David has been involved with music since he was six years old, learning piano and playing for his local primary school concerts and speech nights. At secondary college he became the school pianist and organist and won the music prize in his final year. He sang with the Ballarat Choral Society and St Peter’s Anglican church choir.
In Melbourne, David has sung with a number of choirs, including The Canterbury Fellowship, Tudor Choristers, Melbourne Chorale, St Peter’s Eastern Hill, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir, Ormond College Choir, the Choir of Trinity College and St Paul’s Cathedral choir. David has also been music director at various churches, including Christ Church Brunswick, St Oswald’s Glen Iris and St Stephen and St Mary Mount Waverley. as well as diroector of music of a number of shows with amateur musical societies, including The Wizard of Oz, Godspell, Pippin, Hair and Westside Story .
For a number of years David played the harp with flautist, Ann Cecil, who now works with the Phillip Glass Ensemble in New York. During this time they recorded 8 CDs with ABC Music Publishing, gave numerous concerts around Australia and New Zealand and made several tv appearances, as well as regular performances at the Victorian Arts Centre complex and played for weddings and parties.
David has a B. Mus (Melb.) and is currently studying a Masters of Business Administration at Victoria University.
He now concentrates his time on composition, arranging, music transcribing and engraving and playing the organ for church services, funerals and weddings and playing the piano for small parties and events. David is currently the principal organist at the Collins Street Baptist Church in the city of Melbourne.
He has written for piano, instrumental, orchestral and choral. His works have been performed on three continents and have been featured in the US TV series “When Paintings Come Alive”, as well as on ABC Music Publishing recordings.