My name is Dr. David D., a professional composer, engineer and educator. I have earned both a Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees from Indiana University, as well as a Ph.D. from The Union Institute and University. I have over 25 years experience teaching music at the elementary and secondary levels, as well as college/university.
Teach upper divisional Music Composition/Song writing and Advanced Synthesis/MIDI Use current MIDI and DAW software – incorporate recording, mixing and production techniques
Teaching duties include web-based and classroom based Music Appreciation; Instructor in Applied Piano, Viola and Composition
Designed a new on-line course in World Music; Directed the Yavapai College Vocal Ensemble, including two public concerts per semester; taught four levels of piano lab;
Coordinate student recitals. Principal Violist, College Symphony; HQL committee member
Maintain digital music studio; compose original works and arrangements.
Composed, performed and recorded music scores for independent films; Design online courses for non-academic clients Maintain web site and internet presence; composed, recorded and produced CD
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.
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