Dale Grotenhuis

Short Name: Dale Grotenhuis
Full Name: Grotenhuis, Dale, 1931-2012
Birth Year: 1931
Death Year: 2012

Dale Grotenhuis (b. Cedar Grove, WI, 1931; d. Jenison, Mi, August 17, 2012) was a member of the 1987 Psalter Hymnal 1987 Revision Committee, and was professor of music and director of choral music at Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa, from 1960 until he retired in 1994 to concentrate on composition. Educated at Calvin College; Michigan State University, Lansing; and Ohio State University, Columbus; he combined teaching with composition throughout his career and was a widely published composer of choral music. He also directed the Dordt choir in a large number of recordings, including many psalm arrangements found in the 1959 edition of the Psalter Hymnal.

Before coming to Dordt, Grotenhuis taught music at Christian high schools in Washington and Michigan. Under his direction, the Dordt College concert choir participated in annual tours that took members throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. He loved the church and the music of the church. His favorite song was "All Glory Be to God on High".

Bert Polman (last two sentences from Joy Grotenhuis, daughter-in-law)

Tunes by Dale Grotenhuis (66)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
AINDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)151117 12233 34322
ARIRANGDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)456561 21232 32165
ARISE, SHINE (Glass)Dale Grotenhuis (Arranger)3
ARTHUR'S SEATDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)151176 56712 32125
LET US BREAK BREADDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)256111 11322 11355
BUNESSANDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)713512 76565 12356
CANONBURYDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)453334 32123 56712
KAS DZIEDAJADale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)112351 23511 54321
CENTENNIAL PRAYERDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)2
CHRIST IST ERSTANDENDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)311713 41171 54537
CHRISTE, DU LAMM GOTTESDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)412354 33234 54332
ALLELUIA NO. 1Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)155112 31123 44321
CLAP YOUR HANDS (Owens)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)3
CLAYDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)651232 15512 32175
DETROIT (Bradshaw)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)113453 43171 13457
DIR DIR JEHOVAHDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)151566 54321 23456
EARTH AND ALL STARSDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)715613 17665 11132
ELEANORDale Grotenhuis (Composer)2
EPIPHANY (Wesley)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)151654 32132 17712
EVERLASTING LOVEDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)212334 43345 54321
FOUNDATIONDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)956161 51131 35
GENEVAN 100Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)212732 17151 71332
OLD 107THDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)111511 77556 5343
OLD 124THDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)112343 21171 34565
GENEVAN 138Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)313451 76556 53343
GENEVAN 150Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)313213 45132 13453
GENEVAN 19Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)152232 11234 32611
GENEVAN 27Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)153455 11716 52354
GENEVAN 65Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)455515 65434 54321
GENEVAN 81Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)455671 17656 55567
GENEVAN 95Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)2
GENEVAN 97Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)256117 11671 655
RENDEZ À DIEUDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)516511 24325 33143
GLORIFY THY NAMEDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)333344 32212 33555
HE IS LORDDale Grotenhuis, b. 1931 (Harmonizer)471232 11233 33332
JORDAN (Barnby)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)235653 21235 34567
KOMT, VERWONDERTDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)156551 25326 7123
LASST UNS ERFREUENDale Grotenhuis, b. 1931 (Composer (descant))111231 34511 23134
LESTERDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)4
LOBET UND PREISETDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)855554 34321 33332
LORD, REVIVE USDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)155124 32131 65
EISENACH (Gesius)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)113455 43256 71766
MAG ICH UNGLÜCKDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)2
MASON (Sherwin)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)432117 71235 43216
[Come every soul by sin oppressed] (Stockton)Dale Grotenhuis (Composer (desc.))155651 33215 53123
O HEILAND, REISS DIE HIMMEL AUFDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)413451 32155 67354
OH QUE BUENODale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)733314 44333 12223
OUR GOD REIGNSDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)134561 71766 55343
PHILIP (Grotenhuis)Dale Grotenhuis (Composer)233321 72123 55454
REJOICE (Anonymous)Dale Grotenhuis (Arranger)151111 23213 21231
RESIGNATION (Southern Harmony)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)1113532 35165 31351
ROBERT (Grotenhuis)Dale Grotenhuis (Composer)2
ROK NOVYDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)211177 12373 34455
SHEPHERD'S PIPESDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)251327 11755 13271
SING ALLELUIA (Stassen)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)1154321 721
SLAVA BOGUDale Grotenhuis (Arranger)1
[Beams of heaven, as I go]Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)213565 31123 32155
STAR IN THE EASTDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)111215 57717 65131
TE VENGODale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)253213 53213 11767
THE CHURCH'S DESOLATIONDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)155616 56121 33216
THOMAS (Grotenhuis)Dale Grotenhuis (Composer)2
TORONTO (Seerveld)Dale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)3
VERGEEF, O HEERDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)2
VRUECHTENDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)251234 55654 65432
WORKERS' SONGDale Grotenhuis (Harmonizer)2
WYATT (Grotenhuis)Dale Grotenhuis (Composer)2
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