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David H. Rothe, DMA

Occupation: Choirmaster, Principal Organist and Organist
Born: San Francisco, California

Education:
BA in Music in Trombone and Organ, San Francisco State University (1961)
MA in Music History, University of California Berkeley (1964)
Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ, Choral and Performance Practice of Early Music, Stanford University (1967)

Career:
Organist, St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Chico, CA (2015-Present)
Principal Organist, St. John The Baptist Catholic Church (2011-Present)
Choirmaster, St. John The Baptist Catholic Church (2015-2021)
Organist, St. Augustine of Canterbury, Chico, CA (1995-2015)
Director, Music, St. Augustine of Canterbury, Chico, CA (1995-2015)
Music Professor, California State University, Chico, CA (1968-2008)
Organist, California State University, Chico, CA (1968-2008)
Organist, All Souls’ Episcopal Church, Berkeley, CA (1964-1968)
Choirmaster, All Souls’ Episcopal Church, Berkeley, CA (1964-1968)
Organist, St. Francis’ Episcopal Church, San Francisco, CA (1960-1964)
Choirmaster, St. Francis’ Episcopal Church, San Francisco, CA (1960-1964)
Organist, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, CA
Choirmaster, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, CA
Assistant University Organist, Stanford University
Private Instructor, Richard Purvis Organ Recital, Grace Cathedral
Trombonist, Symphony Orchestra, University of California Berkeley
Organist, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Burlingame, CA

Career Related:
Private Instructor, Piano and Organ (1955-Present)

Civic:
Director, American Guild of Organists

Awards:
Honoree, Three-time Winner, San Francisco and Far Western Region, American Guild of Organists; Recipient, Multiple Stanford Music Guild Scholarships

Memberships:
Member, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America

Family:
Son of Feodor Emil Rothe and Svea Ingeborg (Johnson) Rothe
Child: Lisa
Grandchildren: Olive; Ryan
Two Sisters
Two Brothers

Hobbies:
Reading books, especially John Grisham novels; Doing puzzles

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