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Bert Van der Hoek was Director of Music of Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church in London, Ontario, and composer of several published church anthems. In 2004, he retired from working for many years in the music retail business. He was born in Holland, and emigrated with his family to Canada in 1952. He studied organ and theory in London, where his teachers included T.C. Chattoe, William Wickett and Barrie Cabena. He holds the RCCO Associate diploma. A member of the London Centre of the RCCO Bert Van der Hoek has held various executive positions, including that of Centre President.

O Splendour of God's Glory Bright

by Bert Van der Hoek

SATB a cappella – KH 080 – duration 1:55

Choirs and listeners will love this glorious anthem. The inspiring words have been around for over 1,400 years.