DAVID'S 2017 - 2018 CALENDAR

A listing of conducting performances, workshop appearances, composer residencies and new work premieres.

This year David conducts the Oklahoma All-State Children’s Chorus, the Alabama All-State Middle School Chorus, and the Adventures in Harmony Men’s Choir at Hope College (MI), adjudicates choral festivals in New York, Tennessee and Florida, works with choirs in Illinois, and Florida, and teaches at the Choral Music Experience (CME) Institute at Michigan State University.  He prepares his own chorus for performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and conducts university choral ensembles, orchestra, singers and dancers in Bernstein’s MASS at UCF Celebrates the Arts at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando.  New works premiere in Illinois, Tennessee, New York, Maryland and Oklahoma.


September

30, 10/1  Chorus Master:  Beethoven 9th Symphony, UCF choirs with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Jacobsen, conductor, Bob Carr auditorium, Orlando, FL

October

 4  Conductor: Adventures in Harmony Men’s Choir, Hope College, Holland MI

15  Clinician:  Sarasota Young Voices, Sarasota, FL 

November

3 - 4  Florida State ACDA conference, Lake Mary, FL

December

1  Conductor:  UCF Choirs concert, Cathedral of St. James, Orlando, FL

10  Guest composer/clinician:  Grande Prairie Children’s Chorus, Park Forest, IL 

January

10 -13  Florida Music Educators Association State Conference, Tampa, FL

20  Conductor and Composer:  Premiere of GREEN MAN, Oklahoma All-State Children’s Chorus

February

21 – 24  Southern Division ACDA conference, Louisville, KY

March

8-10  Conductor:  Alabama All-State Middle School Chorus

23 -24  Clinician:  Heritage Choir Festival, Orlando, FL

April

13 -14  Clinician:  Heritage Choir Festival, Orlando, FL

15  Conductor:  University Choirs at UCF Celebrates the Arts, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando, FL

21  Guest composer/conductor:  Premiere of HAND SPEAK, Anima - Young Singers of Greater Chicago, Emily Ellsworth, Artistic Director, Glen Ellyn, IL

29  Composer:  Premiere of commissioned work, Madrigal Choir of Binghamton, Bruce Borton, Artistic Director, Binghamton, NY

27-28  Clinician: Heritage Choir Festival, New York, NY    

May

4  Clinician:  Smoky Mountain Music Festival, Gatlinburg, TN

8  Composer:  Premiere of commissioned work, Hardin Valley Academy choir, Teresa Scoggins, conductor, Knoxville, TN

June

10  Composer:  Premiere of commissioned work, Strathmore Children’s Chorus, North Bethesda, MD

July

Faculty:  Choral Music Experience (CME), Michigan State University, E. Lasing, MI