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David studied composition at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and then continued on at USC to complete their Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television certificate program. While an undergrad at USC, his orchestra piece “Illustrious Dreams” was selected to be a part of the New Music for Orchestra concert, and while a graduate in the SMPTV program, he was awarded the Joe and Alice Harnell Scholar Award for Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television.
After graduating from USC, he followed his dream to score film and television projects. David has written music for “Thief,” the Student Academy Award winning short film, “Blood, Sweat, and Lies” and “Sins and Seduction” for Lifetime Movie Network, as well as the independent sci-fi feature “Axcellerator” for Edgewood Studios. David has also contributed additional music to “Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” on Disney XD, “Godless” and “The Queen’s Gambit,” both on Netflix, and “Bring It On: Rebels” for Universal.
From 2019-2021, David worked as scoring assistant/arranger/orchestrator for composer John Frizzell, contributing additional music for "Zappa" and orchestrations for “Duncanville” on FOX. Most recently, David was co-composer for HBOMax's hit comedy "Hacks" with composer Carlos Rafael Rivera. When he’s not writing music, David is enjoying time with his amazing wife Andi, and their three pets at their home in Pasadena, California.