Wilfred Delphin

Dr. Wilfred Delphin, one half of the internationally renowned piano duo Delphin and Romaine, retired from the SIUC School of Music in 2004.  Delphin debuted in 1977 at Carnegie Hall with Edwin Romain.  The two of them toured the United States, South America, Europe and Asia.  After Romain passed in 1995, Delphin continued performing and teaching.  His fans include former President Jimmy Carter, for whom he played a solo recital in the East Room of the White House.  He is part of Baldwin Piano’s “World’s Best” promotion and is a South Carolina Arts Commission Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award winner.  Currently, he is a faculty member and artist-in-residence in the Department of Music at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, where he is also an alumnus.