David grew up in Roseville and began playing the alto saxophone in grade 5 then continued to study all the saxes through high school. After graduation, he attended Central Michigan University where he studied saxophone with Prof. John Nichol and received aB.S. in Music Education with a minor in Sociology. While attending CMU, David performed on bari sax in the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band 1. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the North Sea Jazz festival, and the Montreux Switzerland Jazz Festival. David brings the experience of teaching band in grades 5-12 and lessons on all band instruments for over 25 years. Now he is offering beginning to advanced saxophone instruction in both classical and jazz here at A & G Central Music! David is driven to help your student reach their musical goals because, "Nothing great was ever accomplished without enthusiasm". In addition to teaching, David can be seen performing in the popular band Under Pressure in the Detroit metro area.