David N. Childs - Dallas, TX

David N. Childs, b. 1969 at Nelson, New Zealand, has a Bachelorís degree in composition and musicology from Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand; a Master of Music degree in conducting from the Florida State University, Tallahassee; and a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Louisiana State University. From 2000-2011 Dr. Childs served as tenured Associate Professor of Choral Studies at the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, Nashville. He has conducted numerous All-State and honor choirs, and his compositions frequently appear at state festivals and workshops, and at ACDA state, regional, and national conventions. He has received commissions from around the world, including Japan, New Zealand, and South Africa. In 2010 he was voted the Tennessee Composer of the Year. In May of 2013 he accepted the Director of Music position at University Park United Methodist Church in Dallas. In addition, in 2010 he established Vox Humana a Nashville-based professional choir of twenty-four voices, serving as their Executive and Artistic Director. Their compact disc recording Into the Night (featuring several SBMP titles) was released by Naxos in May, 2013. David is married to Lesley French Childs, Assistant Professor of Laryngology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, and the proud father of two beautiful young daughters.

5 Octavos from the David N. Childs Sacred Choral Series
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I Will Lift Mine Eyes to the Hills David N. Childs SAB
Lord's Prayer, The David N. Childs SA
Lord's Prayer, The David N. Childs SATB
The Light of God Kevin Foster SATB
Think on These Things David N. Childs SATB