David Danielson Eaton is currently Director of Music & Organist at the Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester, Massachusetts. As church musician, he has held appointments in New York, Boston, Minneapolis, San Antonio, Austin, Wisconsin, Iowa, and South Carolina. He served as Director of Music at The Church of St. John the Evangelist on Beacon Hill in Boston, and as Director of Music at historic St. Helena's Episcopal Church (founded 1712) in Beaufort, South Carolina. For ten years Eaton served parishes in Texas, first as Director of Music & Organist-Choirmaster at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in San Antonio, Texas, and then at All Saint’s Episcopal Church on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
His appearances in the great Cathedrals and Churches in Europe, and various venues throughout North America, including Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, The Piccolo Spoleto Music Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, The Concordia Organ Series at Concordia College in Bronxville, New York, The Old West Organ Society Summer Evening Concerts at Old West Church in Boston, St. Thomas Church in New York City, Canterbury, Southwark, St. Albans, Wells and Exeter Cathedrals, have been enthusiastically received.
Eaton earned a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia College-New York, Bronxville, New York; a Master of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts; and the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Eaton also attended the North German Organ Academy. His organ teachers include Richard Heschke, William Porter, Yuko Hayashi, Delores Bruch, John Chappell Stowe, Delbert Disselhorst, and Harold Vogel.
Dr. Eaton has held appointments on the music faculties of The University of Iowa, Bethany College Lindsborg, Hardin-Simmons University, University of Massachusetts Boston, and most recently the University of Texas at San Antonio where he held The Bess Hieronymus Faculty Fellowship, an endowed chair. Many of his students are having successful careers as teachers, church musicians, and performers.
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