David Lantz III

David Lantz III is a full-time high school vocal music teacher and choir director in a public school system in Pennsylvania. He is also a prolific composer of sacred and secular choral music, with approximately six hundred published compositions with many major publishers across the United States. He has written for orchestra, symphonic band, jazz ensemble, and chamber groups. In addition, he is an accomplished music editor and typesetter, and a regularly performing pianist/bassist/vocalist in the pop and jazz idioms. His degrees include a B.S. in Music Education from Susquehanna University, and a M.M. in Composition from West Chester University. He resides in northeastern Pennsylvania with his wife, composer and musician Marti Lunn Lantz, and is the father of five musical children, ages 18 to 30.