Darlene KuperusLecturer, Organ
Dr. Darlene Kuperus is a versatile musician. Over the span of her career she has served as a full- time church music director, organist, pianist, conductor, chamber musician, and concert manager. She is currently the Associate Music Director at First United Methodist Church of Plymouth, MI, and serves as an instructor in the church’s Fine Arts Academy. She is a former faculty member at William Tyndale College, served as visiting faculty in the University of Michigan Organ Department in 2016, and is a frequent presenter at the university’s annual Organ Conferences. She earned the undergraduate degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI, and the Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Church Music from the University of Michigan, where she studied with Dr. James Kibbie (organ) and Dr. Michele Johns (Sacred Music).