Bachelor of Music (Classical Performace), Honours.
David recently completed Honours at the Elder Conservatorium where he studied cello under Janis Laurs and Rachel Johnston. He graduated in 2015 with first class Honours. David has been awarded a Director’s Award for outstanding achievement in 2014 and 2015, and received a Helpmann Award in 2014 for being one of the top two students in third year classical performance. He was selected as principal cellist for the Australian Youth Orchestra for 2015, and took part in all programs offered by the AYO that year. As part of AYO’s Momentum Ensemble initiative, David has had the opportunity to perform in a concert alongside members of the Australian World Orchestra, conducted by Simon Rattle. In October 2015, he participated in an Australian tour with the Momentum Ensemble under conductor Ariel Zuckermann. David will be continuing his association with the AYO in 2016, participating in their International Tour to Europe and China. This year he has been selected to take part in a young artists’ residency with renowned Sydney new music ensemble, Ensemble Offspring.
These details were last updated on March 25, 2016