The Reverend Dr. Paul D. Weber is Professor Emeritus of Church Music at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, North Carolina, where he taught for twenty years and conducted the A Cappella and Chapel Choirs, and, along with his wife Florence Jowers, founded the sacred music program.  Ordained in 1979, Dr. Weber served two congregations in western Pennsylvania prior to his call to teach at Lenoir-Rhyne University.  He is a Distinguished Alumnus of Concordia College–New York and of The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

Dr. Weber is a published, award-winning composer whose music is found in Lutheran hymnals and in the popular series, “Sacred Music from Lenoir-Rhyne,” available at MorningStar Music Publishers. He has master degrees in organ and composition from Washington University, St. Louis, and from the Yale University School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music.  He was granted the doctor of musical arts degree in choral conducting from The University of Iowa.