Dennis Pedde holds a Master of Church Music degree from Southern Seminary in Louisville Kentucky in 1981, with a double major in Music Theory and Church Music.
With over 35 years of church music leadership experience, Dennis has directed and led choirs and instrumental ensembles in Baptist and Methodist churches, and is currently the Director of Instrumental Music at First Presbyterian Church of Iowa City, Iowa.
He has worked with children, youth, and adults of all ages in choral and instrumental ensembles. He has also led clinics and workshops helping other churches start, increase, and improve their music program.
Dennis plays trumpet and piccolo trumpet for oratorio and cantata performances. His repertoire includes Handel's Messiah, Rutter's Gloria, and several of the Bach cantate.