David York, PhD. holds degrees in Voice Performance, Vocal Music Education, Conducting, and Composition. He has composed music in a variety of genres – including opera, ballet, musical theater, chamber music, and most extensively choral works, several of which have been published and are performed by choruses nationwide. David has conducted choirs of all ages, sizes, and ability ranging from the critically acclaimed David York Ensemble to Portland Boychoir to the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus and Aurora Women’s Chorus. David has been involved in church music since childhood and brings tremendous energy, joy, and expertise to his work as Music Director at New Thought Center for Spiritual Living.