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Music educator

W. David Weber, music educator. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1976. Director music Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, Wichita, since 1976; Member of American Choral Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference, National Association Teachers Singing (national board directors 1994-1999, regional governor 1994-1997), Rotary (Service Above Self award 1998).

Background

Weber, W. David was born on August 1, 1946 in Forest City, North Carolina, United States. Son of Wallace Monroe and Leona Jane Weber.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Cincinnati, 1968. Master of Music, University Cincinnati, 1969. Doctor of Music, University Missouri, 1988.

Career

Director choral and band R.S. Central High School, Rutherfordton, North Carolina, 1969—1972. Professor voice Friends University, Wichita, Kansas, since 1973, director music Opera Music Theater Department, since 1988, head Department Voice, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Musician: Wichita (Kansas) Symphony Orchestra.

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Membership

Director music Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, Wichita, since 1976. Member of American Choral Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference, National Association Teachers Singing (national board directors 1994-1999, regional governor 1994-1997), Rotary (Service Above Self award 1998).

Connections

Married Linda Joy Weber, August 10, 1974. 1 child Heidi Joy.

father:
Wallace Monroe

mother:
Leona Jane Weber

spouse:
Linda Joy Weber

child:
Heidi Joy Weber