David Sievers

Artist-in-Residence, Voice; Opera Workshop

Full-Time Faculty


Phone: 937-229-4971

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Tenor David Sievers is an artist-in-residence of voice at the University of Dayton where he teaches private voice and related coursework. He also co-directs the UD Opera Workshop.

Raised in Kennewick, Washington, Dr. Sievers holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Washington State University, a Master of Music degree from Boise State University, and the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University where he studied with Paul Kiesgen and was an associate instructor, teaching voice and undergraduate vocal pedagogy. Former teachers include Gary Lakes and Winnifred Ringhoffer.

Dr. Sievers has performed on the stages of IU Opera Theater, Bloomington Music Works, the Opera Theater and Music Festival of Lucca, Bloomington Early Music Festival, Spokane Opera, Washington East Opera, and Richland Light Opera. He has also appeared with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, the Boise Master Chorale and the Mid-Columbia Oratorio Chorus. He is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, and Phi Beta Kappa.

A church musician since the age of 12, Dr. Sievers is the Pastoral Associate of Music and Liturgy at St. Luke Parish in Beavercreek, Ohio.


  • D.M. Indiana University
  • M.M. Boise State University

Research Interests

  • The Lieder of Wilhelm Killmayer
  • Vocal science
  • Song settings of mystic poetry