An accomplished director, arranger and composer for vocalist, choral groups and instrumentalist, Belford has performed in many piano recitals as a featured artist in Venezuela, Colombia, Jamaica, Ecuador, Canada and United States. In addition he has served as piano collaborator for professional choir and instrumental ensembles.
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Adventist University of Colombia and master in Choral Music Education from VanderCook School of Music in Chicago, IL. Currently, Belford is the Choir director and professor at Benedictine University, IL, and Music Director at Hinsdale United Methodist church. Additionally he is the Jazz piano collaborator for the Illinois Music Educator Association (ILMEA).
Previously, Belford has served as Music Director at Montini Catholic Preparatory College High School, Piano Collaborator and Choir Director at Downers Grove South High School, Piano Collaborator for Anima Singers of Greater Chicago (formely Glenn Ellyn Children Chorus) and Chapel Choir Director at First United Methodist Church.
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