Rollo Dilworth

Portrait of Rollo Dilworth

Rollo Dilworth is chair of music education at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he is also Associate Professor of Choral Music Education.  In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, he serves as conductor for the University Chorale.  Prior to his appointment at Temple, he served as Director of Choral Activities and Music Education at North Park University in Chicago, Illinois, for 13 years.  Dr. Dilworth holds degrees from Case Western Reserve University, University of Missouri-St. Louis and Northwestern University.  Dilworth has written and/or arranged over 150 choral works that are currently in print.  He frequently serves as a guest conductor and/or clinician for honors, festival and all-state choirs throughout the United States and abroad.  Dilworth is an active member of the Music Educators National Conference, the National Association of Negro Musicians, the American Choral Directors Association and Chorus America.  He is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and currently serves on the Pennsylvania ACDA State board as Director of Student and Youth Activities.

Dr. Dilworth has released a recording entitled Good News, which features 12 of his choral compositions.