David Buley

Choral Director

David Buley is an Associate Professor of Music Education in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University.

He holds graduate degrees in conducting, sacred music, philosophy, and liturgical studies from Westminster Choir College, in Princeton, New Jersey and Drew University in Madison, NJ.

David has taught classroom music in Nova Scotia and New Jersey, and has led choirs in various situations, including children’s choirs, university choirs, and vocal ensembles. He is also a long-time collaborator with R. Murray Schafer through productions such as And Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon, (Patria cycle Epilogue) and Schafer’s Zoroaster, The Enchanted Forest, and Princess of the Stars.

A certified instructor in Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Dr. Buley offers workshops in music education, choral and vocal technique, movement and music, as well as worship arts. He is owned by a vibrant border-collie, Nelllie, and spends a good deal of time singing outdoors with the largest choir on earth.