"...With his artistically-inclined instincts, stunning attention to detail and authentic ear for sound – Dave has a sincere approach and a fresh perspective that confidently leads him to create brilliantly unique styles and textures of music designed to enhance and complement visuals with exceptionally captivating results. One of those rare artists that can get right to the heart of the art and uncover the true essence of what will make a scene or a song memorable and connect to people at their very core, Dave prides himself on finding the right energy, mood, attitude, tone, and expression in his compositions; he can take what was once intangible or impossible to describe, make moving music that organically absorbs its sentiment or subjects into sound, and turn it into unforgettable aural experiences that genuinely resonate within us all."
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Eastman School of Music - Masters Degree in Classical Guitar Performance and Literature
Performed classical guitar pieces in many different performance situations. I participated in master classes with guitarists Scott Tennant of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, David Tannenbaum, Benjamin Verdery, and lutenist Paul Odette. Eastman has consistently been ranked as #1 in the USA, according to the US News and World Report college rankings.
Bowling Green State University - Bachelors Degree in Jazz and Classical Guitar Performance
Completed four performance juries per semester and at least three performances per semester. Studied with Dan Lippel and Chris Buzzelli, as well as the jazz faculty at BGSU. I played in numerous jazz and classical combos, and participated in masterclasses with Jason Vieux and John Schneider.