Choral Conductor and Composer

David Erb

405 S Main St, Moscow, ID 83843

David R. Erb, DMA

Director of the Conservatory & Fellow of Music


Dr. David Erb joined the New Saint Andrews College faculty as a Fellow of Music in 2008, leaving his posts at Trinity Church and Providence Classical Christian School in the Seattle area. He holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts and Choral Conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to moving to the Northwest, Dr. Erb taught and conducted choirs at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and at Bucknell University. Dr. Erb earned a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey, in 1997. Dr. Erb is active in the Moscow choral community and work with local churches. He and his wife Gail and their children reside in Moscow.


  • DMA in Choral Conducting, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
  • MMus in Choral Conducting, Westminster Choir College, Rider University, 1997
  • BMus in Music Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992

Contributing Author

  • Raise the Song: A Classical Christian Guide to Music Education (2019)
  • Teaching Beauty: A Vision for Music & Art in Christian Education (2016)