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 Festival in Holland (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 and at Texas Tech University School of Music.  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.


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


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

15  Clinician:  Sarasota Young Voices workshop, Sarasota, FL 


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


1  Conductor:  University of Central Florida choirs, St. James Cathedral, Orlando, FL

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


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

17-19  Conductor and Composer:  Premiere of GREEN MAN, Oklahoma All-State Children’s Chorus, Tulsa, OK


21 – 24  Southern Division ACDA conference, Louisville, KY


8-10  Conductor:  Alabama All-State Middle School Chorus, Birmingham, AL

22 -23  Composer Residence: Ecstatic Songs, Texas Tech Women's Chorus, Lubbock, TX


6-7  Conductor:  Bernstein's MASS, UCF Celebrates the Arts, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando, FL

8  Conductor:  Journey to Justice, Univeristy of Central Florida choirs, UCF Celebrates the Arts, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando, FL

13 -14  Clinician:  Heritage Choir Festival, 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 THE GIFT TO SING, Madrigal Choir of Binghamton, Bruce Borton, Artistic Director, Binghamton, NY

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


4  Clinician:  Smoky Mountain Music Festival, Gatlinburg, TN

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


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

18-22 Faculty:  Choral Music Experience (CME), Michigan State University, E. Lasing, MI