Milwaukee Piano Instructor
David Bahrke is Organist of Delavan United Church of Christ – Congregational church in Delavan, Wisconsin. He also works as a freelance organist, choral director, vocal coach, and pianist. David has worked as a director of music in Episcopal, Lutheran and Roman Catholic parishes as well as other Orthodox and Protestant denominations. He has directed choral, handbell and various instrumental ensembles of children, young adults, and adult musicians.
David has taught both class and individual piano and pipe organ lessons. As a Traveling Music Teacher in Milwaukee Public Schools, he specialized in teaching piano students at academic risk and with learning disability. He has also taught adult age students including senior citizens. His teaching methods include the Alfred Piano Series, Faber Piano Adventures, The Lang Lang Piano Method and other music enrichment media materials.Teaching materials are tailored to a student’s age, grade level, and learning needs.
David has been a performing organist for the John Weissrock Gesu Church Organ Concert Series. He has served as a Dean and a Sub Dean of the American Guild of Organists-Milwaukee Chapter and as a member of the Development and Finance Committee of the AGO National Council. For seventeen years he was Chorus Manager and Artist Liaison for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.