David Lantz III has been composing and arranging both sacred and secular choral music since 1981, and has approximately 600 published choral works with many major publishers in the United States. He has served as full-time choral director and teacher of voice, music theory and composition at East Stroudsburg High School South in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, since 1992. In addition to teaching and writing, he is a choral editor and typesetter, a church choir director and a very active pianist, bassist and vocalist in the jazz and pop idioms. He has a B.S. in music education from Susquehanna University and a M.M. degree in composition from West Chester University.