Behind the Scenes • Music Director
MAESTRO DAVID R. ANAVITARTE dedicates his life to giving God all the glory through the art of music. His musical journey began at age seven, the piano was his first musical instrument. David spent many evenings in Philadelphia, watching the Philadelphia Orchestra rehearse as a child. He has a passion for music and music excellence.
David and Kathy met in Takoma Park Maryland, at Columbia Union College, on the gymnastics team, and were married in 1983 in Warminster, Pennsylvania. They love spending time together with their children and their granddaughter Katelynne. They also enjoy country drives together and looking for unique antique shops and restaurants with ambiance. Spending time out in nature and traveling are just a few of their favorite activities. They have two adult children: Donielle, their daughter, is a Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in nursing and is married to William Halvorsen, a Fire Fighter/Paramedic. Devin, their son, is a Bible teacher, Chaplin and a Christian playwright as well as a published author. Devin has a Master’s Degree in divinity.