Dave began his career as a high school Band/Choral Director, finishing 28 years of teaching in 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from East Carolina University and a Master of Science in Music Education from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana. In 2017, he completed a Doctor of Worship Studies (DWS) from the Robert Webber Institute of Worship Studies (IWS) in Jacksonville, FL.
He has held music ministry positions for the past 23 years in Baptist (CBF) and Presbyterian (PCUSA) churches in Elkin and Blowing Rock, NC. David is a composer of choral anthems and hymns, published by Mark Foster Music, a division of the Hal Leonard Publications and World Library Publications (WLP). He is also a member of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM) and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).
David is married to Jamie, a retired elementary school librarian. They have two adult children. Their daughter, Brittany, teaches Choral Music at Davie High School and is the Director of Music Ministries at Clemmons Presbyterian Church. She and her husband Dan live in Winston-Salem. David and Jamie’s son, Kenton, is a recent graduate of Appalachian State University and works for High Country Community Health in Boone, NC. David and Jamie also have three “Grandpuppies,” Missy and Chip (Dan and Brittany) and Bo (Kenton), who succeed in keeping everyone entertained.
Join us for worship this Sunday at 11 a.m.