Paul Hesselink ’62

Paul Hesselink ’62 has concluded 14 years as chair and manager of the organ recital series for the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. At the final program of the season, the board of the organization surprised him with a special tribute for his service. During his tenure, he organized and produced 69 concerts: 13 by foreign artists, 35 by visiting American artists and 21 by chapter members. Under his guidance, the series has grown in reputation and significance, attracting world renowned concert artists, as well as up-and-coming performers to Las Vegas. He was given a commemorative plaque, a special proclamation from the mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, and the announcement that by unanimous vote, the board has named the recital series in his honor, The Paul S. Hesselink Organ Recital Series.

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