Douglas Helvering


Douglas Helvering (b. 1977), is Music Professor at Metropolitan College of Kansas City, Missouri.

Douglas holds a B.M. from University of Nebraska-Omaha; an M.M. from Westminster Choir College Rider University; and is working towards a D.M.A. from the University of Kansas. Honors include Golden Key National Honor Society, Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities and he is a member of ASCAP and ACDA. Golfing and reading are two of his hobbies.

R. Douglas Helvering's music is gaining in popularity among choral professionals around the world. His music's artistry and emotional appeal have earned him many commissions and prestigious performances (including performances at ACDA national and regional conventions, MENC conventions, major art festivals, and at Carnegie Hall). He strives to write fresh new music that offers challenge and reward to today's choral musicians.

Douglas says "I got my musical start as an 8th grader, and my music education was invaluable in my development. My music for youth choirs is written with the hope that the students will grow musically while being stimulated artistically."

To learn more about Douglas and his compositions, visit his website at www.rdouglashelvering.com