David Haas is the Director of Choral Activities at West High School in Iowa City, Iowa and Director of Music at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At West High, Mr. Haas directs Bass Choir, Treble Choir, West Singers, The Good Time Company Show Choir and Vox Novus (New Voice) Hybrid A Cappella Ensemble.
Prior to his tenure at Iowa City West, Haas held church choir and public school teaching positions in Iowa, South Dakota and Florida. Haas holds a B.A. in Vocal Performance from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and a M.M. in Choral Conducting from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, where he served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Undergraduate Conducting as well as Assistant Director for the Tallahassee Community Chorus and the FSU Men’s Glee Club. His mentors include Weston Noble, Dr. Craig Arnold, Dr. Tim Peter, Dr. Sandra Peter, Dr. Judy Bowers, Dr. Kevin Fenton and Dr. Andre Thomas.
David resides in North Liberty, Iowa where he lives with his loving wife Sarah, daughter Cadence, son Dawson and his faithful dogs, Luther and Martin.