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Dave Lehman

Dave Lehman

Department of Keyboard Studies
Division of Music
School of Fine Arts and Communication



  • MMus, Piano Performance, Boston University
  • BA, Piano, Bob Jones University

About Dave

David Lehman is adjunct faculty in the Department of Keyboard Studies at Bob Jones University, where he has taught for 44 years.  He has retired as  Head of the Department of Keyboard Studies and teaches private piano lessons.

He holds the M.M. in Piano Performance from Boston University, where he studied piano with Anthony diBonaventura and chamber music with Leslie Parnas and Eugene Lehner.  He received the B.A. in Piano Performance from Bob Jones University, and his primary instructor was Laurence Morton.

His students have won numerous awards and competitions, including the Fulbright Scholarship to study at the Vienna Conservatory(2012), first place in the Lansing Matinee Musicale Competition(2013), Honorable Mention and “Most Promising Pianist” at the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition(2013), first place in the BJU Concerto/Aria Competition(2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2022), and first place in the BJU Annual Piano Competition(2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2022).

Professor Lehman has been featured as soloist with the BJU Symphony Orchestra and performs in numerous recitals.  He serves as adjudicator and clinician in the southeastern United States and is a member of MTNA and the Greenville Music Teachers.  He was a faculty member and past director of the BJU Senior Piano Camp.

He is active in his local church, where he serves as organist and choir pianist.

In his spare time, Professor Lehman likes to read, both professionally and recreationally, and to spend time with his family—he will be very happy to tell you about his grandchildren.