School of the Arts, Media + Culture SAMC

David Rushton, Ed.D.

Professor Emeritus of Music

  • Biography

    • 39 years on faculty at TWU with 14 of those years as chair of the music department
    • 1988 - 1998 conductor of the Fraser Valley Symphony
    • 40 years of active involvement in church music, serving in various capacities (pianist, organist, choral conductor, minister of music, worship leader)
    • numerous additional appearances both in the church and the community as pianist, organist, conductor and accompanist
    • Director of Music and Conductor of the Gloria Dei Chorale


  • Education

    • A.R.C.T. in Piano Performance (Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto)
    • B.Mus. with Distinction (McGill University)
    • M.Mus. (University of Alberta)
    • Ed.D. (University of British Columbia)

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