David Darling

David  Darling

Grammy-winner David Darling is an internationally-acclaimed cellist, improvisor, and award-winning educator.  A graduate of Indiana State University and native of Elkhart, Indiana, David served as assistant principal cellist with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and member of the Grammy-winning Paul Winter Consort. He has collaborated with international artists of all stripes including Ralph Towner, Terry Tempest Williams, Bobbi McFerrin, Pilobolus, R. Carlos Nakai, Joseph Campbell, Hong Kong Ballet, Glen Velez, Coleman Barks, and dozens of other musicians, writers, choreographers, photographers and filmmakers across the globe. For over 30 years, David has performed at major festivals and in concert venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Grace Cathedral, Queen Victoria Hall, The Kennedy Center, Festival de Musica Visual de Lanzarote, among others.

In 1986 David co-founded Music for People, an internationally-recognized non-profit educational network dedicated to teaching and fostering music improvisation as a means of creative self expression. Music for People's training and certification program, now in its 18th year, continues to flourish in the United States and has recently expanded to Switzerland.

More at www.daviddarling.com.