David Lantz III
David Lantz III is a prolific composer and arranger of sacred and secular choral music, with approximately 700 published compositions with many major publishers throughout the USA. He has written for choir, piano, orchestra, symphonic band, jazz ensemble and chamber groups since 1981. In addition, he is also an accomplished music editor and engraver, church choir director, and regularly performing bassist/pianist/vocalist in the pop and jazz idioms. Having taught music to every grade from K through college, he is recently retired from nearly 32 years of full time public school teaching. He resides in northeastern Pennsylvania with his wife, composer Marti Lunn Lantz. They are the parents of 6 grown children, ages 23-49.