David began his classical bassoon training in 2004 in his middle school band. In 2014, he became a member of the Ohio Light Opera Company and performed with the group for one season. David earned a Bachelor’s degree in Bassoon Performance from the University of North Texas. In 2017, he earned his Master’s Degree in Bassoon Performance from UNT under professor Kathleen Reynolds with a related field in performing arts health with Professor Kris Chesky. David was awarded a Research Fellowship (2017-2018) and is currently finishing his Bachelor’s in biology. After graduation, David plans to pursue a PhD in biochemistry.