David joined the navy as a navy musician August, 2003 until August 2017. He was featured as a euphonium and trombone soloist with navy band Northeast, Naval Forces Europe Band in Naples, Italy and Navy Band Great Lakes, IL. David was stationed in Naples, Italy from March, 2008 to March, 2012. Toured 28 countries between Europe and Africa in various ensembles such as the Brass Quintet, Ceremonial and Marching Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band. Featured trombone soloist at the Jazz Festival in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
David earned a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers College of Engineering in 1992. He earned a second degree BA in Music Studies from William Paterson, NJ in May, 2001 and Masters' degree in performance in May, 2008, from University of Rhode Island. He started work on a DMA in September 2017 at HARTT School of Music, University of Hartford.
He is currently the lead trombone player of the Al Fenton Big Band and freelances throughout the New England and New York metropolitan area. David currently teaches brass instruments with over 15 years experience.
David will be performing in our March 22, 2020 concert, "Celebrating the March".