Rick Paswaters

Department Chair - Arts+Media - Performing Arts

Appointed 2010. Prior to joining the Valor Arts Department, Mr. Paswaters served for over 25 years as worship pastor at several large church ministries, including churches in Colorado, Arizona and Southern California. He is an accomplished director, musician and arranger, and is the founding Director of Valor Symphonics, south Denver’s elite community youth orchestra. Rick also enjoys travel, sports of all kinds, movies and reading. Along with his wife, also a Valor faculty member, Rick has six grown children and six grandchildren.



B.S. Bible — Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania, 1983 M.M. — Azusa Pacific University, 1994