David is a classically trained pianist with over 25 years experience, Operating out of his studio in the heart of Prahran - he is currently 1st Associate Voice Coach to Tim Smith and Vocal Alchemy Australia.
Having completed studies in Music Direction for Musicals at Goodspeed Institute Of Musical Theatre in Connecticut and The Young Conductor's Program at the VCA, David continues to be contracted for performance and voice masterclasses as well as conducting and Music Direction engagements in Australia and overseas. David held the position of Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Melbourne Rainbow Band producing numerous milestone concerts and special events.
Music Directed productions of Avenue Q, (Trifle Theatre Co.), Company (Music Theatre Guild Award –Best Music Direction), Sweeney Todd, Godspell, Chicago, La Chuisa's - The Wild Party, Spring Awakening, A Chorus Line and in 2016 - Reefer Madness (RL Productions), NINE- In Concert (Marilla St Productions).
Assistant Music Directed and/or programmed keyboards for productions of Les Miserables, West Side Story, Sondheim On Sondheim (Marilla St Productions), City Of Angels (Life Like Company), Children Of Eden and Sweeney Todd.
Provided original orchestrations for Seriously – The Pet Shop Boys Reinterpreted (Australia and Edinburgh) “Normie – The Musical” (Musical Theatre Guild Award - Best New Orchestration) and “Crossroads” – A New Australian Musical.
He has also worked in the Music Department for King Kong Live On Stage (Global Creatures), Gypsy (The Production Company), Nice Work If You Can Get it (The Production Company) and McCubbin – A New Australian Opera, Curtains (The Production Company) as well as the Stephen Schwartz Tryptich for Magnormos and most recently as Childrens Voice Coach/Repetituer for Matilda The Musical - Australasia (Louise Withers ad Associates),