David Brown – Bass
Bassist David Brown has been a member of Vancouver’s professional music community for thirty years. He has performed with almost all the musical organizations (Masterpiece Music, Curio, Music in the Morning, Vancouver New Music, Vancouver Children’s Festival, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Festival Vancouver, Vancouver Jazz Festival, Cantata Singers, UBC Recital Series, Vetta Chamber Music, Turning Point Ensemble, VSO) in existence during this time. In addition to live performance David has extensive film and commercial recording experience. He has toured with The Three Tenors and the Winnipeg Ballet.
A committed teacher, he has taught at most of the music performance departments (UBC, Capilano University, Kwantlen, VCC) in the lower mainland and teaches privately as well. A recipient of two Canada Council Arts Grants, which enabled his studies at the Juilliard School, David has been a member of the Vancouver Symphony since 1978 and Principal Bass of the CBC Radio Orchestra since 2004. He instructs both privately and has taught at most of the music performance departments. During the summers he has performed at the Grand Teton, Sitka, Hornby Is. and Courtenay Music Festivals. David enjoys a wide variety of musical opportunities and has a particular interest in small ensemble settings of a chamber music or improvisational nature.