Pittsburgh-based oboist, David Fitzpatrick is a founding member and Executive Director of the Incidental Chamber Players and has performed with ensembles including the Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh, Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, Westmoreland Symphony, Renaissance City Winds and Resonance Works.
David was a faculty artist at Festival Amaryllis, a chamber music festival based in Mosnes, France in 2016. In April 2018, he also performed two concerts of Samuel Barber’s Canzonetta for oboe and string orchestra with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra.
As a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, David was the graduate assistant of Mrs. Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida 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 Ms. Carolyn Hove, respectively. He has participated in the masterclasses of Katherine Needleman (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Kathryn Greenbank (Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra), Jan Eberle (Michigan State University), Christoph Hartmann (Berlin Philharmonic), Dr. Stephen Caplan (Las Vegas Philharmonic), and Elaine Douvas (Metropolitan Opera.)
David has been teaching the oboe privately since 2004. He previously managed the PYCO School of Music and Store in Wexford, PA and Yoga Factory Annapolis & Crofton in Maryland.
David practices and teaches yoga. He has taught at studios in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington D.C. and Ireland. He is certified to teach the 26&2 method and Yin yoga.
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