Teacher, Performer, Wind Coach, Conductor


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Studio Teaching

on Dave’s studio teaching

University of Toronto Faculty of Music

Assistant Adjunct Professor 1986-1991

Woodwind and Brass coach -

University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra  1979-1991

Instructor of clarinet, bass clarinet & chamber music 2005-

Orchestral Winds Coach 2008-2014

Master Classes

Arizona State University School of Music 2016

Master Classes

University of Arizona School of Music, 2014-16

Orchestral Wind Section Coaching

Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, 2015

Master Classes

Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, 2015


National Youth Orchestra of Canada, 2005-2013

Faculty, Orford Arts Centre

Wind Octet Programme 2006-2008, 2013-2014

Regular Guest Instructor

Studio clarinet, master classes, adjudication

Adjunct Lecturer, 2010-11

Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

Master Classes

Eastman School of Music, 2006-2009

Master Classes

Northwestern University  School of Music, 2006

Master Classes

DePaul University School of Music, 2010

Visiting Associate Professor, University of Prince Edward Island 2008

studio clarinet, saxophone, woodwind methods

Visiting Assistant Professor, Mount Allison University, 2004-05

Studio clarinet and saxophone, chamber music, jazz band, symphonic band

Instructor of Clarinet, 1992-93

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Music

Hot News

"...the best clarinetto basso I have ever met"

Gianandrea Noseda

Conductor Laureate, BBC Philharmonic

Chief Guest Conductor, Israel Philharmonic