Mr. David Goettee has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, College Park in Statistics and Economics, with a minor in voice.
He also has:
He sang in school choirs since elementary school (when they had music in public schools.) While his majors in college and subsequent degrees were in areas of statistics, business, economics, and telecommunications, he was always involved in singing. He minored in voice in college, plus continued studying voice privately afterward, and continued singing in choirs.
As a chorus member in College, among other things he had opportunities to sing at:
His continuing interest in singing led to him singing over the years at a number of public service functions in Washington, DC metro area and Annapolis, MD, including:
He began recording at Bias Recording Studio in 1990. Then, when Ms. Gerber-Salins left Bias in 2001, he followed her to All Access Audio.
When Ms. Gerber-Salins became a professor, and thus no longer had time for recordings, a long hiatus of recording ensued.
Mr. Goettee retired in 2019 from his last job as a manager of research projects for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. During his tenure at the Department of Transportation in various administrations, he also was:
Retirement allowed Mr. Goettee to turn his attention to completing the multiple requirements contained in each of the following:
Mr. Goettee returned to working with Mr. Bill McElroy, now at Slipped DISC for recording and mastering studio services.
They had originally worked together when Mr. McElroy was at Bias.
Ms. Gerber-Salins graciously made time to provide audio processing support services to Mr. McElroy for Hymns and Songs for Living.
The plan is to subsequently complete several other albums previously started, and planned, possibly with accompanying publications. More on those projects to follow.