Church Music People
Church Music People
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Wesley and St Aidan's Uniting Church

Canberra Central Parish

in Forrest and Narrabundah

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Church Music People


Dr David Black BMus(Melb), PhD(Harvard), ARCO, is acting Director of Music at Wesley Church, having been Assistant Organist since 2013.

Originally from Melbourne, David was an Organ Scholar at Trinity College, University of Melbourne. Following his B Mus from the University of Melbourne, he gained a PhD from Harvard University with a dissertation on Mozart's sacred music. As Senior Research Fellow and Director of Music at Homerton College, Cambridge, he founded the Charter Choir of Homerton College, which premièred a new work by Peter Maxwell Davies. His critical edition of the Mozart/Süssmayr Requiem is published by Peters Verlag. In February, 2015, he was awarded the Associateship of the Royal College of Organists (ARCO). When not making music, David uses his legal qualifications in the Commonwealth Public Service.