Podcasting with the President: Dr. Erb | Episode 1

Jordan Clemans · Sep 26 2018 · 1 min read

Jordan Clemans

Sep 26, 2018


President Ben Merkle and Fellow of Music Dr. David Erb discuss the importance of music in the Christian life and how it's communicated in the Freshman Music course.

 

Dr. 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. In addition to his many other musical responsibilities, Dr. Erb is the instructor for the oldest Schola Cantorum choir as well as our trombone teacher.

 

For more lectures, teacher interviews, and a series by Pastor Wilson on Classical Christian Education, subscribe on your favorite podcasting platform.

Every year, New Saint Andrews hosts an academic lectureship. We are pleased to announce that Dr. David Talcott will be our 2021-2022 Lectureship speaker. David Talcott is an …

Sep 3 2021 · 1 min read

The ability to claim neutrality in our culture is diminishing. The world’s contrasts are growing starker. As Dimble in That Hideous Strength said, “Good is always …

May 26 2021 · 1 min read

Celebrate With Us Join us as we celebrate the outstanding graduates of the class 2021. Years of education, sacrifice, and joyful support have gone into creating these leaders who …

May 10 2021 · 1 min read