Delmar Small

Concert, Budget & Equipment Manager/Ombuds Office Associate

Delmar Dustin Small is native of Litchfield, Maine and a graduate of Bates College, where he studied organ and German. 

For many years he was musical director of the “Best of Broadway,” an annual fundraiser performed at Portland’s Merrill Auditorium to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.  He has been musical director or instrumentalist for dozens of musicals in central and coastal Maine.

His musical compositions have been mostly vocal, and include “As It Began to Dawn,” an Easter oratorio premiered by the Bowdoin Chorus in 2013, a musical co-authored with Margaret Ann Harvey: “Rapunzel,” and “Hook, Line & Sinker,” a musical which premiered at Bowdoin College in 2022.  He was a composer-in-residence at the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in 2019.

Since 2002 he has been an administrator in the Bowdoin Music Department where he produces concerts, oversees the use and care of instruments, and pays the bills.  He was the coordinator of Bowdoin’s Workplace Advisor Program and at present is serving as an associate in the Ombuds Office.

He and his husband Teague Morris, both enthusiasts in the worlds of molinology and mycology (windmills and mushrooms), met in grade school in Litchfield and now reside in Topsham.

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