistant professor

April 5, 2003
Office of Continuing Education, Westminster Choir College

Diane Meredith Belcher has been appointed assistant professor of organ at
Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Princeton, New Jersey. She
assumes the full-time organ position at Westminster in the fall of 2003,
joining colleagues Stefan Engels and Ken Cowan. A recipient of the 2000
Golden Ear Award for her CD of the Glatter-Götz/Rosales organ in Claremont,
California, her recordings are often broadcast on radio and television,
including Public Radio International¹s Pipedreams. Ms. Belcher was featured
at the 2002 AGO national convention, performing the Jongen Symphonie
Concertante with the Philadelphia Orchestra. She is currently on the roster
of Karen McFarlane Artists.

She will begin her duties at Westminster by joining Ken Cowan in teaching
the Summer High School Organ Week, July 711, 2003. For information and
applications, contact the Office of Continuing Education, Westminster Choir
College, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540; ph 609/921-7100;
e-mail .