Peacock, David Christopher
Arranger & Composer
b Bradford, Yorks 1949. Birmingham Univ (BMus and Cert Ed) Member of Jubilate Hymns from 1970s, and of the music group for Hymns for Today’s Church, 1982); JH Secretary from 1992. Composer, arranger, conference speaker and workshop leader; several years with ‘Spring Harvest’ music team. He has been Music Director at Clarendon School (see also under FMS Palmer) and at Upton Vale Baptist Church, Torquay; latterly, Head of Music and Worship Dept at London School of Theology (formerly LBC), Northwood. He edited, with others, several hymn and song collections including Jesus Praise (1981), Carol Praise (1987 and, with Noël Tredinnick, its completely new 2006 edn), Songs from the Psalms (1990), Hymns for the People (1993), the much-acclaimed World Praise (with Geoff Weaver, vols 1–3 from 1995), Sing Mission Praise (1995–97) and Sing Glory (1999). These and other books include many of his arrangements. An ARSCM, he has some 70 tunes in print. Nos.18, 200*, 219*=225*, 244*, 276=893, 311* 365*, 532*, 553*, 693, 949*, 1237*.