OUR COMPOSERS

 

Dale Paterson

 

Dale Peterson is Minister of Muisc/Composer in Residence at Auburn First Baptist Church, Auburn, Alabama. Dale was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1948 and is married with two adult sons, Travis and Tyler.

He holds a BA in Music from Kentucky Southern College of the University of Louisville and an MM in Theory from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati with additional PH.D work at the University of Cincinnati. Dale has been a recipient of ASCAP award for the past 20 years and is a member of ASCAP, ACDA, Choristers Guild, Baptist Church Conference and the Hymn Society of America.

Dale's hobbies include ham radio, gardening, and baking.

His recent compositions include Christmas Is a Time for Singing (Shawnee, 2006); Have You Heard (Shawnee, 2006); My Jesus, I Love Thee (Shawnee Press, 2006), This is the Day (Shawnee Press, 2005); Advent Prayer (Lorenz, 2005) and Silent Night (BriLee, 2005). Additional compositions are published by Beckenhorst Press, Choristers Guild, Mark Foster and Hinshaw Music.