David Fitzpatrick (oboist) is the founding member and Executive Director of the Incidental Chamber Players, an ensemble focused on performing works that are unjustly forgotten or rarely heard in the chamber music repertoire, and has performed with ensembles including the Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh, Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, Renaissance City Winds, DC Strings Workshop, Colour of Music Festival, and Resonance Works. In April 2018, he performed Samuel Barber’s Canzonetta for oboe and string orchestra with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra in Seattle, W.A.
As a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, David was the graduate assistant of Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra) where he received an Advanced Music Studies certificate and Masters of Music in Oboe Performance. He received his Bachelors in Arts at the University of California, Los Angeles and California State University, Long Beach where he studied with Dr. Jonathan Davis and Carolyn Hove (Los Angeles Philharmonic), respectively.
David practices and teaches yoga. He has taught at studios in the United States (California, Maryland, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C.) and Dublin, Ireland. He was certified to teach the 26&2 method with Yoga Factory (500-hour certification) in the Summer of 2017 and Yin yoga in April 2019 and November of 2019 with Bernie Clark and Diana Batts (50-hour certifications.) He has been fortunate to teach over 900 yoga classes and meet many wonderful yogis along the way.