Deanna Wehrspann

Art Discipline: 
Sioux Falls, SD
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Aug 19, 2013 to Aug 30, 2013
Sep 6, 2021 to Sep 24, 2021

Deanna Wehrspann is a composer of choral, vocal, orchestral, and piano music. She is a professional pianist/collaborator, choral singer, church musician, and violinist. She has choral music published by Augsburg Fortress and Choristers Guild, and has been Composer-in-Residence at both Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts (NE) and Ucross Foundation (WY). She has commissions from American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and South Dakota Music Teachers Association, among many others. She sings with Grammy-nominated South Dakota Chorale, is staff pianist at University of Sioux Falls (SD) and University of South Dakota, and is on staff at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. She holds degrees from Augustana University (SD), Luther Seminary (MN), and Emporia State University (KS), and studied for a year in Leipzig, Germany, on full scholarship from Lutheran World Federation. Her website is