- Published his ground-breaking PhD Dissertation on the interpretation of Bach’s organ music in Frankurt, Germany in 1965. Die Interpretation und Wiedergabe der Orgelwerke Bachs. Ein Beitrag zur Bestimmung von stilgerechten Prinzipien. Bildstelle der J.W. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main: 1965. 390p.
- Became Honorary Fellow of the Royal Canadian College of Organists (RCCO)
- June 2008 – Inducted into the Edmonton Cultural Hall of Fame in the Builder Category. In recognition of that award, the King’s University College published an article summarizing his 28 years of achievement as a Professor at King’s University College.
- 2015 – Received an Honorary Membership from the South African League of Church Organists (SAKOV).
- King’s Connection Article, 2012: Honouring Dr. Jacobus Kloppers (click on this link to read enlarged version):
In the words of his previous students at the King’s University College: