Dirk Lindner, a native of Stanton, Iowa, earned a BA degree in music from Northwestern College, Orange City, IA, and an MA degree in piano performance from the University of Iowa.
Dirk started his musical career by accompanying for choirs in the eighth grade, and playing the organ for church in the ninth grade. A long-time school accompanist, he worked for the Ralston, Papillion-La Vista and Springfield Platteview School Districts prior to playing for Westside Middle School. He served as accompanist for the Clarion Chamber Chorale for five years, and has played for 45 school and community theater productions of musicals. Currently the organist at First Presbyterian in Bellevue, Dirk has been organist at churches in the Lutheran, Evangelical Covenant, and United Church of Christ denominations.
This program of Swedish music for piano includes variations on Swedish folk songs, Swedish hymn tune pieces, and music in the style of Swedish folk and dance music, as well as music in the Baroque, Romantic and contemporary styles.