Del Parkinson

Sponsored for two years by Andy and Elizabeth Scoggin,
and Jerry Saltzer in memory of Marlys Anne Saltzer

Del Parkinson began studying piano at age five in his hometown of Blackfoot, Idaho. He now holds a doctor of music degree from Indiana University and a postgraduate diploma from The Juilliard School. He was the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays grant for graduate study in London. He is professor of piano at Boise State University. His London debut recital was on the American Bicentennial Series, and his New York debut recital was in Carnegie Recital Hall. He has performed with the Guadalajara Symphony, the Indiana University Symphony, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Utah Symphony, and the Boise Philharmonic. He is featured on four compact disc recordings. He is the recipient of the Boise State University foundation scholar award for creative activity, the Idaho Commission on the Arts career fellowship award, and the Idaho governor’s award for excellence in the arts. Dr. Parkinson is a Steinway Artist.