Born and reared in Southern California, David completed a highly successful 24 year career in the United States Navy where he was privileged to visit over thirty countries around the world. He graduated with a B. A. in Music from (Pasadena College) Point Loma College, San Diego, CA. David has been playing piano & organ and leading choirs in churches since 1963 and retired from choir director and organist at Calvary UMC, Fayetteville, PA after 19 years. Also retired from teaching piano, voice, and guitar at the Cumberland Valley School of Music in Chambersburg, PA after 18 years.