Donna Wickham is Director of Confluence, the instrumental ensemble for Wellshire’s Living Water worship service,which includes leading the group and programming music for weekly worship services throughout the year. Donna joined Wellshire’s staff in 2014.
Why did you choose to pursue a career in music?
Because I was fascinated by music since I was a very young child.
What is the greatest thing about the music ministries at Wellshire?
Getting to make music with wonderful people.
What is the biggest opportunity for our Wellshire community?
To make a real impact in the surrounding community.
What is your favorite Bible verse?
Job 12:7-9 — But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish of the sea inform you. Which of all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this?
Where do you find inspiration?
In my students at DU.
What are the things that make you happiest?
Music and mountains.
When you’re not at Wellshire, where are you likely to be?
At home or at DU.
What is one thing that very few people know about you?
That I’m VERY introverted!
To be a musician and a mountaineer.
My sister, Shirley.
Gizmo, glamour puss black cat and CEO of Gizmo Records.
Watership Down, Lord of the Rings
Favorite piece of music
Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring
Favorite place you’ve ever visited and why
Zermatt, Switzerland, home to the mountain of my dreams, the Matterhorn.
Collegiate Background BM, Vocal Performance, MM Conducting, University of Denver, Lamont School of Music