David Bowman

David B.

Westlake Village, CA
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Looking to learn the Double Bass? I have you covered. Double Bass is my main instrument and I have been performing professionally since 2007. I have a Bachelors Degree in Double Bass Performance from California State University Northridge. I currently play Double Bass in a plethora of music styles and areas. No matter where you are at with Upright Bass I will have you covered!

About David B.

David grew up in Southern California, spending most of his childhood in Westlake Village, a small suburb right outside of Los Angeles. He began his music life in 3rd grade but didn't find the Bass until middle school. At the begining of seventh grade he was ready to begin playing bass for the rest of his life. He attended Moorpark College before transferring to California State University, Northridge in the fall of 2011, majoring in music with a concentration in string performance on double bass. He performed his senior recital this past April and received his BM in May 2014. As of September 2014, David is now performing as a member of the American Youth Symphony.
David has performed in the past with the following orchestras: American Youth Symphony,Young Artists Symphony Orchestra, CSUN Symphony(Principal), New West Symphony, Westlake Symphony, Idllywild Festival Orchestra, San Fernando Valley Symphony and the Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras
David has been working with the Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra as the Strings Coach and Logistics Assistant. Along with classical music David has also been working and recording with various musical styles/genres/groups. He recently just finished recording on the album Strange Behaviors with the band Noble Creatures .
Mr. Bowman has built the beginnings of a Bass Studio and has been teaching bass since 2007. Having recently graduated with a Bachelors Degree, he plans to continue on to Masters Degree and will be attending in fall 2016.

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Experience

Double Bass Instructor
Aug 2015 - Present

Viewpoint School

Principal Double Bass
Aug 2015 - Present

Westlake Village Symphony

Double Bass Coach
Aug 2014 - Present

Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras

Double Bass Section
Aug 2014 - Present

American Youth Symphony

Assistant Conductor of Youth Strings
Jan 2014 - Present

Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras

Double Bass Section
Aug 2015 - May 2016

Young Artists Symphony Orchestra

Student Bass Coach
Aug 2007 - Jun 2014

Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras

Education

Strings Performance- double bass
Aug 2011 - May 2014

California State University Northridge

Awards

Outstanding Symphony Player Award
May 2014

Dr. Roscigno and Dr. Roscetti

Manuel Compinsky String Award
May 2013

Dr. Roscigno and Dr. Roscetti

Myron Chandler Award
May 2012

Dr. Roscigno and Dr. Roscetti

Affiliations

Young Artists Symphony Orchestra
Aug 2015
The mission of the Young Artists Symphony Orchestra is to champion, train, mentor, and inspire the next generation of outstanding young musicians ages 16-27 for professional careers in symphony orchestras and ensembles around the world.
American Youth Symphony
Aug 2014
The American Youth Symphony’s mission is to inspire the future of a timeless art form by sharing exceptional, innovative concerts based on our landmark training of musicians ages 15-27. The orchestra provides paid fellowships to 100 musicians who represent extraordinary talent from all over the world.
Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras
Aug 2002
Reaching and Inspiring Youth through Music: To enrich the current and future lives of Conejo Valley and surrounding areas youth, of all ages, aspirations and levels, through a unique musical experience, while also developing key life skills in a setting of mutual respect, learning and fun.

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