Dave Wickerham began playing the organ at the age of four and played
his first Theatre Organ at age 10. His musical education started at age
7. When he moved to Arizona in 1976, he became Associate Organist at the
famous Organ Stop Pizza Restaurants in Phoenix, Mesa, and Tucson. While
in Arizona, he continued his musical studies with Roseamond Crowley, one
of the few remaining descendants of the Louis Vierne line of organists.
He attended the University of Arizona in Tucson on a full scholarship, pursuing
classical organ studies for six years with Dr. Roy Johnson.
In 1984, Dave moved to the Chicago area to become Staff Organist at Pipes and Pizza in Lansing, Illinois. In addition to his performance there, he concertized frequently, as well as ministering musically at various churches.
August of 1990 found the Wickerham family - Dave, his wife, and two children - moving to Wisconsin, where he is one of the featured Staff Organists at the Organ Piper Music Palace in Greenfield, a suburb of Milwaukee.
Dave enjoys concertizing frequently to many audiences including various chapters of the American Theatre Organ Society. He also enjoys recording and is enthusiastically working in the digital audio field.