Wayne Leupold holds a B.M. and a B.A. “with distinction” from Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, a M.M. in organ performance from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Valparaiso University Alumni Association. He has edited over 300 volumes of organ music. In 1989 he formed the music publishing company, Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc., with the purpose of publishing organ teaching materials and organ music from all national schools and historical periods.