Professor; Chair, Voice Studies, School of Music
- DMA, The Ohio State University
- MMus., Eastman School of Music
- BS in Music Education, Roberts Wesleyan College
David M. Shockey is Chair of Voice Studies at Cairn University, and conductor of the Chorale and Chamber Singers. He earned a B.S. in Music Education from Roberts Wesleyan College, a M..Mus. in Voice from the Eastman School of Music, and a D.M.A. in Vocal Performance from The Ohio State University.
Prior to joining the Cairn faculty in 1978, Dr. Shockey taught music in public schools. During the summer of 1996, he was invited to sing the lead tenor role in Mozart’s The Magic Flute for the Rome Festival Association in Italy. He has served numerous years with the Csehy Summer School of Music. In the fall of 2002, Dr. Shockey took a position at Seattle Pacific University for four years. He returned to Cairn University in 2006 to once again teach voice. He is currently the choir director at First Baptist Church of Haddonfield, New Jersey.
Academic Specialties & Interests:
- Applied Voice
- Diction (French, German, Italian, Latin and English)
- Vocal Literature
- Choral Literature
- Vocal Pedagogy
Teaching at Cairn since 1978