David Holsinger is on the faculty at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, where he teaches conducting, composition, and serves as Director of the Wind Ensemble. Prior to accepting this position, he served as Composer-in-Residence to Shady Grove Church, Grand Prairie, Texas. His compositions have won four national competitions, including a two time ABA Ostwald Award. Educated at Central Methodist College, Fayette, Missouri, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, and the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Holsinger was recently honored with an honorary Doctorate and the Gustavus Fine Arts Medallion from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. In addition to his university duties, Holsinger spends much of his time and energies as a guest composer and conductor with All State organizations, professional bands, and university ensembles throughout the United States.