David Cotter has served as Handbells Director at Trinity UCC since the fall of 2018. He is an assistant professor of theatre at Heidelberg University in Tiffin where he teaches courses in musical theatre, acting, and design. He also serves as the resident musical director for theatre productions and directs both the on campus show choir and a cappella groups for the Heidelberg community.
David previously served as the Managing Artistic Director of Town Hall Theatre in Dayton, Ohio, exclusively presenting work for young audiences. He also was the Director of Education at The Redhouse Arts Center in Syracuse, NY, where he supervised a 3.2 million dollar education collaboration program that focused on arts integration and collaboration with students in the Syracuse City School District.
David is a certified music educator in Ohio and New York and spent time in the middle school classroom. David is an avid musical theatre performer, historian, director, and music director. He attended the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and the University of Central Florida, and Westminster Choir College.