David Schwoebel (b. 1957) is Minister of Music / Composer in Residence at Derbyshire Baptist Church in Richmond Virginia. He is a graduate of McKendree College in Lebanon, IL and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Voice and Organ Performance, and a Master of Church Music with an emphasis in Composition.
The MICHELLE hymn tune included in the 1991 Baptist Hymnal is named for David’s wife, Michelle. The BRITTANY, ASHLEY and COURTNEY hymn tunes, named for their three daughters, and the ROSE MARY, HENDRICKS AVENUE, as well as an arrangement of IRBY hymn tunes, are included in the Celebrating Grace Hymnal. The tunes, COURTNEY and ROSE MARY are also included in Glory to God: The Presbyterian Hymnal.
For more information on David’s extended music ministry, compositions and arrangements, or the “’Soli Deo Gloria!’ - the Music of David Schwoebel” CD, please visit www.davidschwoebel.com.