A native of California, David is a multifaceted musician in the greater Boston area who currently splits his time as performer, teacher, and music administrator. As a saxophonist and woodwind doubler, he is active in classical, jazz, musical theatre, and improvisation. As a classical musician, he has performed with the groups as diverse as the ALEA III, International Contemporary Ensemble, Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra, Hub New Music, and the Navy Band East.
David is an ardent educator and has been teaching woodwinds since 2005 as a private instructor. He is on faculty at the EKS Music School, the All Newton Music School, and Brookline Adult and Continuing Education, and he also performs educational outreach with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, North End Music and Performing Arts Center, and the Boston Philharmonic’s Crescendo! Program.
David also has extensive experience in technical production and concert management in a variety of organizational positions. He is the current Acting Manager to Collage New Music and in 2015 was the live-in Musical Assistant to Gunther Schuller. David graduated with a Bachelors of Music from Cal State Fullerton (2013) and a Double Masters Degree in Saxophone Performance and Music Theory from New England Conservatory (2016).