Del Parkinson is Professor of Piano at Boise State University, where he joined the faculty in 1985. Prior to 1985, he taught at BYU-Idaho. He holds a Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Juilliard School. He was the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays grant for graduate study in London, England. He has performed in Europe, Asia, Mexico, and throughout the United States. He is the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.