Teacher, Performer, Wind Coach, Conductor


A more detailed look...


Orchestral and

Chamber Music

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 1983- 2011

L'Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Spring, 1994

National Arts Centre Orchestra, 1998- 2007

Canadian Opera Company, 1978-1983

National Ballet of Canada, 1978-1983

Stratford Festival, 1978-1983

Hamilton Philharmonic, 1978-1983

Festival of the Sound, 1988-

Founding Member, Canadian Saxophone Quintet, 1986

Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, 2000-2008

Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Orchestra

Canadian Chamber Ensemble

Symphony Nova Scotia, 1983

PEI Symphony Orchestra, 2004

Elora Festival

Guelph Spring Festival

As Conductor

Co-founder & Director, Scarborough Concert Band, 1972

Co-founder & Director, Scarborough Wind Ensemble, 1975

Founder & Director, The Symphony Winds, 1989

Founding Conductor, Silverthorn Symphonic Winds, 2005

Guest Conductor, Orchestra Toronto, 2003

Guest Conductor (1995-), Music Director (2011-12), Northdale Concert Band

Guest Conductor, Wellington Winds, 2009

Guest Conductor, Guelph Symphony Orchestra, 2010

Gust Conductor, Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, 2011

Guest Conductor, York Symphony Orchestra, 2012

Wind Coach, University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 2011-

As Orchestral Soloist

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 1988

Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, 2001

Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, 1986

Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, 1990

Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, 1991

on Dave’s orchestral and chamber music playing...


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