David is a composer, arranger and orchestrator. He earned his Emmy nomination for composing the music to the song “Eat Sh!t, Bob!” which aired on HBO’s award-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
On Broadway, David’s work has been heard as dance arranger for the Tony-nominated musical adaptation of Beetlejuice and the celebrated musical comedy Disaster! He also provided additional orchestrations for the Broadway bio-musical Sondheim on Sondheim (Grammy nomination).
He created new arrangements and orchestrations for the Peabody Award-winning documentary, Six by Sondheim. He has also composed the score for the full-length feature All God's Creatures and the short film Dori the Donor.
David has an ongoing collaboration with six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, regularly providing orchestrations for her concerts and albums. His work can be heard on both Audra McDonald New York Philharmonic: Sing Happy and Audra McDonald: Go Back Home. His orchestration of the song “Somewhere/Some Other Time” was performed at the 42nd annual Kennedy Center Honors.
As composer, David's interactive game show musical, Game On was commissioned and premiered at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. His musical, Our New Town, focusing on students coping with gun violence premiered at Wagner College. Some of his musical works for students also include Mario and the Comet (Seattle Children's Theatre), Snowed In (Accelerando Music Conservatory), Greetings from Coco-Boco (Accelerando Music Conservatory), and his song "Don't be Surprised" commissioned and performed annually at the Blumey Awards in Charlotte, N.C.
David earned his master of music degree in choral conducting from Carnegie Mellon University (under the tutelage of Dr. Robert Page) and a self-defined bachelor of music degree from The Hartt School.