Service Times 8:30 and 10 am Contemporary, 11:15 am Traditional

David Hamilton

Director of Music

David Hamilton (

Our new Director of Music, David Hamilton, joined the First Presbyterian staff in September of 2023.  David’s career in music began at The North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem where he received his high school diploma in Voice Performance. He continued his education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro receiving a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance. At the Boston Conservatory, he received a Master of Music in Voice Performance and was a member of Pi Kappa Lambda. David’s professional career includes teaching in both public and private schools as well as the college level. He has most recently served as Music Director at one of our ECO churches.  He has worked with Pre-K through high school age children. His performance career has varied—performing in operas as well as presenting recitals in different venues. He’s also been featured in Oratorio solos in different churches on the east coast. David has served in apprenticeships at Sarasota Opera and Opera Carolina and four other sites. To acknowledge his talent, David has received awards for his performance:

*The Ron & Charlotte Payne Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council

*First Place from the National Association of Teachers of Singing in Finger Lakes

*First Place from the Music Teachers National Association