David Ledgerwood - Faculty

David Ledgerwood

School: College of Arts and Sciences|Department of Music

Rank:  Associate Professor


  • DMA Music Education, Boston University
  • MA Sacred Music, Pensacola Christian College
  • MA Music Theory and Composition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • BS Music Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

David married Kim Wilson in 1974. They have eight grown children and four grandchildren. They are members of Calvary Baptist Church in Watertown, where David plays piano and organ, sings in the choir and serves as a deacon. Both David and Kim enjoy reading, and Kim frequently reads aloud to David as they travel. David enjoys writing music, trying to do Sudoku puzzles, and spending time with Kim in the empty-nester stage of life.

David came to Maranatha in 1986 after spending four years as a musician in the Air Force, and six years teaching in a Christian school. He earned degrees in Music Education (Summa cum laude), Sacred Music, and Music Theory and Composition and a DMA in Music Education from Boston University. His dissertation was on Musical homeschooling. He has published numbers of sacred arrangements for voice, piano, strings and choir and with his wife Kim authored two textbooks. His research interests are homeschooling, church music, and musical composition.

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